Barrio Logan


New Barrio Logan landmark sign going up

A project to bring a gateway sign to the Barrio Logan community broke ground Monday.


Rezoning won't keep Navy out of San Diego

Even if San Diegans enact a controversial rezoning plan for Barrio Logan, the U.S. Navy intends to keep doing business along the local waterfront, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said during an appearance at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard on Thursday.


San Diego Public Market in holding pattern after shutdown

Ask farmers market veteran Catt White whether her vision for the San Diego Public Market is a concept of the past, and she’ll say rather confidently that it’s not.


Unions change mind on Barrio Logan


Judge OKs shipyard referendum

Barrio Logan news archive

Visitor Information

Barrio Logan, in southeast San Diego Central, was settled in the late 1800s. Its population increased in the early 1900s as Mexican citizens immigrated to the area to escape the Mexican revolution and Mexico's poor economy.  At one point the area was the second largest Mexican-American community on the West Coast with a population of about 20,000. 

The community prospered during World War II with the increased jobs available to the residents in the San Diego shipyards and defense industries.  However, after the war, the zoning in the area changed to industrial bringing junk yards and other businesses.  Interstate 5 bisected the Barrio in 1963 and the Coronado Bay Bridge's pylons and on ramps caused more dislocation in 1969.  The population of the area declined to around 5,000 during these construction projects.

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Barrio Logan Businesses

SD Hot Limos and Party Bus

4300 Newton Ave., 52
San Diego, CA
  • Event - Planning / Production
  • Limousine Service
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Movie Theaters

Listings of movie theaters are not available for this community.

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Barrio Logan Videos

Mercado del Barrio to be completed in 2012

August 2012 -- Redevelopment continues in Barrio Logan with the construction of the Mercado del Barrio. Reporter Carlos Rico gets an update on the 6.8-acre mixed-use project that includes low-income housing, retail and commercial space, and public areas.

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