Mission Hills Community Info
Above Old Town and with views of the downtown skyline, Point Loma, and the Coronado Islands, Mission Hills is one of San Diego’s most idyllic neighborhoods. First subdivided in 1908, many of its homes were designed by San Diego’s premier architects, including William Hebbard, William Templeton Johnson, Emmor Brooke Weaver, Cliff May and Richard Requa. Take a stroll through the neighborhood, and you will appreciate its rich architectural fabric. In contrast to ubiquitous cookie-cutter subdivisions, Mission Hills presents a community where historic preservation and restoration are neighborhood topics of interest. If you are looking for a quintessential neighborhood with home choices ranging from charming cottages to impressive estates, you will love the eclectic feel of Mission Hills. With easy access to downtown nightlife, beaches, Balboa Park and the airport, Mission Hills is a convenient and favored address.
Neighborhood trivia: The Mission Hills Nursery, founded in 1910 by Kate Sessions, the landscape architect of Balboa Park, is San Diego’s oldest nursery.