Old Town

REAL ESTATE

Building on San Diego in Old Town sold

The 7,767-square-foot office property in Old Town at 2188 San Diego Ave., San Diego 92110, has been sold for $775,000, cash.

GENERAL

Mormon Battalion Historic Site receives California Historian of the Year Commercial Award

The Mormon Battalion Historic Site of San Diego has been selected to receive the California Historian of the Year Commercial Award.

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Visitor Information

Old Town is the first site in California settled by Europeans. It was the center of San Diego until the 1860s, before downtown was developed. Old Town went into a century of decline until 1969, when the city’s bicentennial celebrations restored focus to the area. Now, the neighborhood is a popular destination for tourists, shoppers and diners. It also has about a dozen art galleries, nine hotels and several museums.

It comprises 230 acres and is bordered by Mission Hills to the east, Bankers Hill to the south, Interstate 5 to the west and Interstate 8 to the north. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park comprises five original adobes restored to how they would have looked in the 1800s, as well as shops, restaurants and museums.

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Business Information

Business in Old Town centers on tourism and the area’s historic heritage. The neighborhood has nine hotels, 32 restaurants and more than 100 specialty shops. Fiesta de Reyes is the main shopping complex, in Old Town Historic State Park. A blacksmith, newspaper office, stable, cigar and pipe store, schoolhouse and woodworking shop offer glimpses of early industry and life in the area.

Due to its historical Mexican flair, Old Town’s shops are one-of-a-kind, including Toby's Candle Shop, Captain Fitch’s Mercantile and Covered Wagon, which sells Indian jewelry and Western wear.

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Old Town Businesses

Morley Construction Company

2251 San Diego Ave., Ste. B251
San Diego, CA
  • Contracting Services
  • Contractors - Concrete
  • General Building Contractors

KTU+A Planning + Landscape Architecture

3916 Normal St.
San Diego, CA
  • Architect - Consultants
  • Land Planning
  • Landscape Architects
  • Landscape Design
  • Landscape Installation
  • Landscape Maintenance & Construction
  • Transportation Planning
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HomeDex: Linda Vista, Old Town, Mission Valley

The Daily Transcript, in collaboration with the North San Diego County Association of Realtors and Dr. Robert Brown, an economics professor at California State University San Marcos, provides this rotating daily section of housing information for ZIP codes throughout San Diego County. Today, the ZIP codes are: 92111 (Linda Vista), 92110 (Old Town), 92123 (Mission Valley) and 92108 (Mission Valley).

Old Town in Photos

Spotlight on Old Town

Old Town is the first site in California settled by Europeans. It was the center of San Diego until the 1860s, before downtown was developed. Old Town went into a century of decline until 1969, when the city’s bicentennial celebrations restored focus to the area. Now, the neighborhood is a popular destination for tourists, shoppers and diners. It also has about a dozen art galleries, nine hotels and several museums.

It comprises 230 acres and is bordered by Mission Hills to the east, Bankers Hill to the south, Interstate 5 to the west and Interstate 8 to the north. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park comprises five original adobes restored to how they would have looked in the 1800s, as well as shops, restaurants and museums.

Movie Theaters

3965 5th Ave. #200
San Diego, CA, 92103

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

Upcoming Events

Global Business Strategy Certificate Program

Tue, Sep 30
6:00pm 9:00pm
USD, Ahlers center for International Business
San Diego
Take the next step towards advancing your global business career by earning the professional Certificate in Global Business Strategy. Expand beyond your current expertise and enroll in our comprehensive set of seminars to develop a system-wide approach to problem solving that will help you to develop global leadership competencies, distinguish yourself from your peers and become more marketable to future employers. Seminars integrate both practical techniques and academic research and are designed to incorporate tools and frameworks that can be immediately applied in the workplace. There are no required courses - you choose which seminars to enroll in, thus allowing you to maximize your learning and easily integrate this learning opportunity into your busy schedule.

This Wide Night

Tue, Sep 30
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.

Global Business Strategy Certificate Program

Wed, Oct 1
6:00pm 9:00pm
USD, Ahlers center for International Business
San Diego
Take the next step towards advancing your global business career by earning the professional Certificate in Global Business Strategy. Expand beyond your current expertise and enroll in our comprehensive set of seminars to develop a system-wide approach to problem solving that will help you to develop global leadership competencies, distinguish yourself from your peers and become more marketable to future employers. Seminars integrate both practical techniques and academic research and are designed to incorporate tools and frameworks that can be immediately applied in the workplace. There are no required courses - you choose which seminars to enroll in, thus allowing you to maximize your learning and easily integrate this learning opportunity into your busy schedule.

This Wide Night

Wed, Oct 1
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.

2014 SpeechCraft Session

Thu, Oct 2
7:00am 8:30pm
Cafe Coyote Meeting Room
San Diego
San Diego Voyagers Toastmasters, located in the Old Town area of San Diego, announces their 2014 SpeechCraft Session! Open to all who want to improve their speaking, business communication, and leadership skills, this intensive 5-Week workshop is a proven path to success. These five once-a-week sessions will teach you how to organize and prepare your communications, as well as how to deliver it with style, verve and power.
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