Tag: Mission Hills Heritage

Mission Hills During the Roaring Twenties

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills During the Roaring Twenties

Mission Hills Heritage – Lecture Series 2019 You wouldn’t want to miss “Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties; plus, The Swan House—a Case Study in Rehabilitation” from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Francis Parker Lower School, located at 4201 Randolph Street in Mission Hills. The 1920s was a dynamic decade. […]

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The Presidio Arbor: A lesson in How Democracy Can Work

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Presidio Arbor: A lesson in How Democracy Can Work

by Sandy Lakoff Democracy can work and a good case in point is right in our own backyard. In a small way, it is an encouraging example of how democracy – and our neighborhood — can be preserved. You will not be surprised to learn that it takes an active citizenry, a responsive politician, and […]

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Hearing on Legal Challenge Looms

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mission Hills Heritage’s (MHH) legal challenge to the new Uptown Community Plan is finally heading toward a court hearing in late September. MHH’s legal challenge was filed under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and is based on flaws in the environmental analysis underlying the community plan update. As background, in November 2016 the City […]

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Gems of South Mission Hills

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gems of South Mission Hills

Mission Hills Heritage Presents its Fourteenth Annual Home Tour Mission Hills Heritage will be hosting its 14th annual Historic Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 22. It is a collection of eight houses, eclectic in style: Craftsman, Prairie, Spanish, and Tudor. The Craftsman house is probably the most common of Mission […]

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Gems of South Mission Hills

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gems of South Mission Hills

Mission Hills Heritage’s Spring Event is schedule for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 14. This year’s walking tour, “Gems of South Mission Hills,” includes guided walks through this delightfully charming neighborhood. Guests will experience an extensive variety of architectural styles built over many decades, one home dates all the way back to 1888. […]

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Mission Hill Heritage’s Legal Challenge Moving Forward

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mission Hill Heritage’s Legal Challenge Moving Forward

A Comment on Building Heights and Affordability By Barry E. Hager The legal challenge filed by Mission Hills Heritage (MHH) to the new Uptown Community Plan reached a milestone last month with completion of the administrative record. MHH’s legal challenge was filed under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and is based on flaws in […]

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Craftsman: Then and Now

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Craftsman: Then and Now

Mission Hills Heritage Spring Event An exciting new event sponsored by Mission Hills Heritage will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The theme, “Craftsman, Then and Now, An Immersion Experience,” will establish a link between the original American Craftsman homes in the first quarter of the 20th century, remodels of originals, and late 20th, […]

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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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Uptown Community Plan Update Crashes and Burns at City Council

| December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Uptown Community Plan Update Crashes and Burns at City Council

By The Mission Hills Heritage Board of Directors The Uptown Community Planning Update, over seven years in the making, collided with the City Council on November 14, 2016 and went down in flames. We wish to thank the scores of Mission Hills residents and others that attended the hearing that lasted until after 10 pm […]

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Mission Hills Heritage’s Twelfth Annual Historic Home Tour

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage’s Twelfth Annual Historic Home Tour

“Colonial Revival Style Homes in Mission Hills” by Janet Worthey The Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego features a rich variety of early 20th century architectural styles built during the neighborhoods rapid growth. This year, Mission Hills Heritage is showcasing the Colonial Revival style. Merely hearing the term Colonial Revival evokes visions of earlier east […]

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