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Apartments in San Diego, CA Neighborhoods
- Barrio Logan
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- Bay Terraces
- Carmel Valley
- Central San Diego
- Clairemont Mesa East
- College Area
- Eastern San Diego
- Kearny Mesa
Featured Apartments in Central San Diego, San Diego, CA
At Park View Terrace you are within minutes of Mission Valley shopping malls, restaurants and theaters, SDSU, major freeways and the beautiful Mission Bay on Ocean Beach. Schools, parks, recreation centers and shopping are within walking distance.
San Diego CA, 92105
Come Home to Your Private, Spacious Bright Apt. in Unique Duplex.
San Diego CA, 92105
Convenient, spacious living...Unique and dramatic views!
San Diego CA, 92101
Controlled access entry...Private garage included...Quiet, shaded courtyard!
San Diego CA, 92104
Keep the remainder of your BAH!!!! Pacific Beacon is a luxury apartment community EXCLUSIVELY for service members. The first of its kind designed to provide eligible service members with resort style living that rivals anything in the San Diego area. Our community target demographic is E4 over 4 years of service. Our residents enjoy 24 hour concierge services, controlled parking access and the Beacon Lounge high above our 19 story residential tower with gorgeous 360 degree views of San Diego!
San Diego CA, 92136
Central San Diego, San Diego, CA
Living in Central San Diego
Central San Diego apartments keep residents pulsing in time to the cultural and financial heart of the city and county. It’s a medley of old and new neighborhoods, here. You’ll regularly walk past historic homes and ultra-modern apartments, depending only on which direction you choose to head. Central San Diego neighborhoods include Balboa Park, Barrio Logan, Core-Columbia, Cortez, East Village, Gaslamp District, Golden Hill, Grant Hill, Harborview, Horton Plaza, Little Italy, Logan Heights, Marina, Park West, Sherman Heights, South Park, and Stockton.
Downtown—first known as “New Town”—became the center of San Diego in the 1870s. Some of the Victorian homes here were built in that period. Other parts of Central San Diego have only recently become welcoming to residents. The East Village neighborhood is one example. Up until the 1990s, that part of the city was mostly warehouses and vacant lots. Now it’s busy with artists and trendy shops.
Central San Diego Lifestyle and Entertainment
Central San Diego shopping and dining attracts a cosmopolitan crowd. The Gaslamp District is one popular place for an evening out. Nearby, large Horton Plaza handles many local residents’ retail needs. You can head to Little Italy for Italian food and South Park for craft beers. North Park is also an interesting area if you want to investigate independent stores or eat in eclectic restaurants.
Balboa Park was set aside for public recreation in 1835, making it one of the country’s oldest spaces dedicated to community enjoyment. That’s where you’ll find the San Diego Zoo and many of San Diego’s museums. Chicano Park’s murals enliven Barrio Logan. There are other pocket parks around as well. Area beaches aren’t too far off, either.
Central San Diego Info and the Rental Market
Your rental options in Central San Diego include high-rise condos, classic Victorians, modern apartments, bungalows, and more. Rents in Central San Diego range between low averages of $724 in Stockton to high averages of $2,216 in the Marina neighborhood. That’s quite a spread. Many types of people choose to live here, including students, professionals, families, and retirees.
The San Diego Trolley Orange and Blue lines run through Central San Diego. If you’re commuting to work Downtown, you might even be able to walk. There are plenty of buses running through the core of the city.
Central San Diego Resources
You’ll find United States Post Offices in Park West, Balboa Park, Logan Heights, and other areas Downtown. The San Diego Public Library operates its Central Library on E St at 8th Avenue in Core-Columbia. There are also branches in North Park and Logan Heights. Central San Diego falls within San Diego City Council Districts 2, 3, and 8.