The area has a rich military history, in the 1930s and 40s Mira Mesa was used as a United States Army test area . And, just across what is now Interstate 15 there was Hourglass Field, an auxiliary Naval Landing Field. After the war, the baby boom led to a housing boom in 1969, which was the beginning of Mira Mesa as a community. Houses sprang up so quickly that the area lacked retail establishments, schools and medical services this led to more community planning as the city of San Diego grew. Steps were taken to establish schools and retail establishments and all the other things that a thriving community needs. Today the neighborhood his home to many stores, restaurants and drinking establishments, as well as industrial centers, offices, and tech companies like Hologic and Qualcomm.
Mira Mesa features quiet streets, beautiful parks and comfortable suburban sprawl.
The community is a lively one with annual evens like the Mira Mesa Street Fair, and the Fourth of July Extravaganza. The community features the San Diego Ice Arena, fields for a variety of sports from soccer and football to softball and rugby. There are also three major community parks as well as neighborhood parks and the Ned Baumer Aquatic Center at Miramar College, which is open to the public. The community is also a craft brewery hub and is home to Ale Smith Brewing Co., Wet ‘N Reckless Brewing, Callahan’s Pub & Brewery and others.
Mira Mesa features quiet streets, beautiful parks and comfortable suburban sprawl. Homes for sale in the community are predominantly middle class structures and range from starter homes up through large family homes. Rental options include apartments and duplexes. On rare occasions one can find town homes and condominiums available with in the community. Local real estate agents await to assist you in finding the perfect home for you and yours in the bustling community of Mira Mesa. Read less –
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