Posts Tagged ‘Open House San Diego’

OH! San Diego Born from One Woman’s Vision

With OH! San Diego 2021 consuming our attention, our minds also are on the origins of the program here in San Diego. As with everything worthwhile, OH! San Diego didn’t happen on its own. Here’s how OH! San Diego came to be, and the woman who made it a reality …

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Urban Living Finds a Home in the Suburbs

By Beth Geraci A new development has emerged in Chula Vista, bringing urban living to a suburban landscape. Millenia stands out as a completely walkable urban village breathing new life into South County. The mixed-use hub signals a shift toward increased density and more walkability in the San Diego suburbs …

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How Citythinkers is Finding Purpose in City Heights

By Beth Geraci Open House San Diego (OH San Diego) long had been on Diego Velasco’s radar. As a spectator, he’d always enjoyed participating in the annual architectural showcase. But something about 2021 seemed like the right time for more. This year, Velasco’s company, Citythinkers, will be an Open House …

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At SDAF, Volunteering Can Open Doors to a Bigger World

Nikki Holloway had been looking forward to volunteering for OH! San Diego ever since she missed the chance last year. A marketing coordinator at Balfour Beatty, Holloway and her boyfriend, Rob Rusnak, finally got the opportunity to participate in the citywide celebration of San Diego’s built environment this March, when …

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SDAF Membership: Creating Connection

When Nikki Kreibich contemplated renewing her SDAF membership, she thought about people. She thought about connection. A real estate agent at Whissel Realty Group, Kreibich cherishes the close friends she’s made through her SDAF membership. During the uncertainty of COVID-19, she’s cultivated them all the more. “Even though we’re apart, …

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Beginner’s Guide to OH! San Diego 2020

With 93 participating sites in nine neighborhoods and three days to see it all,  planning for OH! San Diego 2020 can seem daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re brand new to Open House or a seasoned pro, our guide to the city’s largest architectural showcase breaks it …

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Open House San Diego Tours of Chicano Park

During Open House San Diego, March 25 & 26, there are four opportunities to tour the historic landmark,  Chicano Park with its collection of vibrant murals painted on the pillars, abutments and ramps of the Coronado Bay Bridge in Barrio Logan. We are fortunate to have these tours be led …

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