The Mills – San Diego Downtown




Building Description

The Mills Condos are located at 1642 7th Avenue and 1643 6th Avenue in the Cortez District of Downtown San Diego.

One of San Diego’s oldest residential neighborhoods was named after the famous El Cortez Hotel, which has been restored and converted into condominiums. Views include Balboa Park, San Diego Bay, the Pacific Ocean and the urban scene below.

Victorian-style homes share the area with newer condominiums and apartments. The hill’s topography separates it from downtown’s hustle, yet its proximity makes it desirable for those who want to live on the cusp of an active urban center.

The character of this neighborhood is symbolized by the lavender blooms of the jacaranda trees that line its main streets and lead to its newest linear park, “Tweet Street.”


  • Address:  1642 7th Ave/1643 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Neighborhood:  Cortez Hill
  • # of Stories:  5
  • Year Built: 2004
  • # of Units:  133
  • Builder:  Skandia Real Estate Group
  • Designer:  Irving Gill

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