Restoration of Inspiration Heights Pillars (2013)

After the theft of original plaques on two of the three Inspiration Heights pillars in 2011, MHH spearheaded the effort to replace the plaques, which was paid for by Council District 2 funds.  MHH also arranged for donated services by Chism Bros. Painting to repair stucco and repaint all three pillars.

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Interim Height Ordinance (2008-2016)

MHH helped lead the effort that resulted in a temporary ordinance capping new building heights at 50’ in the commercial core area of Mission Hills. The temporary ordinance was replaced with a permanent overlay zone as part of the Uptown Community Plan Update, allowing up to 50’ for ministerial projects and 100’ for discretionary projects,…

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Project Revisions for One Mission (2003 – 2005)

MHH founding members led a community effort that resulted in major revisions to the Paseo De Mission Hills project (renamed One Mission) at the gateway to Mission Hills.  The architectural style was changed to blend more with the neighborhood and the building height was also lowered.

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NAVWAR

The proposed NAVWAR redevelopment proposals seemed innocent and appropriate enough in name – ‘The Navy needs and is going to build a new facility.” Then we learned that the Navy wanted to pay for it by selling its massive chunk of prime coastal federal property to developers, who want use its privileged location to add…

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Mission Hills Heritage Winner of 2022 Preservation Award

Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) Announces the 2022 Winners for the “People In Preservation” Awards The 39th Annual People In Preservation Awards honors outstanding preservationists who led distinctive projects, ranging from a meticulous reconstruction of the Hotel del Coronado’s original facade to the saving of a small business that has served generations in Ocean Beach.…

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