Centre Street and 16th Avenue are one of the highest frequency transit bus routes in Calgary. Every day thousands of commuters get to downtown from the Centro area via Calgary Transit. Centre street is also home to the lane reversal making your commute in and out of downtown quicker than ever. Catch over 8 bus routes that run right past Centro on Centre Street North. Bus 3, 64, 62, 109, 116, 142, 300 & 301. Even more when you pass 16th Avenue Southbound, only a short walk away.
Rosso Coffee Roasters have been one of the fastest growing local coffee shops in Calgary. They are at the base of Centro and this will be the centralized meeting place for everyone at Centro. Meet your friends before heading out or just grab your laptop or tablet and enjoy the atmosphere with your favorite espresso. Rent at Centro on Centre Street and it will always be fresh. www.RossoCoffeeRoasters.com
One of the most important aspects of renting an apartment at Centro is its distance from a major grocery store. Yes, Centre street is home of some of the best little grocery stores but knowing that you can go one place for all your needs in one stop is priceless. You know your time is worth more and there’s no need to drive or walk further than you need to. Grab a hot, premade meal, or make your own dish at Safeway.
Centre Street North from downtown and all the way to even Beddington has an endless amount of dining choices and all available by walking, biking and transit. Such great choices like Scopa, Da Guido, Calypso’s are just a few that are right across the street from your rental apartment at Centro by Strategic. You’ll even find a few hidden gems along the way.
People from all over Calgary have been visiting Lina’s Italian Market for years. Now you can walk across the street from your apartment to find the most authentic Italian products not found anywhere else in Calgary. Support this local family run business and stop for a Cappuccino and desert from the bar! Centro offers many of these “Grab & Go” markets within just a few blocks of home.
100 Tops is one of the largest oriental markets in Calgary. With a huge assortment of vegan foods you’ll find what you need and some of what you should try! Located in the Central Landmark Mall on 16th Avenue & Centre Street you’ll find so many unique shops and services, all within walking distance from your Centro rental apartment.
The areas of Tuxedo Park, Mount Pleasant, Crescent Heights leading to the Riverwalk and into Downtown are some of the most peaceful and jaw dropping streets in all of Calgary. Many area photographers use the areas lush tree lined streets to snap award winning shots of the area that you call home.
16th Avenue is home to Sait Polytechnic, a global leader in applied education for Alberta. Centro is a great alternative to student campus housing for Sait as its just a simple bus ride or even tempting bike ride away. If you’re looking for Sait student housing, you may not find many options as they have over 16,000 students and have just torn down their student campus housing tower to make way for a new building that won’t be ready for many more years. Centro is perfect rental for anyone attending Sait or even the University of Calgary because they are so close.
Centro is close to Munroe Park, and the park at the historical Balmoral School. Walk or ride a bit further and you’ll find Rotatory Park, and the RiverWalk downtown. If a challenge is what you’re looking for, then why not give the steps at Crescent Road, leading down to the River. Hundreds of people come here from all over Calgary to test their limits, play tennis, bocce ball and many other outdoor activities that you’ll enjoy everyday living at a rental in Centro.