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Cortez Blu Luxury Condos – Cortez Hill, San Diego

News | 14th Sep 2012
  • Condo type: 1 & 2 bedrooms
  • Sq. ft: 580 – 1880
  • Average price: $300,000 -$800,000

Cortez Blu Condos are located in Cortez Hill, a neighborhood situated in the north-east part of Downtown San Diego, California. The district is bordered by the Ash Street in the north and A Street in the south, and is one of the most fashionable and quiet places to live in town.

The location

The neighborhood, Cortez Hill, get its name from the historic El Cortez Hotel since it is one of the oldest residential places in town. Actually, it is made of two neighborhoods spread on over one hundred acres. Its eastern part is dominated by the El Cortez Condominium, where it used to be the EL Cortez Hotel, a zone that rises on the highest land mass of downtown. At the same time, its western part in referred to as the Cortex West. The hill stands out through its beautiful Victorian-style residences that have attracted settlers for centuries and even today it still is one of the most fascinating parts of the whole town.

Also, the neighborhood slowly developed in time it started to be seen as the ideal residential place. It all began in 1992 when the Redevelopment Agency came with the idea of redesigning the hill in order to encourage the construction of residential buildings and create a flow of commercial infill. As a result, currently the western park of Cortez Hill features several churches, parks and cafés that make it colorful and alive. Commercial shops and luxurious restaurants in the Ash Street and the Fifth and Sixth Avenues are also part of the environment, being at the same time some sort of separation from the waterfront. Also, being situated on one of the highest portions of land in San Diego, from Cortez Hill you can admire the city’s finest attractions, such as Balboa Park, the Pacific Ocean bay, and numerous others.

Introducing Cortez Blu

Cortez Hill has managed to develop tremendously from a real estate point of view. There have been built various new residential buildings, all featuring fabulous amenities, superb views and stunning condos. For instance, Cortez Blu is currently one of the top buildings in the neighborhood. The construction is situated at the junction of Ash Street and Eight Avenue, and it offers sixty-seven Condominiums with one or two bedrooms. Likewise, Cortez BLu is tower with twenty stories that was developed by K. Hovnanian and designed by the famous architectural company, Martinez and Cutril. It is impressive through the beautiful views over the best attractions of San Diego and the breathtaking landscapes over the ocean and the seashore. Also, the neighborhood it a very pleasant and nice place to live, away from all the hustle and bustle of the city.

Furthermore, the residences at Cortez Blu feature condos that have between 580 and 1880 sq. ft. and prices that range from $300,000 to $800,000. Basic amenities offered by the complex include:

  • constant security service
  • giant windows
  • private balconies
  • wooden floors
  • granite countertops in bathroom, kitchen and several others
  • hardwood throughout

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