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Jane’s Walk

Let’s go for a walk! Join Jane’s Walk on Saturday, May 13 from 8:30 am to noon to explore the past and future of the dynamic Ortigas neighborhood. And Lopez Museum and Library is one of the stops! 
Highlights include learning about the upcoming Ortigas Greenways Project, where new elevated walkways, three parks and a bike hub connect from the Ortigas MRT to Robinsons Galleria and Meralco Avenue. The Ortigas Greenways is a partnership with the Department of Transportation and Asian Development Bank to enhance walkability and recreation in the Ortigas business district. 
Meet at 8:30 am at the main gates of Saint Pedro Poveda College on Poveda Street. Tour ends at noon at Purple Yam Estancia at Capitol Commons where homemade halo-halo will be available for P 240. Stay and explore the Katipunan Weekend Market until 10 pm.
This Jane’s Walk is led by
Architect and heritage advocate Paulo Alcazaren. 
Purple Yam restaurant co-owner and culinary heritage advocate Amy Besa
ADB Senior Transport Specialist Lloyd Wright founder Celina Agaton
Dress for summer walking and bring water, sunscreen, hats and umbrellas! Children are welcome. Pets are too, however, the Lopez Museum and Library does not allow pets inside the Benpres Building. 
Lopez Museum and Library (LML) entrance rates are as follows:
Php 100 – Adults
Php 80 – Students (Grade 7 – College Level, Senior citizens and LML members)
Php 60 – Grades 1 – 6
What is a Jane’s Walk?
Jane Jacobs believed in walkable neighbourhoods and cities planned for and by people. Her principles continue to guide urban planning principles today. We started Jane’s Walk in 20016 to honour her life and ideas. More than 200 cities around the world host walks every year. Learn more at