Tag: Mission Hills Heritage

Mission Hills Red Bungalow

| July 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Red Bungalow

By Lauren Carter Please help us preserve and protect the iconic red bungalow (formerly Maison En Provence) at 820 Fort Stockton! This beloved duplex home is the heart and soul of downtown Mission Hills and one of the most recognized historic structures in the neighborhood. It seems everyone has a special memory about the beautiful […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Placed on the National Register

| February 6, 2022 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Heights Historic District Placed on the National Register

On October 29, 2021, the State Historic Resources Commission voted unanimously to approve Inspiration Heights for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the culmination of a very long effort by residents of Inspiration Heights and Mission Hills Heritage to have the area approved as a historic district. Bestowing historic district status on […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

By Barry Hager Last year Mission Hills Heritage began an ambitious project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as an historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic district status will highlight the history of Inspiration Heights and its importance to Mission Hills and San Diego, and […]

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Mission Hills Heritage 2021 Walking Tour

| October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage 2021 Walking Tour

Saturday, November 13, 2021 “Mission Hills – Heart and Soul,” Mission Hills Heritage’s 2020 annual walking tour that was cancelled because of the pandemic, has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 13 in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego.  The guided walking tour will focus on the original subdivision known as “Mission Hills” mapped out […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

Last year Mission Hills Heritage began an ambitious project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as an historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic district status will highlight the history of Inspiration Heights and its importance to Mission Hills and San Diego, and help protect the […]

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Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

Mission Hills Heritage has begun a project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as a historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The long-anticipated step of bestowing historic district status on Inspiration Heights will help protect the irreplaceable architectural gems that line the streets of Inspiration Heights. […]

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Mission Hills Heritage Launches Podcast Walking Tour Series

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage Launches Podcast Walking Tour Series

Mission Hills Heritage is pleased to announce a series of podcast walking tours of Mission Hills.  With social distancing and other health measures in place due to the pandemic, the group has decided to place a hold on this year’s live events and instead offer a series of free, on-demand podcast walking tours focusing on […]

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Mission Hills Heritage 2020 Walking Tour

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage 2020 Walking Tour

“Mission Hills – Heart and Soul,” Mission Hills Heritage’s 2020 annual walking tour, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 14 in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego.  The guided walking tour will focus on the original subdivision known as “Mission Hills” mapped out by local businessman and developer George […]

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Old Mission Hills Branch Library Threatened With Demolition

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Old Mission Hills Branch Library Threatened With Demolition

The old Mission Hills branch library, located at 925 W. Washington Street, an iconic Mid-Century Modern building that has stood at the western gateway to Mission Hills for almost 60 years, is now threatened with demolition due to the City’s plans to over-develop the site. Designed by architect Robert A. Bradt and built in 1960, […]

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Mission Hills Heritage Seeks Historic Designation for Old Mission Hills Branch Library

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage Seeks Historic Designation for Old Mission Hills Branch Library

by Barry E. Hager The old Mission Hills Branch Library at 925 W. Washington Street, located at the western gateway to Mission Hills, has been a presence in our community for almost 60 years.  Now we are in danger of losing this iconic building due to the City’s plans to develop the site, which would […]

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