The Spruce Street Suspension Bridge is one of Bankers Hills’ historic treasures. Relatively unknown until recently, it is located a block west of First Avenue on Spruce Street.Read More
By Leo Wilson
Just days ago, the annual December Nights event took place in Balboa Park. It likely attracted over 100,000 people, a substantial number of whom either arrived by bus shuttle along Sixth Avenue, or parked in Bankers Hill and walked to the event.
As is often the case with special events, the streets in Bankers Hill were gridlocked with traffic, and all available parking in the community was taken by those attending December Nights.Read More
By Chris DeMoville
The Uptown Community Parking District (UCPD) held districtwide elections in November, and the Bankers Hill Neighborhood Parking Committee elected two new members: Peter Raymond and Curtis Allen.
Raymond is a longtime Bankers Hill resident and the owner of Raymond’s Boutique Salon. One of his personal aspirations is to build community support and find funding for a Bankers Hill legacy sign.Read More
By Jake Sutton I moved to Bankers Hill in the spring of 2002, having originally been from Michigan. Like many transplants, I initially lived at the beach, but soon began wanting a more urban feel for my new home. So, I moved into a historic Victorian house on Albatross Street with views of Downtown and San Diego Bay, and from that vantage point watched Downtown San Diego and Little Italy grow from quiet areas into […]Read More
By Colette Mauzeralle
Founded in August 2011, the Bankers Hill Business Group is on a mission: Promote and advocate for area businesses, and increase awareness of Bankers Hill as a destination neighborhood.
Partially funded by the city’s Micro District Program, the group is managed solely by volunteer business owners, many of whom have been around since the group’s inception.Read More
By Leo Wilson
Recently, the visionary concept of building a public park on top of a multi-story parking garage in Hillcrest has been put forward by the Uptown Gateway Council.
The Uptown Gateway Council is a group of commercial property owners in Hillcrest who hope to transform the area roughly between Fourth and Seventh avenues and from Washington Street to Pennsylvania Avenue.Read More