The most quaint and peaceful district
Named after the historic El Cortez Hotel, this district is one of San Diego’s oldest and most distinguished residential neighborhoods in downtown San Diego. It is located right in between the East Village District and Little Italy District. Due to its elevation and the steep, hilly streets it often reminds of the streets of San Francisco.
Availability of shops and restaurants is quite limited in Cortez Hill. However there are a few shops like a hair salon, a florist, a coffee shop, yoga studio and a convenience store. There are also a few hotels and motels in the area.
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CORTEZ HILL DISTRICT REDEVELOPMENT
There are over $3.1 billion in current public / private redevelopment projects in Downtown San Diego that will add parks, retail, office space, restaurant space and public spaces as well as improving public access to the waterfront.
REal Estate MArket Overview
Cortez Hill is definitely the quietest of downtown San Diego neighborhoods with very limited car and foot traffic due to the land use characteristics and the geographic location of the area within downtown San Diego as it is bordered by Balboa Park and several freeways.
This is definitely a great area for those looking to live in downtown while enjoying the feel of a very calm and quiet neighborhood.
This neighborhood is comprised mostly of residential buildings while a very small percentage of land is used for commercial and office space use. Cortez Hill Real Estate is comprised of low rise, mid rise and high rise condos & lofts, detached homes and attached town homes.
Visit our page dedicated Cortez Hill condos for individual guides for each building that make up the Cortez Hill real estate market.
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Luxury High Rise Living
Top Rated Restaurants
Most established District
Most Parks in Downtown
Home to beautiful Rady Shell
Next to Gaslamp’s Restaurants
Best Coffee Shops, Restaurants and Bars
Next to Columbia District and San Diego bay
EAST VILLAGE DISTRICT
Home to San Diego Padres Petco Park
Largest District in Downtown
Variety of Residential Real Estate Options
CORTEZ HILL DISTRICT
Quietest District in Downtown
Easy Freeway Access
Close to East Village and Little Italy Districts
Smallest Downtown District
Just a few Residential Buildings in this Neighborhood
Most concentration of Bars and Restaurants
Next to San Diego Convention Center
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