08/14/11

the park at Salcedo Village

First things first, Salcedo Village is not an actual village filled with residences, except perhaps for some high-rise condominium residences scattered throughout the area. It’s known more as a business address, where companies like Shell, Chinabank, RCBC, and PhilamLife to name a few; schools like the Lyceum Law School and Ateneo de Manila Professional Schools; and embassies like the Saudi and German embassies are located.


In the midst of the busy character of this area, it’s interesting and good to note that at the heart of Salcedo Village a wide green space known as the Salcedo Park, or, officially, the Jaime C. Velasquez Park, one of those who helped develop Salcedo Village and the Makati Business District as a whole to what it is today. Continue reading

03/27/11

Orthodoxy and Germanica in the metropolis

I guess somehow we are all familiar with metropolis’ multi-cultural and multi-religious background, with the presence of Islamic, Buddhist, and Hindu places of worship. But who would have thought it was more diverse than what we normally thought it was?

Right in Makati’s bustling and low-key part of Salcedo Village stands a midrise building called Adamson Centre. If the name Adamson may sound familiar, it is because the building was built through the efforts of the same family that founded Adamson University back in 1932.

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Adamson Center’s location along LP Leviste St. and at the end of Villar St. in Salcedo Village, Makati

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Adamson Center

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