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Parks

Tuna Harbor Park – Tuna Harbor Park features a small grassy area with trees for shade and public art, including a large statue by Stanley Bleifield, entitled “Homecoming,” celebrating the Navy, a sculptural tribute to Bob Hope, designed by Tom Askman and Lea Anne Lake, a U.S. Aircraft Memorial, including a black granite obelisk and two life-size bronzes sculptures, by T.J. Dixon and James Nelson and the Clifton A. F. Sprague Memorial by Kim Moon. A small amphitheater provides seating for users to take in panoramic views of the San Diego Bay.

Location: On the waterfront at the terminus of G Street, west of Harbor Drive.

Waterfront Park  – The newly constructed Waterfront Park is the most significant waterfront open space in Downtown San Diego and fulfills a vision decades in the making slating it as a quintessential destination for residents and visitors. The existing historic landscape and landmark County building form the park’s center while a new interactive fountain extends from the building and into the park defining a large civic green. The park also features intimate garden rooms with distinct themes, a children’s play zone and several picnic areas.

Location: 1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA 92101 – Between Cedar St & Elm St in Little Italy

Schools

Kid’s on Broadway

Location: 475 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-557-3431
Website: http://child-care-preschool.brighthorizons.com/ca/sandiego/kidsonbroadway/
Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:30am – 6:00pm
Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool and Kindergarten Prep

 

Landmarks

San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art – The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego focuses on the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of works of art from 1950 to the present.

Location: 1100 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

Federal and County Courthouses

Location: 940 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101

County Administration Center – The San Diego County Administration Center is a historic Beaux-Arts/Spanish Revival-style building in San Diego, California. It houses the offices of the Government of San Diego County.

Location: 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

Historic Santa Fe Train Depot – Transportation hub and the second busiest Amtrak rail corridor in the country.

Location: 1050 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

Cruise Ship Terminals

Location: 1140 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

USS Midway – The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located in Downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier. The museum is located inside of the aircraft carrier.

Location: 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Maritime Museum of San Diego – The Maritime Museum of San Diego, established in 1948, preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States. Located in the San Diego Bay, the centerpiece of the museum’s collection is the Star of India, an 1863 iron bark.

Location: 1492 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Fast Facts

Enjoy learning the history of the San Diego Bay through the Harbor Cruise Tours located on North Harbor in the Columbia Neighborhood.

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