Streetcar Suburbs and San Diego’s Historic Mission Hills — Your Weekend Trip

After that big family Easter or Passover dinner, why not a drive around town? Here’s one from back in May 2004 that should fit the bill… close to home (maybe you even live on the route), great views, history and you might learn something about your hometown.

It’s Streetcar Suburbs, a twisting drive through Mission Hills, Balboa Park, Hillcrest and environs. These neighborhoods were San Diego’s first suburbs, developed as the streetcar moved up Fifth Avenue around the turn of the last century. There are even a few surprises along the way. Enjoy Streetcar Suburbs»

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