Cortez Hill is one of San Diego’s oldest and most distinguished residential neighborhoods is named after the historic El Cortez Hotel. El Cortez was once a hotel that has now been converted into condos. It was built in 1927 and turned into condos in 2004. The Spanish architecture was preserved by the developer but common luxuries like the plumbing, electrical, heating and air were updated throughout the building. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002 and made a historic site in 1990 by the San Diego Historic Site Board.
El Cortez | San Diego, 92101
Located in the heart of Cortez Hill, on the corner of Ash Street and Seventh Avenue, El Cortez is within walking distance to San Diego’s Historic Gaslamp District. El Cortez offers lofts, one and two bedrooms, and penthouses. Amenities include 24 hour security, optional valet, pool and spa, as well as a community patio that is 10,000 square feet.