East Village is San Diego's largest downtown neighborhood district encompassing 130 blocks and more than 700 businesses. One of the fastest-growing urban areas in the San Diego metro region, East Village has experienced explosive upscale residential and business growth since the opening of nearby Petco Park (home to the San Diego Padres) in 2004. The recent arrival of the $185 million
San Diego Central Library
further cemented the neighborhood's status as one of the most exciting and dynamic places to live in the region. A vibrant hotbed of culture, community, education and commerce, East Village is one-of-a-kind urban living turned up to 10.