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Comic Con 2014 Takes Over North Park!

Comic Con 2014 Takes Over North Park!

Stop by one of these establishments for discounts during this year’s Comic Con expo!

 
World Cup Champhionship Match Viewing Party

World Cup Champhionship Match Viewing Party

This event is ALL AGES & FREE to the Public! Watch the World Cup Final OUTDOORS on an 11′ X 20′ JumboTron Monitor Festivities kick off at 9am leading up to the 12pm Championship match. + DJs Eddie Turbo & Prince Zohar Chow down on delicious food supplied by some of San Diego’s best Food Trucks. Bring your blankets & beach chairs! PARKING: There will be $1 Parking ALL DAY (7am-7pm) in the Parking Structure on 30th & North Park Way (Entrance to the parking garage is 3829 29th Street, across from The Birch North Park Theater). There will be NO PARKING on 30th Street, between Lincoln & University from 3am-10pm the day of the event, including some surrounding areas. Ride FREE with Uber to the event – click here for details *NO ALCOHOL WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE STREET

 
Ride FREE With Uber to World Cup Championship Match!

Ride FREE With Uber to World Cup Championship Match!

We’re teaming up with Uber so you can ride with ease to and from the final game street party in North Park! To get $20 off your first Uber ride, sign up at get.uber.com/go/wcnp2014, or download the app, and enter the promo code WCNP2014. Uber is an app that allows you to request a ride with the tap of a button. Drivers arrive curbside in just minutes, you can track the arrival of your ride on your iPhone, Android or Blackberry and payment is charged directly to your credit card on file. They have Black Cars, SUVs, and their low cost option, uberX is 40% cheaper than a TAXI! Plus, the new uberXL is an affordable way to take up to 6 people on your ride. Have your friends signup to use the Fare Split tool and make riding even more affordable! Not sure how to Uber? It’s easy! iPhone, Android or Blackberry: * Download the app * Select your pick up location * Request a ride

 

North Park Mainstreet

North Park Mainstreet and 30th

North Park Main Street is a Business Improvement District (BID) in San Diego, California and is a joint program of the City of San Diego, the San Diego BID Council, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is primarily a volunteer based organization. The North Park BID is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the revitalization of the North Park neighborhood in San Diego. To do such, it follows the Main Street Four Point Approach TM, Design, Economic Restructuring, Organization and Promotion. North Park Main Street embarks on many ambitious and worthy endeavors, all aimed at bringing new life and a lasting vitality to North Park.

 

Sustainable North Park Mainstreet

North Park Farmer's Market

The Sustainability Challenge:

In 2009, Wayne Donaldson, California’s State Historic Preservation Officer, challenged North Park Main Street to become the state’s first Sustainable Main Street program.

Community leaders embraced this challenge and later that year convened a group of local stakeholders to develop the framework of a sustainability plan in North Park. Working in partnership with volunteer professionals at Platt/Whitelaw Architects, OBR Architecture, and Zagrodnik+Thomas Architects, NPMS drafted a
set of goals & objectives for a Sustainable North Park Main Street Program:

  • Maintain the cultural and historic
    integrity of the built and social environment;
  • Increase resource efficiency and
    conservation within the District;
  • Increase internal community
    connectivity;
  • Provide a setting for a sustainable
    green economy.

The Implementation Plan: (Download 18 MB PDF)
A volunteer effort over eight months enabled North Park Main Street to secure a grant from the State Office of Historic Preservation to develop the Implementation Plan, which is to be used in a number of ways:

  • Using individual buildings as precise case studies, this Plan is intended to be used as a handbook for Main Street Sustainability Program Staff to educate and
    inspire building owners and business operators about how they can participate in the broader vision of a green North Park.
  • By demonstrating the discrete components of a sustainability program, the Plan can be used by North Park Main Street to generate interest in potential funders to implement the various components of the plan.
  • By illustrating the vision of coordinated public investments in the right-of-way,the Plan serves as a handbook for the public agencies and community advocacy groups who oversee and implement public works.
  • Designed with “open architecture”, the publication is intended to be a living, growing document that can be augmented with additional digital building models, completed projects, or community proposals.
  • The appendices serve both as technical manuals and as on-going records of the accomplishments of the district toward meeting its sustainability goals.
 

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