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Update on the Legal Challenge to Uptown Community Plan

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Update on the Legal Challenge to Uptown Community Plan

As many of you know, Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), with co-petitioner SOHO, filed a lawsuit against the City of San Diego this January over the Uptown Community Plan Update. Last November the City Council adopted a last minute re-write of the Uptown Community Plan that had been in the making for over seven years. Only […]

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Mission Hills Heritage Holds Fundraiser for Legal Challenge to Community Plan Update

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), an all-volunteer community organization, will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, June 3, 2017 to support its legal challenge to the City’s approval of the Uptown Community Plan Update. The event takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. at 4455 Hermosa Way, the William Templeton Johnson-designed home of Gordon and Dalia Hunt, […]

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Mission Hills Heritage to Host Free Workshop on Historic Districts

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you want to know the facts about historic districts and what they mean for you and your neighbors? Then mark your calendars for Saturday, March 11, 2017, when Mission Hills Heritage will host a free public workshop to explain and answer questions about historic districts. The workshop will take place in the auditorium of […]

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Community Plan Update—Changes to Proposed Land Use and Densities

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Community Plan Update—Changes to Proposed Land Use and Densities

  The Uptown Community Plan update has been slowly grinding forward since 2009. The Uptown community plan serves as a blueprint for development in our community. Community plans establish long-range land use policy, including specifying densities – how many dwelling units can be built on a specific parcel – and many other important guidelines to […]

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Recent Developments on the Community Plan Update

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Recent Developments on the Community Plan Update

  The City recently released a complete draft of the Uptown Community Plan Update.  As background, the Uptown Community Plan serves as a blueprint for development in Mission Hills and the other Uptown neighborhoods, including Hillcrest, Bankers Hills and University Heights. Community plans establish long-rang planning policy for land use, including residential dwelling densities, transportation, urban design, […]

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Mission Hills Historic District Expands by 99 Homes

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Historic District Expands by 99 Homes

by Barry E. Hager The efforts of a group of Mission Hills residents recently paid off when the City of San Diego added 99 homes to the Mission Hills Historic District. The homes are all within the original Mission Hills subdivision, recorded by George W. Marston and others in 1908. “It was a complex process, […]

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