Torre Lorenzo Loyola - LOCATION
Torre Lorenzo Loyola is located at Rosa Alvero St., Loyola Heights in Quezon City. In this locality, you can feel certain freshness since there are many trees and lush greeneries around - sort of an escape from the city jungle. Loyola Heights is on DIliman’s southeast portion – a stone’s throw away from Marikina City and Eastwood City.
Parents whose children want to study from among these schools – UP, ATENEO or Miriam College will find this property a very good choice, if not the best. It will be a luxury nowadays to walk a few minutes from your home to your office or school. This is what Torre Lorenzo Loyola offers you. No need to be stressed out with the daily traffic woes. Whether you are a student, a faculty member or a small, growing family who want the best conveniences in life, this place is for you.
Aside from ATENEO de Manila University and University of the Philippines, the other school that is just a few meters away is Miriam College. Going quite farther away are schools such as: St. Bridget School, Philippine School of Business and Arts (PSBA), Technological Institute of the Philippines, Asian College, Multiple Intelligence International School, Kostka School and the popular culinary school, Center for Culinary Arts.
If your place of work is within the Katipunan or Diliman areas or a nearby city – it is to your own advantage. There are a number of good institutions here like the schools (if you teach) as well as private and government offices within the vicinity. No need to commute or drive long and maybe you can even walk to your office if you’re up for it. There’s UP Ayala Techno Hub not far from this area where millennials can easily land jobs in BPOs and other technology companies. Students and professionals alike would love this place for the good opportunities for education and employment. Who would not love this?
If you are familiar with Katipunan Avenue – you will be very familiar with the Shakey’s Restaurant which has been there for many years. It is just beside this famous pizza restaurant. Wow – foodies surely would have an easy access to good food all around the area. Aside from Shakey’s, there are other eating spots to love like Sweet Inspiration, Center for Culinary Arts (formerly the Cravings Restaurant), McDonald’s and Starbucks. And in case you have some school supplies or books to purchase at an instant – there’s the Iconic bookstore of all bookstores, the National Bookstore that is just a few steps away.
For retail therapy, the nearest place to go to is UP Town Center that is about 1.6 kms away. Nearby is Rustan’s Supermarket for your daily grocery needs. Or if you want to splurge, you can always go to SM City North EDSA, Trinoma and Vertis North for great shopping. These malls are a few minutes drive away from the neighborhood.
In cases of emergencies, there are hospitals and medical centers around the neighborhood, among them are: World Citi Medical Center, Quirino Memorial Medical Center, Capitol Medical Center, Philippine Heart Center, East Avenue Medical Center and St. Luke’s Medical Center, all in QC.
For your spiritual needs, both Catholic and non-Catholic churches surround the community so you have a lot of options. The nearest Catholic Church is the Santa Maria Della Strada Parish Church and the popular Monasterio Real de Sta. Clara de Manila. Other churches include: Victory Katipunan Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Aurora Chapel, UCCP The Citadel Church and Seventh-Day Adventist Balara.
Going to your community is fast and easy. There’s a public transport terminal of tricycles at the corner of Rosa Alvero and Esteban Abada Streets - you can take this if you need to go to the MRT-Katipunan 2 Station after a very short walk, alighting at the street corner of Esteban Abada and Katipunan Avenue. There are taxis and GRAB cars as well for your own comfort. But if you have a vehicle and you want to go to the North portion, just take the U-turn slot below the Katipunan Flyover and you will be right there at ATENEO or Miriam College. If you go farther than that, UP Town Center is what will greet you. If you’re going towards South, just go through the Katipunan Flyover and you will find Marikina, Eastwood City, Ortigas and Taguig in a few minutes. Travelling is fast, accessible and easy to any point in the metro.