Cortez Hill Condos | San Diego, CA 92101

About Cortez Hill

This historic district was named after its feature attraction, the El Cortez Hotel. Located on a hill, the Cortez District overlooks picturesque downtown San Diego, Balboa Park and the San Diego Bay. It is home to appealing sidewalk shops and cafes, churches, and a variety of residential options. In this intimate neighborhood, you find modern high-rise condominiums, sophisticated mid-level complexes, and the Victorian influence of San Diego’s first settlers. Cortez Hill’s location is convenient for both pedestrians and those using transportation, given its all-encompassing atmosphere and close proximity to the I-5 freeway. Full of character, history and style, Cortez Hill offers all the advantages to city living.

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Aloft

Units: 168 Stories: 5

Aloft condos are perched high atop Cortez Hill on Date Street between 9th and 10th Avenues.  The development is comprised of 168 loft units and is located just minutes from Little Italy and the Gaslamp Quarter, but rests in a tranquil setting in Downtown San Diego’s oldest neighborhood. Whether sun bathing by the pool and ...
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Aria

Units: 137 Stories: 24

Located in the highest point of Downtown San Diego in Cortez Hill, Aria was completed in 2008 with 137 units and offers a wonderful location away from the hustle and bustle of the Gaslamp Quarter and busier areas of Downtown. With a long walk or short drive, Aria is located close enough to Balboa Park, ...
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Beech Tower

Units: 54 Stories: 9

Beech Tower, located at 1514 Seventh Avenue in Downtown San Diego, is a 54-unit, 9-story condominium project. Amenities in the Cortez Hill community include a pool, spa and guest suite. There are 76 underground parking spaces for residents. Some residences at Beech Tower include a fireplace and a private balcony. One, two and three bedrooms ...
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CityMark

Units: 16 Stories: 3

Located between Ninth and Tenth Avenues and Beech and Cedar Streets is CityMark, a community comprised of sixteen distinctive town homes. CityMark is situated near the renovated El Cortez building and was constructed in 2000 by CityMark Development. The spacious town homes are equipped with two-car garages and all homes have either a backyard or ...
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Cortez Blu

Units: 67 Stories: 20

Cortez Blu, a condominium development located on the southeast corner of Eighth Avenue and Ash Street, features 67 residences and 20 stories. The one to five residences per floor ensure privacy in this Cortez Hill complex. A concierge, key-card entry and 73 resident parking spaces complete the list of amenities.   Residences at Cortez Blu ...
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Discovery

Units: 67 Stories: 20

Discovery is located on Beech Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. One block from the former El Cortez Hotel, this community was architecturally designed to compliment the historic charm of the Cortez Hill neighborhood. Discovery features a three-level parking structure, a business office with fax and computers for residents, 24-hour concierge service, an elegant lobby, ...
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El Cortez

Units: 85 Stories: 15

The historic El Cortez, designed by Walker & Eisen Architects, has become a treasured landmark in Downtown San Diego since its completion in 1927. Built on the site of Ulysses S. Grant, Jr.'s former home, El Cortez originally opened with 85 apartment suites and 32 hotel rooms. After enduring the Great Depression, failed business ventures, ...
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Park at 10th

Units: 32 Stories: 4

Park at 10th Avenue is a condo building located in the Cortez Hill neighborhood of downtown San Diego with winding walkways & lush landscaping....
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Park View

Units: 54 Stories: 3

Park View is a three story complex located at 1650 Eighth Avenue on Cortez Hill. Developed in 1980, this is one of older downtown San Diego developments. The complex is built in stucco exterior with balconies or patios for individual units. Residences overlook the beautiful city lights and feature fireplaces in the living rooms, central ...
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Solara Lofts

Units: 77 Stories: 8

Solara Lofts have many unique loft spaces with custom bedroom designs using frosted glass track door systems.  Solara loft kitchens include Vilchis Cabinets, granite counters and many have custom islands that are movable.  The windows at Solara Lofts have unique tilt and turn function where the top actually tilts in for air flow.  The windows ...
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Soleil Court

Units: 8 Stories: 3

Soleil Court condos are Parisian-style row homes with French-door balconies that overlook a semi-private sun court.  Units have bamboo flooring, custom Parisian-style staircases, and solid wood interior doors with oil rubbed bronze hardware....
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Symphony Terrace

Units: 56 Stories: 9

Located at 1333 Eight Avenue, Symphony Terrace is a 56-unit, 9-story condominium development located in the Cortez Hill neighborhood. Amenities include a barbecue, an exercise room, pool, sauna, and hot tub. The one, two and three-bedroom residences at Symphony Terrace are available in a variety of sizes. One-bedrooms have approximately 673 square feet, and two-bedrooms ...
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The Mills

Units: 133 Stories: 6

Located on Sixth and Seventh Avenues, North of Cedar Street, is The Mills. This one, two and three-bedroom loft community features 133 units on 6 floors. Three levels of underground parking are available for residents. The 3,200 square foot historic Mills House has become the clubhouse, which includes a full kitchen, a pool table, a ...
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Condos for Sale in Cortez Hill

