"A 20-story building might get taken down for a 50-story one. And then later, the 50-story building gets taken down for one that's 75 stories."

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The look of the city

SDSU Paseo project, building of Rancho Santa Fe, how Otay changed, Tijuana's beautiful gardens, downtown San Diego highrises, future of Mission Valley

Who's in Charge Here? SDSU’s Paseo project is in a tangle. It was touted as an urban village, akin to a combination of Horton Plaza and Point Loma's Liberty Station, at the doorstep of San ...

Be on the Alert for Marijuana

Thirty-Five Years Ago<br>San Diegans are meeting in churches, recreation centers, and living rooms, hoping that somehow, some way, they’ll make it through the night without a chocolate milkshake.... Most of them are fat...not just pleasingly ...

Machines for Living

Economics and ego build downtown San Diego's skyline - higher and higher.

A tall building takes a sizeable square of land and transforms it into multiple cubes of habitable space — story after story rising — converting once-empty sky into a series of interior chambers and environments. ...


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