BANKERS HILL / ZIP CODES: 92101, 92103
This residential pocket near Balboa Park is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, and is packed with homes and historic buildings that range from late Victorian to Cubist architectural styles. The landmark Cabrillo Bridge runs from the heart of the park into the neighborhood’s core, where walkable and bicycle-friendly streets have an urban feel but are less busy than neighboring Hillcrest, Little Italy, and downtown. The residents are a mix of single professionals, empty-nesters, and young families.
Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth avenues are now busy with construction: A total of six new apartment and condo complexes are planned or in progress, bringing 350 units and new retail space.
Landmark restaurant Croce’s Park West closed in January.
The swaying footbridge at Spruce Street, and Mister A’s. Locals can be found enjoying happy hour at Cucina Urbana, Imperial House, and Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant.
The area is mostly made up of mid-rise complexes that house studios and apartments, and small single-family homes and condos that range anywhere from the high $400s to $1.7 million.
City Tree Christian School and Balboa City School, a private college prep academy, are in the neighborhood. California Western School of Law and Language Studies International are also within walking distance. The closest San Diego Unified public schools are Washington Elementary in Little Italy and Florence Elementary in Hillcrest.
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