Cortez Hill District

cortez hill san diegoThis downtown district is one of the oldest and most distinctive residential neighborhoods, and it rests on top of a hill named after the the historic El Cortez Hotel. Cortez Hill consists of two neighborhoods, the Cortez Hill on the east side of Sixth Avenue which sits on the highest part of downtown San Diego and Cortez West, on the flat end west of Sixth Avenue. Cortez Hill location boasts some of the best views of downtown San Diego, Coronado Bridge, the bay, the mountains, the Pacific Ocean and Balboa Park–which is just a few blocks away. You will find high rise luxury buildings, modern lofts and apartments, row homes, town homes, and original Victorian style dwellings which add diversity and charm to this intimate downtown neighborhood. In the spring season you can enjoy the beauty of lavender jacaranda trees against San Diego’s sunny blue sky. This quiet and peaceful neighborhood’s topography separates this area from the downtown hustle, yet it is remains a close distance to all the action. In 1992 the redevelopment agency revived this district by developing the hill and encouraging a mix of residential and commercial infill. Shops and sidewalk cafes line Fifth and Sixth Avenues with Ash Street providing a path to the waterfront. Over the next few years, this San Diego downtown neighborhood will experience it’s fair infrastructure and residential development. Upcoming developments include 6,000 square feet of retail space, 758 residents units and the Cortez Hill neighborhood Park/Tweet Street.

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Currently, we have several properties for sale in the Cortez Hill District of Downtown San Diego. Buying property takes time and it’s important to possess negotiating skills and have knowledge of neighborhood trends.  You need a good negotiator who knows the market and can save you time, money and heartache by helping you make the right decisions. Call us today at (619) 777-8354 and we will ensure that you have all the information you need for a favorable home buying/selling experience.