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University Heights – Spotlight on a personal-favorite San Diego neighborhood

University Heights is a bustling “village” neighborhood in the metro-area of San Diego. Located adjacent Uptown District, University Heights is a thriving, walkable, bike-able community with wide streets, shade trees and abundant palms, and architecture as diverse as its residents. In close proximity to Balboa Park, Downtown, the San Diego Coastline, Airport, shopping, transportation corridors and more, this location offers a unique blend of urban convenience and suburban warmth.

The University Heights Community Association is a proactive body constantly seeking in maintain and improve the quality of life of residents, incorporating a proactive neighborhood watch organization that serves as an example for surrounding urban communities. Throughout the year, the Community Association sponsors and coordinates a variety of events for the residents of the area; Concerts in the Park, Caroling in the Heights, Coffee with the Cops, Neighborhood and Canyon Cleanups and much more.

An abundance of restaurants in UH ranging from casual to upscale, can satisfy most any palate--Vegetarian, Thai, Mediterranean, Ethiopian, Spanish Tapas, Mexican and Italian are just a few options. In addition there are excellent coffee shops, a bakery, convenience stores, imported food markets and a wide variant of merchants and service businesses.

On any given day from morning to night, you’ll find the streets busy with residents walking their dogs/kids, jogging, riding bikes, strolling to the commercial district for a variety of food, shopping and entertainment, or enjoying the expansive greenery of Trolley Barn Park.

Got kids? Alice Birney Elementary, located in University Heights, is one of the oldest urban schools in the District and has had an authorized International Baccalaureate World School Primary Years Program since 2009, serving a highly diverse population, and where Students are expected to become active, compassionate, inquisitive learners.

Contact me for more information about this favorite neighborhood!

Tamara Z (Zyhylij), GRI – REALTOR, CNE, ePro

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