North Park Community Located just northeast of Balboa Park, close to downtown, and only miles from the beach, sits the thriving, bustling community of North Park. Filled with neighborhood eateries, independent coffee shops and a thriving arts district, North Park is quickly becoming one of San Diego’s most up and coming neighborhoods. This vibrant and diverse district, named by Forbes as one of America’s best hipster neighborhoods, is truly a unique and one of a kind neighborhood, offering every amenity imaginable. Stroll down 30th Street and University Avenue, the heart of North Park, and you will find an eclectic array of gourmet coffee shops, cafes and diners, several microbreweries and trendy boutiques, perfect for exploring. Pastel buildings, urban succulent gardens, and numerous art murals add character and charm to this lively community. A foodie’s paradise, North Park boasts some of the most unique eateries and restaurants in the city. From deliciously crafted waffles at Wow Wow Waffle to farm to table European cuisine at The Smoking Goat restaurant, there is a restaurant to satisfy every taste bud. And with a thriving nightlife scene, be sure to visit the different tasting rooms, breweries and bars lining the streets. With a reputation for being a great community for the arts, North Park is home to the Observatory North Park, an intimate live theater and concert venue housed in a historical, yet completely revamped building, as well as an ever-increasing amount of art galleries, dance studios and local art projects. Besides booming businesses, North Park is known for the beautiful and historical architecture found throughout the tree-lined community. Home to Craftsman cottages, Spanish Revivals, charming bungalows and luxurious new developments, North Park is a highly desirable place to live. A central location, thriving business district and hip eateries, North Park has all of the ingredients to make it one of San Diego’s most popular communities.