Historic buildings line the street while an archway sign reads Gaslamp Quarter Historic Heart of San Diego.

Historic Sights in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter and East Village

Named for the gas lanterns that lit area streets during downtown’s formative years, the Gaslamp Quarter now enjoys the distinction of being the epicenter of downtown San Diego’s ritzy club and lounge scene. In spite of the partying, the area hasn’t lost touch with its heritage; within the nearly 17-block neighborhood there are over 90 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Here are seven historic sights worth checking out.

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