Rendering courtesy of Civic San Diego
City and business leaders envision a walkable “College Town” atmosphere for the College Area, spurred by the recent opening of projects including South Campus Plaza at San Diego State University.

Rendering courtesy of Civic San Diego City and business leaders envision a walkable “College Town” atmosphere for the College Area, spurred by the recent opening of projects including South Campus Plaza at San Diego State University.

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The $143 million, mixed-use South Campus Plaza (seen here from College Avenue) opened earlier this year at San Diego State University. A Trader Joe’s grocery store is among several retail and restaurant tenants opening there in coming weeks. Photo by Lou Hirsh

— The recent opening of San Diego State University’s $143 million South Campus Plaza has business owners in the adjacent College Area optimistic that the neighborhood could be next in line for an urban revival...

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