The subject property is located at the intersection of Fern and Grape Streets within the Golden Hill Planned District, and is considered within South Park: currently one of the most desirable, and rapidly growing, metropolitan neighborhoods bordering downtown San Diego. South Park lies directly east of Balboa Park, between Juniper Street to the North and Ash Street to the South. Hwy 805 acts as a boundary to the East. North of Juniper Streetis North Park, and South of Ash is Golden Hill, which is bounded to the East by downtown San Diego.
South Park is made up of primarily single-family homes, with few multi-unit developments. The commercial area of South Park is located primarily on 30thStreet, Fern Street, and a few other small side streets. The current center of commercial activity is on Fern Street, between Juniper Street and Grape Street, which contains coffee houses, restaurants, and specialty retail.