Bankers Hill/Middletown

Visitor Information

Bankers Hill/Midtown is literally up the hill from downtown San Diego.  It was an early upscale neighborhood of the growing city and many Victorian mansions remain in the area. Some are still residences and some are now offices for dentists, lawyers and small companies.  Many have been restored to their original glory. Condominiums and charming older courtyard apartments share the neighborhood with commercial development.  Residents are young professionals, empty nesters and those who enjoy the pedestrian lifestyle of an urban environment.

New condominiums and apartments are rising on Laurel near Balboa Park.  Many homes have views of the ocean or the park.  All share the noise of airplanes overhead.  The flight path passes right over their heads.  Airplane watching is a common pastime. Popular restaurants in the area include Laurel, Bertrand at Mr. As with its spectacular view and Busalacci's.  The Hob Nob Cafe has been a fixture in the neighborhood for years.  There are numerous delis and small neighborhood restaurants available as well.

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Bankers Hill/Middletown Businesses

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP

101 W Broadway, Fl. Ninth
San Diego, CA
  • Legal - Discrimination
  • Legal - Employment Litigation
  • Legal - Labor Relations

Harper Construction

2241 Kettner Blvd., Ste. 300
San Diego, CA
  • Architects
  • Defense Contractors
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Homes for Sale

$1,049,000
Century Plaza Towers landmark

Movie Theaters

1788 El Prado
San Diego, CA, 92101
701 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA, 92101
3965 5th Ave. #200
San Diego, CA, 92103
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA, 92101
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA, 92101

To find a movie theater outside this area, check the Source Movie Section.

Upcoming Events

Scott Joplin's New Rag

Thu, Oct 2
Tenth Avenue Arts Center
San Diego
Scott Joplin was the King of Ragtime, an African American composer and pianist who lived in teh Post-Reconstruction South and died in New York City just a couple short months before America entereed WWI. This multi-character, one-man, musical event explores life, times, music and mind of this remarkable artist.

Hiding in Plain Sight: Eight Voices in Contemporary Photography

Thu, Oct 2
San Diego Central Library/Joan & Irwin Jacobs Comm
San Diego
– Hiding in Plain Sight: Eight Voices in Contemporary Photography gathers eight of San Diego’s most talented photographers who are exploring the creative boundaries of photography. Each of the artists included in this exhibition (Andy Cross, Amanda Dahlgren, Judith Fox, John Brinton Hogan, Michael Mulno, Han Nguyen, Scott Polach, and Rebecca Webb) live and work in the San Diego region, adding to the cultural vibrancy of our community. . A reception sponsored by the Friends of the Central Library is planned for Saturday, September 6, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibition and reception are open to the public and admission is free.

This Wide Night

Thu, Oct 2
BLKBOX
San Diego
This award-winning play (Susan Smith Blackburn Prize) is one of the few works exploring this material from a female point of view and it offers an honest, raw take on post-prison life. A funny, gutsy, poignant drama about the powerful relationship between two women, former cellmates, both newly released from prison and trying to cope with the uncertain freedom of life on the outside in modern-day London.

BOOMERS, the Revue of a Generation

Thu, Oct 2
Horton Grand Hotel
San Diego
Seven multi-talented performers & San Diego's hottest band take you on an unforgettable ride through the biggest hits & the most memorable events of the Baby Boom Decades! Featuring great music from the '60 & '70s. This year the last Boomers turn 50! We're helping them celebrate. If you were born in 1964 we'll give you a Free ticket to BOOMERS.

2014 Onions & Orchids Awards Ceremony

Thu, Oct 2
6:00pm 10:00pm
San Diego Air and Space Museum
San Diego
Onions and orchids will be awarded for the best and worst in local architecture.The annual awards ceremony recognizes projects or buildings that are either laudable, or, noticeable but not in a good way. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Onions & Orchids ceremony on Oct. 2 at the San Diego Air and Space Museum in Balboa Park. The festivities start at 6:30 p.m. with food catered by Snake Oil Cocktail and Home Kitchen Culture. Guests can bid at the O&O silent auction, with proceeds benefiting the San Diego Architectural Foundation. Comedian Lauren O’Brien begins the program as the emcee at 8:30 p.m.
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