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Relish in the Intimate Neighborhood Ambience of the Cortez Hill Area


Are you looking for a neighborhood in downtown San Diego with its own distinctive style and charm? The Cortez Hill neighborhood, which was named after the El Cortez Hotel located in the area, features a unique landscape that makes it possible for residents to enjoy the amenities of downtown San Diego while still living in a quiet and restful neighborhood. In addition, the original Victorian style homes coupled with newly developed residential facilities has successfully combined old time charm with modern conveniences.


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Although Cortez Hill is considered to be one of the more peaceful neighborhoods in downtown, it has plenty to offer to its residents.  Located just north of the Core District and south of I-5 between Union Street and Tenth Avenue, the neighborhood is nestled within rolling hills. It is located in the perfect position to allow views of the San Diego Bay, Balboa Park and the Pacific Ocean. In addition, because the neighborhood is elevated, residents enjoy taking in the sites of the urban scene down below.

The 111-acre Cortez Hill neighborhood is also a pedestrian-friendly area that takes on a true “neighborhood” feel, which is not the case with most of the neighborhoods in downtown San Diego. In addition to the sidewalk cafes and shops that can be found along Fifth and Sixth Avenues, the neighborhood churches and schools help create the intimate feeling that residents of the area enjoy so much. 



Deciding if the Cortez Hill is Right for You

The Cortez Hill neighborhood is ideal for those who are looking for a quiet, peaceful neighborhood in the downtown San Diego area. Since the neighborhood is pedestrian-friendly and because steps are being taken to reduce the amount of non-resident parking in the area, it is a great location for families. At the same time, it is a good choice for singles and retirees who want to “get away from it all” while still remaining near to the many amenities the downtown area has to offer.

The diverse housing available in the neighborhood makes it possible to find a home to suit nearly any budget. While those homes and condos with the best views of the waterfront and the mountains are certainly the most expensive within the neighborhood, every home in Cortez Hill offers opportunities for enjoying the natural beauty of the downtown area. If you want to fully enjoy the area’s magnificent natural beauty and to enjoy living in an area with a true “neighborhood” feel it just might be the right neighborhood for you!





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