Why you'd want to live in Cortez Hill
San Diego's crown jewel, Cortez Hill is the highest point of downtown. It was originally home to the Elite of San Diego starting in the late 1800s and early 1900s, for its prominent position and elevation above the neighboring communities. This is the most residential area of Downtown, it is quieter and highly walkable. All areas of downtown are approximately a 15 minute walk from Cortez Hill and is the easily accessible downtown neighborhood to Balboa Park.