|Early 20th Century Mission Hills|
Image courtesy of Alana and Bruce Coons
Friday, April 25, 2014
ARCHIVE / SAN DIEGO’S MISSION HILLS GROUP OFFERS HOME TOUR
TOUR TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE--Walk up tickets for the annual Mission Hills Heritage Home Tour can be purchased at Espresso Mio, 1920 Ft. Stockton Drive (checks and cash only). The 60 to 90 minute tours leave every 15 minutes. The tour will cover the Sierra Vista area of West Mission Hills, which includes architectural styles ranging from Spanish Eclectic, Mission Revival to Spanish Revival.
Tour times: 1 to 4 pm.
One of San Diego's oldest and best preserved neighborhoods, Mission Hills features historic homes in a variety of styles including Craftsman Bungalows, Prairie Homes, and Spanish and Mission Revival. For over 100 years it has been a thriving residential and commercial community with lush canyons and mature tree-lined streets. Its first home, Villa Orizaba, was built in 1887 and subsequent subdivisions such as the original Mission Hills, Inspiration Heights, Florence Heights and others were developed in the early 20th century. Some of San Diego's finest architects and master builders designed and built homes in the area. The architectural diversity of the neighborhood is one of its finest features today. Mission Hills Heritage works to preserve and protect the character, charm and historic resources of Mission Hills, assuring that development projects harmonize with the established community.
To get involved with Mission Hills Heritage log on to: