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

Interior TR Produce Underground Elephant

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

K – 8 Charter School Proposes Move to New Campus in East Village San Diego

Urban Discovery Academy

The Urban Discovery School, currently located in the Banker’s Hill neighborhood just north of downtown San Diego, is proposing a[Read More...]

Revised 11th & Broadway Pinnacle Project in Design Review – San Diego

View from 11th & E St - Pinnacle

A revised Pinnacle project for 11th & Broadway is in design review at Civic San Diego.  The main difference seems[Read More...]

Fairfield Inn to provide “real infill” in Downtown San Diego

Fairfield Inn from 6th & F

The smallish gap (75′ wide) between the Andaz Hotel and the Jewelers’ Exchange Building, now being used as a parking[Read More...]

Why Downtown San Diego Pedestrians Stop for Cars More Than Any Other City and What to do About it.

San Diego small block street grid

San Diego’s downtown street grid and its small blocks make continuous walking difficult, especially for people trying to go in[Read More...]

Graham Downes Remembrance by OMBAC

Graham Downes OMBAC remembrance

Between rugby games on Saturday April 27, 3013, The Old Mission Bay Athletic Club (OMBAC) held a remembrance for Graham[Read More...]

Demolition of Historic Building for Parking Lot Continues

741 F St. Demo

San Diego, 741 F Street, demolition continues on this historic warehouse to make room for surface parking.

San Diego’s Parking Lot Blight; Requiem for Redevelopment

741 F St San Diego - former International Male HQ

An ugly side of redevelopment (RIP), a side rarely mentioned in all the self-laudatory hype, is the demolition.  Too often[Read More...]

New Downtown San Diego Arts & Entertainment District Proposed

Historic postcard of Broadway San Diego

An arts & entertainment district is being proposed for San Diego’s downtown for the area North of Broadway, South of[Read More...]

Connections Housing colors: none

Connections Housing color contrast close-up

The former San Diego Athletic Club, turned Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, turned World Trade Center, turned Connections Housing unveiled its new[Read More...]