North Park is one of the hottest real estate markets in San Diego. It’s a highly popular neighborhood for millennials with it being ranked by realtor.com as a top 10 real estate market nationally in 2016.
This neighborhood offers a wide range of local businesses and popular spots for nightlife. Every Thursday features a farmers market at the corner of North Park Way and 30th Street with a wide variety of organic foods, art, and much more!
The North Park sign can be seen at 30th Street and University Avenue. This intersection is often considered to be the heart of the neighborhood. North Park includes the sub-neighborhoods of Burlingame, Altadena, and the Morley Field area (site of the Dryden Historic District).
An eclectic and diverse array of restaurants, as well as independent coffee shops, can be found along the main arteries of 30th Street and University Avenue. The area is also dotted with bars and night clubs that cater to a wide variety of patrons. The Linkery used to be in the neighborhood. Waypoint Public now occupies the same space.
Downtown North Park contains the Ray Street Arts District. Ray at Night is a gallery walk held the second Saturday of every month in North Park. It is the largest and longest running art walk in San Diego’s history.
Nearby, the Observatory North Park, a concert venue, occupies the former Birch North Park Theatre, the former home of Lyric Opera San Diego. The historic theater underwent major renovations in 2005. The permanent seats were removed in 2015 for its new use.