New Downtown Project in Historic District Breaks Ground
On Monday, April 9, 2018 a ground breaking ceremony will take place at the corner of Vista Village Drive and S. Santa Fe Avenue at 2:30 pm. A five-story mixture of shops and high end apartments approved by the Planning Commission in 2016 will be under construction. Visitors who previously parked in the space now have access to the City’s new, free public parking lot located on Citrus Avenue.
Over the past couple of years, downtown Vista has enjoyed a renaissance with new craft breweries and popular restaurants drawing customers to the district. The 126 new residential units and 14,500 square feet of commercial space at 100 Main Street will continue the growth and bring more foot traffic to the restaurants and shops.
This project coincides with the beginning of the second phase of the City of Vista's Paseo Santa Fe Streetscape Improvement project which began in December, 2017 and is expected to be completed in March, 2020. The first phase, completed in early 2016, transformed a blighted stretch of downtown S. Santa Fe Avenue into an attractive, pedestrian-friendly destination.