It began in the 1870s with Alonzo Horton and the building of a wharf at the foot of 5th Avenue to accommodate trade and commerce. Today, this 16.5 block neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are 94 structures identified as historically and architecturally significant and they currently house over 100 restaurants, nightclubs, shops offices, galleries and live/work lofts.
This area is vibrant and alive with tourists and locals alike every night of the week. It is a simple stroll from the Convention Center and is a favorite attraction for young and old.