Cortez Blu

801 Ash Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Cortez Blu is located on the southeast corner of Eighth Avenue and Ash Street in the Cortez Hill Neighborhood. The quarter block building is 20 stories tall and features 67 residences, with 1 to 5 residences per floor for added privacy. 

Cortez Blu: Luxury atop Cortez Hill

Cortez Hill sits just south of Bankers Hill, east of Little Italy, north of downtown, and west of East Village. The neighborhood is bordered by Interstate 5 on the north, 11th Avenue to the east, Ash Street to the south, and 1st Avenue to the west. The neighborhood is named after the El Cortez Hotel, operating since 1927, and is one of the city’s most historical neighborhoods. Cortez Hill has attracted residents for at least a century and many of its original Victorian-style homes are still standing.

Condos at Cortez Blu

Units are from one and two-bedroom units range between 580 – 1,254 square feet, and the penthouse is 1,882 square feet with an expansive private terrace. Most residences feature a private deck or balcony. Amenities include 24-hour security, key-card entry and 73 parking spaces with bicycle storage room.

Cortez Blu is ideal for people who want to live close to the restaurants, shops, businesses, and entertainment that Downtown San Diego has to offer, but enjoy the peace and quiet of a residential neighborhood. Set atop Cortez Hill in a quiet residential neighborhood which still has many Victorian-style homes, Cortez Blu is close to Balboa Park, Tweet Street Park, and Copley Symphony Hall. This elevated neighborhood provides breathtaking views of the San Diego bay and the city.

Cortez Blu was developed by K. Hovnanian and designed by the architectural firm Martinez and Cutri and actually won an onion award for architecture in 2006.

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Community Features

  • 20 stories
  • 67 residences
  • 73 parking spaces
  • 24-hour security
  • Key-card entry
  • HOA’s range from high $400’s –  high $500’s

Residence Features

  • One bedrooms range approx 580 – 973 square foot
  • Two bedrooms range approx 1,089 – 1,254 square foot
  • Penthouses 1,882 square foot with expansive terrace
  • Most residences feature a private deck or balcony
  • Wood flooring
  • Granite slab countertops in kitchen and bathroom
  • European Style Cabinetry
  • Private balconies
  • 9' ceilings with floor to ceiling windows

Homeowner's Association

  • Management : CEOSD
  • Phone Number : 844-267-8392
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