"Turn of the Century Look" Top 5 Page for this destination Downtown Tip by lmkluque

Downtown, San Diego: 21 reviews and 22 photos

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Favorite thing: Downtown San Diego has had an interesting history of popular brothels and famous Wild West characters, like Wyatt Earp, who owned a few saloons downtown, spending time here.

In recent years there has been an effort to reburbish the older buildings to acentuate their style and it has been successful. The brightened turn of the century facades are reminiscent of those "good ol' days!"

Fondest memory: Due to questions about some historical buildings in SD I'm adding these websites that tell about the history of the buildings, I'll add more when I come across them.

Emerald Plaza, the multi towered building with green lights around the top.

Balboa Theater History.

Spreckels Theater History.

California Theater History.

Phone: (619) 236-1212
Website: http://www.sandiego.org

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 24, 2015
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