San Diego Downtown Core Photos

San Diego's commercial highrises lay along Broadway which then runs to the Santa Fe Railroad Depot & on to ship docks which now serve Cruise Ships & museum / recreation purposes. More recent developments have moved south to the Marina & around the Gaslamp Quarter.

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Skyline including North Island & downtown under cumulus clouds. San Diego, CA.Skyline of downtown under cumulus clouds. San Diego, CA.Aerial view of San Diego Bay & downtown San Diego. San Diego, CA.Wyndham Emerald Plaza. San Diego, CA.
Skyline including North Island & downtown under cumulus clouds. San Diego, CA.Skyline of downtown under cumulus clouds. San Diego, CA.Aerial view of San Diego Bay & downtown San Diego. San Diego, CA. Wyndham Emerald Plaza (1991) (formerly Emerald Shapery Center) (30 floors) (400 W. Broadway). San Diego, CA. Architect: C.W. Kim.
Koll Center & Wyndham Emerald Plaza. San Diego, CA.One America Plaza, Koll Center & Emerald Plaza from Pantoja Park. San Diego, CA.Downtown skyline from San Diego Bay. San Diego, CA.One America Plaza. San Diego, CA.
Koll Center & Wyndham Emerald Plaza. San Diego, CA.One America Plaza, Koll Center & Emerald Plaza from Pantoja Park. San Diego, CA.Downtown skyline from San Diego Bay. San Diego, CA.One America Plaza (1991) (34 floors) (600 W. Broadway). San Diego, CA. Architect: Murphy/Jahn.
Glass entrance arcade of Koll Center. San Diego, CA.Vaulted arch of trolley stop at One America Plaza. San Diego, CA.Trolley rapid-transit vehicles against One America Plaza. San Diego, CA.The Grande, Emerald Plaza & One America Plaza over Santa Fe rail station. San Diego, CA.
Glass entrance arcade of Koll Center (1989) (20 floors) (501 West Broadway). San Diego, CA. Architect: Langdon Wilson.Vaulted arch of trolley stop at One America Plaza. San Diego, CA.Trolley rapid-transit vehicles against One America Plaza. San Diego, CA. The Grande, Emerald Plaza & One America Plaza over Santa Fe rail station. San Diego, CA.
Amtrak, Coaster & Trolley trains at Santa Fe Depot. San Diego, CA.Santa Fe Depot tower & dome. San Diego, CA.Santa Fe Arts & Crafts tile mural in Depot. San Diego, CA.Skyline from cruise docks. San Diego, CA.
Amtrak, Coaster (regional transit) & Trolley trains at Santa Fe Depot. San Diego, CA.Santa Fe Depot (1915) tower & dome. San Diego, CA. Style: Mission Revival. Architect: Bakewell & Brown.Santa Fe Arts & Crafts tile mural in Depot. San Diego, CA.Skyline from cruise docks. San Diego, CA.
Two green The Grande towers from Midway dock with Lord Hornblower ship. San Diego, CA.Green tower of The Grande South at Santa Fe Place. CA.Two green The Grande towers & Naval building from Midway dock. San Diego, CA.Naval administration building. San Diego, CA.
Two green The Grande towers (2003-5) from Midway dock with Lord Hornblower ship. San Diego, CA.Green tower of The Grande South at Santa Fe Place (2004) (39 floors) (1199 Pacific Highway). CA.Two green The Grande towers & Naval building from Midway dock. San Diego, CA.Naval administration building (early 20th c) (N. Harbor Dr. at Broadway). San Diego, CA. Style: Art Deco.
Naval administration building. San Diego, CA.San Diego City & County Administration Building. San Diego, CA.San Diego City & County Administration Building square tower. San Diego, CA.San Diego City & County Administration Building entrance facade with tile work. San Diego, CA.
Naval administration building (early 20th c) (N. Harbor Dr. at Broadway). San Diego, CA. Style: Art Deco.San Diego City & County Administration Building (1936). San Diego, CA. Style: Art Deco.San Diego City & County Administration Building square tower. San Diego, CA.San Diego City & County Administration Building entrance facade with tile work. San Diego, CA.
San Diego City & County Administration Building tiles around windows. San Diego, CA.El Cortez Hotel. San Diego, CA.

San Diego City & County Administration Building tiles around windows. San Diego, CA.El Cortez Hotel (1927) (702 Ash St.). San Diego, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen.


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