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Makati Avenue (Filipino: Abenida Makati) is a major commercial thoroughfare in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines. It forms the eastern border of Ayala Triangle and is one of the three main avenues of the Makati Central Business District. The avenue runs in a somewhat north–south diagonal direction almost parallel with Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). It passes through two distinct neighborhoods of the city: the Makati CBD and the old Makati Población. At its northern end lies the older part of Makati starting from J.P. Rizal Avenue. It continues through Población to Gil Puyat Avenue, marking the southern edge of the old district. South of Gil Puyat onto the CBD, the avenue becomes more commercial and upscale. The shopping hub of Ayala Center and Arnaiz Avenue lie at its southern end.
|Former name(s)||Culi-Culi Road|
|Maintained by||Department of Public Works and Highways[lower-alpha 1]|
|Length||2.1 km (1.3 mi)|
|North end||J.P. Rizal Avenue and P. Burgos Street in Poblacion|
Gil Puyat Avenue
Paseo de Roxas
|South end||Arnaiz Avenue in San Lorenzo|
Makati Avenue has two lanes each way in the Poblacion area, widening to three or four in the CBD. It has a short extension into the gated San Lorenzo Village as San Lorenzo Drive.