Alonzo Erastus Horton, the historical father of contemporary San Diego, had a huge influence on the development of downtown. Named after his namesake Horton Plaza Park, which houses the Horton Park Fountain and is near the bronze statue of the man himself, this neighborhood is where the redefining of Downtown began. The Horton Plaza Redevelopment Project was adopted in 1972 to spearhead the transformation of downtown from the center out. The first development was the six and one-half-block Horton Plaza retail/entertainment center, which ingenuously houses over 140 shops and restaurants in a colorful labyrinth connecting seven open-air split levels. This shopping center is now a local landmark and a tribute to the creativity and history of San Diego. High-rise luxury condominiums and mixed...
Meridian | Horton Plaza District
Year Built: 1985 | Stories: 27 | Units: 172
The Meridian is easily distinguished as one of Downtown's Iconic residential high-rises. Comprised of 27 stories and 168 highly appointed units, The Meridian offers the following luxury appointments: Fitness Center, Concierge, Security, high quality guest suites, Dry Sauna Steam Room, Pool, and arguably the highest level of building construction in all of Downtown.