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 Ave., Unit 205 725 03/12/2015 $289,000
Solara Lofts 0 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 712 645 01/01/2015 $289,900
Aloft 0 1.0 889 , Unit 242 671 04/13/2015 $292,694
Aloft 0 1.0 889 , Unit 332 671 04/13/2015 $304,060
Aloft 0 1.0 889 , Unit 338 671 04/13/2015 $315,427
Aloft 0 1.0 889 , Unit 426 671 04/13/2015 $315,427
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 631 658 04/22/2015 $329,900
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front St., Unit 324 781 03/06/2015 $339,000
El Cortez 1 1.0 702 Ash St, Unit 803 725 10/02/2014 $340,000
Solara Lofts 0 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 407 725 03/27/2015 $355,000
Solara Lofts 1 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 701 771 03/11/2015 $384,900
El Cortez 2 2.0 702 Ash, Unit 405 995 02/24/2015 $399,900
Aloft 1 2.0 889 , Unit 528 847 04/13/2015 $408,924
Aloft 1 2.0 889 , Unit 546 847 03/23/2015 $408,925
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 306 990 04/03/2015 $419,000
Aloft 2 2.0 889 , Unit 243 971 02/16/2015 $423,555
Heritage House 1 1.0 1490 3rd Ave, Unit 305 981 04/17/2015 $425,000
Aria 1 2.0 1441 9th, Unit 206 990 03/02/2015 $430,000
Palermo 2 2.0 1501 Front St, Unit 312 1,068 02/02/2015 $464,900
Beech Towers 3 2.0 1514 7th Ave, Unit 206 1,348 02/05/2015 $469,000
Palermo 2 2.0 1501 Front, Unit 308 1,058 04/08/2015 $489,000
Palermo 2 2.0 1501 Front St., Unit 415 1,106 02/13/2015 $489,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 803 1,230 10/29/2014 $579,000
Discovery At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 850 Beech St., Unit 907 1,230 02/02/2015 $587,000
Discovery At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 850 Beech St, Unit 1301 1,230 04/13/2015 $599,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech, Unit 911 1,230 04/01/2015 $600,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 1603 1,230 03/03/2015 $639,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 2203 1,355 04/16/2014 $670,880
Soliel Court 9th Ave. 2 2.0 1545 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 1,463 01/02/2015 $725,000
Citymark At Cortez Hill 3 2.0 1524 10th Ave, Unit {unitnumber} 1,985 03/18/2015 $749,000
Aria 3 3.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 1901 1,616 04/25/2015 $1,100,000
Aria 4 4.0 1568 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 5,007 04/20/2015 $1,995,000
N/k 4 4.0 1568 9th Avenue, Unit {unitnumber} 5,007 04/20/2015 $1,995,000

Recent Sales In Cortez Hill

Complex Beds Bath Address SqFt Sale Date Price
Aloft On Cortez Hill 1 1.0 889 Date Street, Unit 116 555 01/08/2015 $249,900
Solara Lofts 0 1.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 604 523 12/30/2014 $249,900
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front, Unit 239 645 11/05/2014 $299,000
Beech Tower 1 1.0 1514 7th Ave, Unit 904 672 03/20/2015 $300,000
Palermo 0 1.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 335 663 04/10/2015 $312,500
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front St, Unit 436 658 02/24/2015 $314,900
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front St., Unit 305 888 02/11/2015 $315,000
The Mills 1 1.0 1642 7th Ave, Unit 124 737 02/13/2015 $319,000
Palermo 1 1.0 1501 Front, Unit 238 721 03/30/2015 $319,900
Aloft 1 1.0 889 , Unit 346 695 03/20/2015 $326,900
El Cortez 1 1.0 702 Ash Street, Unit 207 782 04/01/2015 $329,900
Park View 2 2.0 1650 8th Ave, Unit 107 951 11/17/2014 $339,000
Solara Lofts 1 1.0 1551 4th, Unit 507 805 12/31/2014 $344,900
Park View 2 2.0 1650 8th Avenue, Unit 104 1,126 03/24/2015 $374,898
Aloft On Cortez Hill 1 2.0 889 Date Street, Unit 516 847 12/31/2014 $379,900
The Mills At Cortez Hill 1 1.0 1642 7th Ave, Unit 521 888 03/20/2015 $389,000
Aloft 2 2.0 889 , Unit 130 921 03/19/2015 $393,900
El Cortez 2 2.0 702 Ash, Unit 206 1,120 03/16/2015 $397,000
The Park At 10th 2 2.0 1640 10th Ave., Unit 406 1,158 04/14/2015 $399,900
Park At Tenth 2 2.0 1640 10th Avenue, Unit 301 1,147 03/17/2015 $419,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech, Unit 316 1,070 10/28/2014 $425,000
The Mills At Cortez Hill 2 1.0 1642 7th Ave, Unit 524 1,103 11/21/2014 $429,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 508 1,070 10/30/2014 $439,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 501 1,015 12/19/2014 $439,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th, Unit 402 1,004 04/13/2015 $449,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 203 1,230 01/16/2015 $449,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 504 1,250 01/27/2015 $459,000
Aria At Cortez Hill 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 701 1,113 12/26/2014 $484,900
Palermo 2 2.0 1501 Front Street, Unit 633 966 03/30/2015 $499,000
Solara Lofts 2 2.0 1551 4th Avenue, Unit 802 1,041 04/10/2015 $504,900
El Cortez 2 2.0 702 Ash Street, Unit 608 1,063 01/09/2015 $539,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th, Unit 511 1,253 03/27/2015 $549,900
Aria 3 2.0 1441 9th Ave, Unit 204 1,261 04/01/2015 $569,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech, Unit 908 1,230 04/17/2015 $589,000
Aria 3 2.0 1441 9th, Unit 504 1,261 03/05/2015 $599,900
Palermo 3 2.0 1501 Front, Unit 523 1,568 03/25/2015 $639,000
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 1701 1,235 12/04/2014 $649,900
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 1902 1,230 12/15/2014 $699,900
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Ave, Unit 1703 1,371 03/30/2015 $699,999
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 2103 1,355 01/07/2015 $714,900
Aria 2 2.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 2303 1,355 11/19/2014 $729,900
Aria 3 3.0 1441 9th Avenue, Unit 2001 1,616 11/17/2014 $838,000
Discovery 2 2.0 850 Beech Street, Unit 2204 1,615 12/17/2014 $849,000
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