East Village

REAL ESTATE

Condo unit in SD sold

The approximately 1,977 commercial condominium unit 108 on the ground floor of the eight-story, 77-unit Nexus residential condo at 875 G St., San Diego 92101, in the East Village has been sold for $755,000.

REAL ESTATE

Building in East Village on Market sold

An approximately 20,500-square-foot retail building in downtown San Diego's East Village at 1455 Market St. 92101, has been sold for $1.35 million.

East Village news archive

Visitor Information

San Diego’s East Village is downtown’s largest neighborhood, encompassing 130 blocks bounded by Interstate 5 to the north and east, Sixth Avenue to the west and Commercial Street to the south. Once an industrial area, the East Village is now home to several educational institutions, condos, bars, restaurants, shops, and a re-emerging artists’ community. An eclectic mix of modern structures, old warehouses and funky historic buildings that have been converted for various uses give the neighborhood a hip urban vibe.

When San Diego was incorporated in 1850, downtown became the city’s financial and cultural center. The adjacent East Village, then called Centre City East, became an industrial area, with warehouses, factories and a power facility.

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Business Information

During the last decade, the East Village has been going through a transformation that has taken the previously rundown area and turned it into a chic urban place to live and play.

The catalyst for much of the new development was Petco Park, a baseball stadium built for the San Diego Padres in 2004. A recently released study by the local think tank National University System Institute for Policy Research analyzed the economic impact of the ballpark and found that the downtown area has added about 14,000 residential units and gained nearly 15,000 new residents.

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East Village Businesses

Ruyle & Ruyle LLP

750 B St., Ste. 3300
San Diego, CA
  • Legal - Business Planning
  • Legal - Estate Planning & Probate
  • Legal Services - Real Estate

Solar Alliance of America

406 9th Ave., Ste. 304
San Dieg, CA
  • Solar Panels
  • Solar Residential Development
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East Village in Photos

Spotlight on the East Village

Once known for its vacant buildings, dive bars and thriving artists’ colony, the East Village has been transformed by redevelopment in the last decade, spurred by the construction of Petco Park in 2004. It is now home to chic condos, upscale restaurants, trendy shops and a new, state-of-the-art Central Library. The area also is trying to maintain its identity as an arts district with lofts, studios and galleries, and plans to turn much of the area into a cluster for technology and design-oriented companies. East Village redevelopment will continue for years to come, as it still has much underutilized space.

Movie Theaters

1788 El Prado
San Diego, CA, 92101
701 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA, 92101
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA, 92101
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA, 92101
475 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA, 92101

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

East Village Videos

David Malmuth, Pete Garcia on the I.D.E.A. District

Jan. 27, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with David Malmuth and Pete Garcia, principals at I.D.E.A. Partners, about the concept of I.D.E.A. District in downtown San Diego. 

Upcoming Events

Scott Joplin's New Rag

Sat, Sep 20
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

Sat, Sep 20
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.

BOOMERS, the Revue of a Generation

Sat, Sep 20
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.

Scott Joplin's New Rag

Sun, Sep 21
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

Sun, Sep 21
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.
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