Horton Plaza Shopping Center
Located in the heart of downtown San Diego, Horton Plaza is a lively shopping center with much traffic. Designed by Jon Adams Jerden and named after Alonzo Horton, this 6-level mall has 130+ stores.
Aside from the great stores, the most stunning feature of this shopping center is the spectacular architecture and vibrant colors.
6-levels high and completely open-air, this shopping mall is like a friendly maze. Ramps, archways, and bridges connect the different sectors. Indeed, the angled walkways and whimsical colors remind people of Dr Seuss's "Horton Hears a Who" instead of San Diego's City Founder, Alonzo Horton.
Also noteworthy is the 30-foot obelisk and the sunken courtyard of San Diego's repertory theater, The Lyceum Theater. Enlarge photo.
Many of the stores in this shopping center is similar to those found in UTC and Fashion Valley. These include:
Kids', Men's & Women's Fashion
Accessories & Jewelry
Health & Beauty
Books & Stationary
Electronics & Music
and more! See entire list of stores here. Enlarge photo
As with all shopping malls, there is a food court. Many of the eateries are typical of shopping mall food: Panda Express, La Salsa, Hot-dog on a Stick, Starbucks, Jamba Juice etc. However, the presentation of these restaurants seem more elaborate, more colorful and more exciting. Food is the same, but look and feel is totally different. Expect to find a variety of foods: Chinese, Japanese, faux Mongolian, Italian, Indian, American, Mexican, and more. See list of restaurants here.
Information is accurate at time of publication but can change without notice.