Cortez Hill is one of San Diego’s oldest residential neighborhoods, named after the classic El Cortez Hotel.
The hill affords sensational view of Balbao Park, San Diego Bay and the bustling city scene below.
A welcome addition to the neighborhood will be Cortez Hill Park / Tweet Street,
created by reclaiming excess freeway right- of- way and old portion of Balbao Park along Date Street.
The linear park will feature a lighted path, native trees and vegetation, a ''tot lot, ' bird observation deck
and ' Tweet Street public art installation, incorporating birdhouses and information on the flora and fauna of
With the variety of new and diverse projects planned in the years ahead,
downtown San Diego is evolving into exciting and eclectic urban playground for residents
and visitors alike, offering world –class accommodations, fine dining, shopping opportunities, arts and culture and recreational activities.
Theatre, dance and musical performances, long based downtown, are now being joined by some of the city's finest restaurants,
sidewalk cafes, jazz bistros and open air performances by nines, musicians and other entertainers.
While guests to San Diego have traditionally beem attracted by it’s near perfect climate, wealth of outdoor activities
and family of world class attraction, they now discover that downtown San Diego is an attractive and enjoyable destination in itself.