San Diego-Mid-City

CONSTRUCTION

West sees large spike in design activity in July

Design activity in the West made a huge leap from negative to positive in July, according to the latest American Institute of Architects Architecture Billings Index released on Wednesday.

GENERAL

St. Vincent de Paul Village online specialty auction begins

St. Vincent de Paul Village announced Wednesday that the online bidding for its fifth specialty auction benefiting the area's homeless had opened and is scheduled to remain open into Aug. 26.

GOVERNMENT

Port seeks search firm to find new CEO

The Port of San Diego is looking for a search firm to help it find a new chief executive, following the ouster last month of Wayne Darbeau.

GENERAL

Girl Scouts fundraiser to be held at Balboa Park

DEFENSE

SPAWAR selects 5 vendors for $2.5B CANES multiple award contract

San Diego-Mid-City news archive

Visitor Information

When the City of San Diego started to expand beyond the Old Town and the harbor area, it went first east into the area above Mission Valley.  California Craftsman bungalows and Spanish mission architecture homes were built along wide streets, many with views. Neighborhoods like Kensington and Talmadge were built during the 1920s as upscale neighborhoods.  Normal Heights grew up around the original site of California State University, San Diego and the College Area surrounds it current site.

The area is bounded by I-8 and SR-94 giving it good access to the downtown area as well as the eastern parts of the county.  Other neighborhoods include Gateway, Webster, Rolando, El Cerritos and Oak Park.  Each area is a distinctive mix of cultures and architecture. 

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