Downtown San Diego’s East Village South Focus Plan – Draft

The following text and images comprise the East Village Draft Focus Plan released on July 30, 2016, including subsequent minor[Read More…]

The new historic Hotel Churchill unveiled

Not long ago, the future was looking pretty dire for the Hotel Churchill in downtown San Diego (9th & C).[Read More…]

Beyond Lou Kahn

The Salk Institute is an other-worldly place as I had seen it on posters and calendars for many years before[Read More…]

Parking lot no more at Fifth & J in the Gaslamp Quarter?

An invitation was emailed last week for a ground breaking ceremony to be held on Wednesday Oct. 8, at 10:00[Read More…]

6 Common Mistakes Made By Cities and Towns in Urban Renewal.

For the last half century, cities have attempted to repair the damage to their urban cores from migration to suburbs[Read More…]

TR Produce Creative Space Proposal Another Example of City Council’s Folly in Approving Demolition of Other Creative Space.

The long vacant ground floor of the TR Produce Building (888 J Street) may finally receive an occupant under a[Read More…]

Land Use Planning Committee looking for Home after getting Axed by Gaslamp Board

The Gaslamp Quarter Association (GQA) board of directors has decided to rid itself of its Land Use Planning Committee (LUP).[Read More…]

San Diego County’s Most Walkable City

Walk San Diego rated La Mesa as 2013’s most walkable city in San Diego County.  The number one reason for[Read More…]

Little Italy Association Approves Historic Streetcars in the District.

The Little Italy Association voted unanimously on Tuesday to support the concept of restoring a historic streetcar line in the district.[Read More…]

San Diego’s Mayoral Candidates on Walkable Neighborhoods: Walking the Walk or only Talking the Talk?

“Walkable neighborhoods” and “liveable streets” are terms that are receiving a lot of play these days.  San Diego’s special mayoral election[Read More…]

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