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Upcoming Events

William Templeton Johnson 2023 Spring Fundraiser

Apr 29, 2023 3:00PM—6:00PM

4520 Trias Street San Diego, CA 92103

25th Mission Hills Garden Walk

May 13, 2023 10:00AM—4:00PM


2022 Financial Statements

Below are the unaudited 2022 financial statements of the Mission Hills Heritage organization that have been prepared from our books and records. The board of Mission Hills Heritage takes seriously its responsibility for managing the resources entrusted to it by the membership.  We annually plan a level of spending that directly supports the anticipated needs…
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Dilatory City Makes Fate of Old Mission Hills Library Uncertain, Appeal Pending

By: Jennifer Machian The old Mission Hills Library was once a vibrant community treasure. Located at thewestern entrance of Mission Hills, the library enticed patrons of all ages, with its shinywall of windows and iconic cantilevered roof.Long-time Mission Hills resident, Caroline Ridout Stewart, who frequented the library asa sixth grader in the 1960s, recalls the…
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Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate the Arnold and Choate’s Addition – North Florence Heights Historic District

By: Barry Hager Mission Hills Heritage is pleased to announce that it will bring forward another nomination for aNational Register historic district in Mission Hills. Following on the successful listing of InspirationHeights on the National Register of Historic Places in 2021, the focus of this effort will be portions of twosubdivision maps in the northeast…
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Current Projects

Inspiration Heights Update

Inspiration Heights Historic District Placed on the National Register By: Barry Hager On October 29, 2021, the State Historic Resources Commission voted unanimously to approve Inspiration Heights for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the culmination of a very long effort by residents of Inspiration Heights and Mission Hills Heritage to…
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Historic Designation of Old Mission Hills Library (2020)

After the City vacated the old Mission Hills Branch Library, MHH nominated the old branch library for historic designation with the City of San Diego.  The designation was approved in 2020, but is on appeal as of February 2021.
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Restoration of Arbor at Presidio Park (2016-2018)

MHH board members spearheaded an effort to convince the City to restore the crumbling historic Arbor Area at Presidio Park.  MHH contributed funding for materials, with assistance from the Mission Hills Town Council and Mission Hills Garden Club.  Restoration work was completed in 2018.
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Rezone of Residential Areas of Mission Hills (2016)

Following a multi-year effort that involved intensive surveying and petition drives, MHH convinced the City Council to re-zone a multi-block residential area in Eastern portions of Mission Hills, including a large multi-block area south of University Avenue, to single family zoning as part of the Uptown Community Plan Update.  The rezone will save countless bungalows…
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