Open House San Diego

Open House San Diego
Celebrating architecture, urban design & the built environment

Get Ready for OH! San Diego!

Open House San Diego provides a behind-the-scenes look at notable architecture, public spaces, and more with guided and self-guided tours and curated experiences across 7 San Diego-area neighborhoods: Barrio Logan, City Heights, Coronado, Downtown, La Mesa, National City, and new for 2022 — UC San Diego!

Browse the neighborhoods below for a virtual tour and to preview the sites with in-person self-guided tours.

The “Oh-pen” button next to a site indicates that an in-person experience is available during Open House.  Clicking on the button will take you to the OH! Live page to learn more, then scroll to locate the neighborhood.

Note: While exploring these neighborhoods during OH! San Diego, participants are expected to observe county health guidelines and any applicable site-specific rules including wearing a mask as requested.

Download the app to take OH! with you as you tour.

   

 

Don’t forget to enter our photo contest!  Submit your photo – or sketch – of an Open House site via Instagram by March 20, 2022 for your chance to win.  Learn more here.

Here’s how to get the most out of your OH! experience:

  • Guided tours and in-person experiences: OH! San Diego offers a curated selection of over 50 guided tours and in-person experiences. Many of these tours require advance registration and sign-ups are limited, so reserve your spot today!
  • Self-guided tours: Guide available via ArchiMaps or via the OH! website. These tours will guide participants to the award-winning architecture, historical points of interest, public spaces, and the hidden gems that distinguish each neighborhood. Some sites are exterior only, others are generally open to the public, and select sites will welcome OH! visitors during certain hours. View here.
  • Videos and Virtual Tours: For armchair travelers, OH! offers a selection of video tours and behind-the-scenes views including the Rob Wellington Quigley-designed Ocean Discovery Institute; a virtual hardhat tour of the recently completed mixed use development in National City, Parco; a guided tour of Little Saigon; virtual hike in the City Heights Canyons Loop Trail; and more.  Available via the website, click on the Neighborhood pages to start your virtual tour.
  • Educational videos: Learn how to take great architectural photographs with a series of photography tutorials. Kids and adults alike can learn the basics of architectural sketching with architect-guided KidSketch tutorials on how to sketch Open House sites including the Lincoln Acres Library, National City Aquatic Center, and Ocean Discovery Institute.

 

Click Below to Explore the OH! 2022 Neighborhoods

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Thank You to Our Open House 2022 Sponsors:

 



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