Kasikas: Ororama Cogon Renovation

A wave of shopping improvements has hit Cagayan de Oro eversince Centrio has opened. Ororama Cogon is currently under a massive renovation work, and the new extension and perhaps new entrance (former location of the Island bank and after six tailoring) is nearing completion:

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The new entrance will connect directly to the ladies wear section in the second floor and the food court in the first floor:
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A new escalator is being added near the JR Borja Entrance (near Jollibee), presumably to add upward and downward access to the second floor. (Previously the escalator only goes upward)

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The ceramic floor tiles are gradually being replaced with granite tiles, bringing a more modern feel to the aging store.

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Ororama Cogon, if I am not mistaken, is the oldest department store and supermarket in Cagayan de Oro. Originally from Osmena St., it moved to its current location at Mortola-JR Borja streets. Still built predominantly in wood, it was ravaged by fire in the mid 90s, and was rebuilt a few years after. Now Ororama Cogon is one of the best places for inexpensive grocery and department store shopping.