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Downtown San Diego Walking Tour Podcast

Want to get outside and learn about San Diego's downtown architecture? Pop your iPod earbuds in and enjoy a 60-minute leisurely stroll through historic downtown. The San Diego Architectural Foundation, in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects California Council, is offering this self-guided podcast walking tour for you to download!

Become a well-versed expert about San Diego's downtown as you experience this entertaining tour featuring the following historical and architectural landmarks:

  • U.S. Grant Hotel
  • San Diego Trust and Savings / Marriott Courtyard
  • Samuel Fox Building
  • Watts Building
  • Several select Gaslamp Quarter buildings
  • the newly restored Balboa Theatre
  • Horton Plaza
  • Spreckels Theatre

Hosted by Eric Naslund of Studio E Architects, narration is provided by former San Diego City Architect Michael Stepner, David Marshall of Heritage Architecture and Planning and Bruce Coons of Save our Heritage Organisation.

Podcast length: 58 minutes. Format: MP3. File size: 33.2MB Click here for accompanying tour map.


Available now!