North Park

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The Vibe

Forbes magazine named North Park as one of “America’s best hipster neighborhoods”. Culturally diverse, North Park is home to: The North Park Theater, the Ray Street Arts District diners, coffee shops, several microbreweries, boutiques, and the North Park Farmers Market. [Source]

The Los Angeles Times: “North Park has all the ingredients for the cool school: It’s culturally diverse and has art galleries, boutiques, trendy bars with handcrafted cocktails and local brews, and foodie-approved eateries.

San Diego Magazine: neighborhood guide, the area is overflowing with a thriving beer scene, cool eateries, and seriously hip boutiques.


Turn-of-the-century Craftsman Bungalows and California Bungalows


North Park Main Street wears two hats: a business improvement district established by the City of San Diego, and a Main Street program affiliated with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Seeks to promote development that supports arts, culture, and entertainment, while preserving the historical integrity of North Park. To create a pedestrian-friendly destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment that supports our local businesses.


North Park is a neighborhood in San Diego, California, United States, as well as a larger “community” as defined by the City of San Diego for planning purposes.

The neighborhood is bounded: on the north by Lincoln Avenue and University Heights, on the west by Florida Canyon and both University Heights and Hillcrest, on the southwest by Balboa Park, on the south by Switzer Canyon and the South Park neighborhood, and on the east by Interstate 805 and City Heights.

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3 Edison Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
4 Jefferson Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
5 Mckinley Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
N/A Alba School 7th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A St. Augustine High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A St. Patrick's Elementary School Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Children's Creative And Performing Arts Preschool - 12th Grade Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.
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