Great nightclubs, trendy restaurants, and unique boutiques compete for attention in San Diego’s most vibrant neighborhood. Alonzo Horton’s 1867 New Town seemed doomed to the wrecking ball in the 1970s, but a civic revitalization program transformed the dilapidated area into a showcase destination. By 1980, the Gaslamp Quarter was decreed a National Historic District.


The historic buildings ...

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