North Park real estate listings differ slightly depending upon if you are north or south of University Avenue. The north side does have some single family homes, but more often you will find more apartment buildings and condo conversions. It is also home to Ted Williams Field, where the "Splendid Splinter" learned to play baseball as a child growing up in San Diego.
South of University Avenue, homes for sale are more of the single family variety. Included in this area are more than 100 historically designated craftsman bungalows exist along the North Park Dryden Historic District which runs north and south along 28th and Pershing streets between Landis and Upas.
North Park is bordered on the north by the canyons above Mission Valley, to the east by the 805 Freeway, to the west by Florida Street and Hillcrest and to the south by Switzer Canyon near Redwood Street. The area, named for the proximity to the famous Balboa Park, has gone through a renaissance in the late 2000's becoming a trendy place for young professionals and first time homebuyers.
Popular attractions include the newly refurbished Birch North Park Theater and expansive bar and restaurant options on the 30th Street Corridor. Craft beer lovers will appreciate 30th Street as Men's Journal once called it "easily America's best beer boulevard."
The area has very much reinvented itself and has become a model of what can be done by blending history with modern day amenities. North Park is a San Diego, CA neighborhood with a zip code of 92104.
North Park elementary school students are served by Alice Birney Elementary School, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, and Garfield Elementary School. 6-8 grade students attend Roosevelt Middle School and 9-12 students attend San Diego High School. Residents located in the eastern portion of North Park have the option of sending their children to Herbert Hoover High School as well.