The East Village is Downtown San Diego’s largest and most rapidly developing neighborhood. It is 111 ½ blocks joining together commercial, residential and social services to create a vibrant community. The East Village is home to PETCO Park and the San Diego Padres, the new Central Library (under construction) and the new Thomas Jefferson School of Law. There are many high-rise residential condominiums with ground floor retail and more on the way. Large commercial warehouses are found on the west side and a number of social service providers are located on the eastern portion of the neighborhood.
The East Village has high level of foot traffic and most of the sidewalks are 200 feet by 300 feet in length, except for the super blocks between 15th and 16th street.