Downtown San Diego is a diverse and vibrant community, capturing the essence of work and play in the city. It’s located in the city center of San Diego, California, the eighth largest city in the United States. The city is bordered by the San Diego Bay and Balboa Park and includes nine districts – Columbia, Core District, Cortez Hill, East Village, Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Marina, Horton and Seaport Village. This world-class, urban destination is home to roughly 35,000 residents, 80,000 employees who work downtown, 137,000 jobs connected to downtown businesses and millions of year-round visitors.
Residents of downtown San Diego are walking distance to an abundance of restaurants, retail, employment as well as being able to enjoy easy freeway access and close proximity to Balboa Park, San Diego Bay and San Diego International Airport. Condo-style living is dominant in this area with homes starting in the $300,000’s and going up from there.
Downtown San Diego is the thriving heartbeat of this Southern California community. From the historic Gaslamp quarter to the waterfront Embarcadero, to Petco Park, you’ll never find a shortage of attractions and activities. Whether you are into craft beer haunts, boat cruises, fine dining or more of the cultural attractions of museums in Balboa park, entertainment is never more than a short walk, bike ride or public transit stop away. If you’re more of a night owl, you’ll love the endless variety of posh night clubs, rooftop bars and top-notch music venues.
On any given day, you can take a stroll through Little Italy and experience “Top Chef Alley” on Kettner Boulevard, shop the many boutiques around Seaport Village or visit major attractions like the Copley Symphony Hall. You’ll also be in the heart of annual events like Comic Con and the Parade of Lights, so if you want to be close to it all, downtown San Diego is the place for you.