Hillcrest is a suburban neighborhood in , northwest of Balboa Park and south of . Hillcrest is known for its "tolerance and acceptance," its gender diversity, and locally owned businesses, including restaurants, cafés, bars, clubs, trendy thrift-stores, and other independent specialty stores.

Landmarks in the Area

Scripps Mercy Hospital is a private Catholic hospital located in , . Photo: Walleigh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The George W. Marston House, or George Marston House and Gardens, also referred to as the George… Photo: Dananderson, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The San Diego Zoo is a zoo in Balboa Park, , California, housing more than 3,500 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies. is situated 1 mile southeast of Hillcrest. Photo: Cburnett, CC BY-SA 3.0.

This is a List of San Diego Historic Landmarks. In 1967, the City of San Diego established a Historical Resources Board with the authority to designate and protect landmarks from inappropriate alterations. is situated 1 mile south of Hillcrest.

Localities in the Area

University Heights is a neighborhood in Central San Diego, California centered on Park Boulevard and Adams Avenue. is situated 1 mile northeast of Hillcrest.

Mission Hills is an upscale affluent neighborhood of , , USA. is situated 1¼ miles west of Hillcrest.

Mission Valley is a wide river valley trending east-west in San Diego, , United States, through which the San Diego River flows to the . is situated 1½ miles north of Hillcrest. Photo: Lrtman, Public domain.

Harborview is a neighborhood in Downtown San Diego, , United States. is situated 1½ miles south of Hillcrest.


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Hillcrest. See this page's contributions. Photo: Chicbicyclist, CC BY-SA 3.0.