In the Mid-City region of San Diego, CA, you will find the dynamic residential community of College Area. College Area was named so because San Diego State University dominates the College Area region. In the 1930s, many neighborhoods were first established in College Area. While others were developed during the post-war period. Resting on a plateau, College Area overlooks Interstate 8. It is bordered on the East by La Mesa City and on the West by Talmadge and Kensington.
The neighborhoods of East Falls View Drive, Saranac-Mohawk, Dennstedt Point, a slice of the historic El Cajon Boulevard commercial district, the Catoctin Area, and numerous other historic and lovely neighborhoods are all part of College Area region. It also houses the College-Rolando branch of the San Diego Public Library and encompasses the Alvarado Hospital (a critical care facility complete with 306 beds).
Using private transportation is not always a necessity in College Area. The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) handles the San Diego Trolley to SDSU Transit Center and the Alvarado Medical Center trolley station making for easy access to College Area residents. Many residents use the bus plaza and trolley station at SDSU, both of these are conveniently located together in what is named the SDSU Transit Center. Along with many other places, these systems connect College Area residents conveniently with Downtown San Diego, Balboa Park, North Park, East Hillcrest, and even the San Diego Zoo to name a few.
An eclectic group of people live in College Area. From the college Freshman, to the long-time residents, not to mention its ever transforming commercial corridor (which highlights established and new businesses alike). Collage Area caters to both students and families allowing for tradition and change to be represented in this region. This diverse mix of people come together, as a special community, making College Area a great place for all to call home.
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