Downtown San Diego has come a long way in the past 30 years. Once suffering from deterioration, crime and homelessness, it is now known as San Diego's hip epicenter. Some of San Diego's best restaurants, shopping, art and culture can be found right here in Downtown. Every major transportation option converges in downtown. It's easy to use and expansive public transportation system encourages green living by eliminating the need for personal transportation.
Downtown is ever expanding and continually improving. The Center City Development Corporation has many public improvement projects in the works. Their goal of increasing green space through the development of parks and the general vision of making Downtown a truly walkable environment makes this area a friendly working and living enviornment for all.
Downtown is characterized by six distinct residential neighborhoods. Here is a map of the communites within Downtown San Diego.