North Park Real Estate
North Park is a lively residential neighborhood between Normal Heights and City Heights to the east, University Heights to the west and Mission Valley to the north. The community’s name comes from its position relative to Balboa Park. With the 163 freeway on the west end of town, areas like Downtown San Diego, Mission Valley, and some of San Diego’s beaches are accessible within a ten minutes drive.
North Park Homes for Sale
North Park real estate has undergone a renaissance in recent years. Homes in the urban heart of San Diego are reflective of the area’s civic pride and are generally very well kept. California craftsmen, California bungalows and Spanish bungalows are the predominant architecture, though many homes have been extensively remodeled beyond there original 1920s and 1930s design. Newer multi-unit housing has been added to take advantage of higher density zoning in some parts of the neighborhood.
University Avenue in North Park is a great destination for shopping. Vintage clothing, street acts, and used book stores create a melange of urban flavor and laid-back San Diego lifestyle.
North Park Main Street is an organization dedicated to improving life through arts and entertainment. Public and private efforts have aided the redevelopment of the North Park Theatre and the San Diego Lyric Opera, helping continue the area’s culture-rich tradition. North Park is a favorite destination of San Diegans.