Complex Beds Bath Address SqFt List Date Price
Solara Lofts 0 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 604 523 10/16/2014 $265,000
Aloft 1 1.0 889 Date Street, Unit 116 600 04/25/2014 $269,900
Solara Lofts 0 1.0 1551 4th, Unit 712 645 09/01/2014 $295,000
Palermo 0 1.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 335 663 10/27/2014 $315,000
Palermo 0 1.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 232 663 08/28/2014 $319,000
El Cortez 1 1.0 702 Ash St., Unit 203 670 10/24/2014 $329,000
Solara Lofts 0 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 205 725 10/21/2014 $329,900
El Cortez 1 1.0 702 Ash St, Unit 803 725 10/02/2014 $330,000
Bay View 2 2.0 1650 8th Avenue, Unit 209 952 01/17/2014 $349,500
Aloft On Cortez Hill 1 2.0 889 Date Street, Unit 516 847 09/11/2014 $384,900
El Cortez 2 2.0 702 Ash, Unit 206 1,120 10/14/2014 $409,000
Mills 2 2.0 1643 6th, Unit 515 1,145 09/16/2014 $425,000
El Cortez 2 2.0 702 Ash St., Unit 406 1,120 07/15/2014 $437,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 615 1,070 10/01/2014 $450,000
Aria At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 701 1,113 09/07/2014 $484,900
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 504 1,250 10/06/2014 $499,900
El Cortez 2 2.0 702 Ash Street, Unit 608 1,063 10/17/2014 $589,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 1603 1,230 05/05/2014 $624,500
Discovery 2 2.0 850 BEECH Street, Unit 905 1,389 07/18/2014 $635,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 1103 1,230 10/15/2014 $635,000
Citymark At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 1534 10th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 1,423 09/20/2014 $649,900
Palermo 3 2.0 1501 Front, Unit 523 1,568 06/30/2014 $669,000
El Cortez 2 2.0 702 Ash St., Unit 100 2,000 09/16/2014 $669,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Ave, Unit 1703 1,371 10/03/2014 $715,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 2103 1,355 10/29/2014 $739,900
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 2203 1,355 04/16/2014 $748,880
Soliel Court 9th Ave. 2 2.0 1545 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 1,463 06/26/2014 $775,000
Citymark At Cortez Hill 3 2.0 1524 10th Ave, Unit {unitnumber} 1,985 09/15/2014 $779,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 2204 1,615 09/25/2014 $879,000
Discovery 4 4.0 1568 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 5,007 04/07/2014 $2,295,000
N/k 4 4.0 1568 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 5,007 04/07/2014 $2,295,000

Recent Sales In Cortez Hill

Complex Beds Bath Address SqFt Sale Date Price
The Mills At Cortez Hills 0 1.0 1643 6th Avenue, Unit 318 474 10/21/2014 $194,000
The Mills 0 1.0 1643 6th Avenue, Unit 317 446 06/05/2014 $199,900
Beech Tower 1 1.0 1514 7th Avenue, Unit 105 672 05/23/2014 $229,000
Beech Tower 1 1.0 1514 7th, Unit 105 672 10/21/2014 $274,888
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 239 645 07/25/2014 $281,300
El Cortez 1 1.0 702 Ash Street, Unit 301 677 09/17/2014 $287,000
Beech Tower 1 1.0 1514 7th Avenue, Unit 205 672 08/18/2014 $305,000
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front St, Unit 340 721 08/06/2014 $313,900
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 230 645 07/15/2014 $314,900
Discovery 1 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 502 793 06/20/2014 $318,000
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front St., Unit 336 658 10/23/2014 $319,000
El Cortez 1 1.0 702 Ash Street, Unit 703 725 07/01/2014 $319,500
Discovery At Cortez 1 1.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 405 852 05/22/2014 $324,900
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 206 781 08/28/2014 $329,500
The Park At Tenth 2 2.0 1640 10th Ave., Unit 206 1,158 07/22/2014 $359,000
Solara Lofts 1 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 710 780 05/27/2014 $369,900
Aloft On Cortez Hill 3 2.0 889 Date Street, Unit 141 971 07/23/2014 $375,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 201 972 10/17/2014 $375,900
Solara Lofts 1 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 410 780 05/13/2014 $379,900
Solara Lofts 1 1.0 1551 4th, Unit 401 868 09/21/2014 $389,000
The Mills 2 2.0 1643 6th Avenue, Unit 516 1,297 09/05/2014 $395,000
Aria 1 1.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 409 870 06/23/2014 $398,000
Solara Lofts 1 2.0 1551 4th Ave, Unit 502 1,041 09/26/2014 $420,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech, Unit 316 1,070 10/28/2014 $425,000
Palermo 2 2.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 333 966 05/15/2014 $428,888
Solara Lofts 2 2.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 602 1,041 06/26/2014 $439,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech, Unit 308 1,070 08/01/2014 $445,800
Discovery At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 315 1,070 10/22/2014 $450,000
Discovery At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 310 1,070 06/17/2014 $450,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 416 1,070 08/07/2014 $459,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 205 1,160 07/31/2014 $459,000
Beech Tower 3 2.0 1514 7th Avenue, Unit 306 1,348 08/11/2014 $509,000
Palermo 2 2.0 1501 Front St, Unit 502 1,027 10/01/2014 $515,000
Discovery At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 413 1,230 05/15/2014 $539,000
Discovery At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 613 1,230 08/29/2014 $565,000
Beech Tower 3 2.0 1514 7th Avenue, Unit 802 1,348 10/24/2014 $579,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 711 1,253 07/10/2014 $598,000
Solara Lofts 2 2.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 808 1,301 09/10/2014 $619,000
Discovery 3 2.0 850 Beech, Unit 910 1,383 10/08/2014 $639,900
Discovery 3 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 906 1,383 08/28/2014 $640,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 2003 1,230 05/23/2014 $695,000
Citymark 3 2.0 1527 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 1,985 08/14/2014 $769,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 2302 1,371 08/18/2014 $775,000
Soleil Court 3 3.0 1551 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 2,113 05/30/2014 $850,000
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