Category Archives: Times of San Diego

Downtown Makers Quarter Grows with Groundbreaking for 6-Story Office Hub

POSTED BY CHRIS JENNEWEIN ON MAY 30, 2017 The Makers Quarter in downtown San Diego is growing with groundbreaking for a six-story collaborative office hub with retail and restaurant space. The development team L2HP, which is composed of Lankford & Associates, HP Investors and Hensel Phelps, broke ground on Tuesday afternoon for Block D of the quarter at 845 15th Street. Architecture and design firm BNIM, which […]

Makers Quarter Getting Unique Restaurant in Old Boxing Coliseum

POSTED BY CHRIS JENNEWEIN ON AUGUST 5, 2016 A former boxing pavilion in the growing Makers Quarter in downtown San Diego’s East Village will become a unique restaurant and entertainment center. The long-vacant Coliseum Federal Athletic Club will be transformed into a Punch Bowl Social, an entertainment concept that combines classic games like pinball, shuffleboard and ping pong with a Southern-influenced scratch kitchen and craft beverages. “When we […]

New East Village Mini-Park Opens

POSTED BY ALEXANDER NGUYEN ON JUNE 8, 2014 A recently constructed mini-park in the East Village neighborhood was opened to the public Saturday. City Council President Todd Gloria was on hand, along with other city and business leaders and neighborhood residents, during the opening ceremony for the small “pocket park” at  13th Avenue and J Street, according to the Downtown San Diego Partnership. Pocket parks, which […]