Park Boulevard Promenade

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of San Diego
Document Title
Park Boulevard Promenade
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Document Description
Balboa Park Master Plan Amendment, Central Mesa Precise Plan Amendment, Zoological Society of San Diego (zoo) Lease Amendment, Miniature Train Lease Amendment, Carousel Lease Amendment and site development permit (CPA/LA/SDP) to allow for the implementation of the Park Boulevard Promenade project. Plan amendments would provide for an underground parking structure along Park Boulevard, a belowground transportation center and new loading dock entrance to the Natural History Museum, make adjustments to the Local Historic Resources Boundary, reorient the Zoo's main entry, convert existing parking lots to a pedestrian promenade, allow for the expansion of zoological garden uses, include pedstrian and circulation improvements along Park Boulevard, provide pedestrian and landscape enhancements in the project area, provide north and south gateway elements on Park Boulevard, provide parking for War Memorial visitors, provide a greenbelt along the eastern edge of the existing Zoo Parking Lot, and relocate the Carousel and Miniature Train. The project also include revisions to the existing Zoo, Miniature Train and Carousel leaseholds, construction of a new parking lot for Zoo employees and storm water, sewer and water infrastructure improvements. The project is divided into three sections: 1) the San Diego zoological gardens expansion; 2) the San Diego Zoo employee parking lot: and 3) the Park Boulevard Promenade.

Contact Information

Myra Herrmann
Agency Name
City of San Diego
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Diego
Cross Streets
Park Boulevard and Zoo Place
State Highways
Switzer Creek
Other Location Info
Golden Hill and greater North Park

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery
Development Types
Recreational (Balboa Park/San Diego Zoo)
Local Actions
Community Plan, Master Plan, Master Plan: Amendment, Other Action: Site Development Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Transportation, Paleontology

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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