Downtown San Diego Real Estate
Downtown San Diego is the city center of San Diego. Downtown serves as the entertainment, cultural, financial center and central business district of San Diego County. Many residential condo buildings and apartments can be found in the area as well.
Located in Central San Diego, Downtown is bordered to the west and south-west by the San Diego Bay, to the north by Park West/Bankers Hill, Balboa Park and Middletown, to the east by Sherman Heights and Golden Hill, and to the south-east by Barrio Logan and Logan Heights. Just north-west of Downtown is the San Diego International Airport.
Downtown San Diego consists of 7 distinct districts and neighborhoods: In Columbia, the waterfront neighborhood of downtown currently going under re-development there are a few newer luxury high-rise condo communities. The Core District is the central business district of downtown. The Cortez Hill neighborhood is found to the north-east of downtown with several mid-rise and high-rise condo buildings. The East Village or Ballpark neighborhood at the east district of downtown, is home to the San Diego Padres and Petco Park and the fastest growing residential neighborhood of downtown. The Gaslamp Quarter is a two by ten block entertainment district in central downtown with also 3 residential condo communities. In the Little Italy, at the north-west part of downtown, art galleries, mostly Italian restaurants and markets as well as residential condo buildings are found. The Marina neighborhood located at the south-west part of downtown is home to the Seaport Village and Pantoja Park and is one of the most popular downtown neighborhoods among buyers because of its location and the wide variety of residential styles and types that are found here.
The famous historic Horton Plaza Mall adjusted to the Gaslamp Quarter neighborhood and the San Diego Convention Center by the Marina Village are also parts of Downtown San Diego. Downtown San Diego provides easy transportation through the Amtrak train, Trolley and Bus lines.
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