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Kensington is named for a borough in London, England, and its pioneering subdivision dates back to 1910. Developers designed this unique neighborhood based on its geography and the non-standard layout due to its location on a narrow peninsula isolated on three sides by steep slopes, much of which is dedicated open space. Kensington offers a miniature "Main Street" along Adams Avenue, replete with coffee shops, restaurants, a branch library and the regionally famous Ken Theatre, Kensington Café and Kensington Video. With its stone gateways, ornamental lighting, and curving streets, the neighborhood is a strong candidate for designation as a historical district.

Community Meetings

Kensington-Talmadge Planning Group
2nd Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
Franklin Elementary School
4481 Copeland Ave
San Diego, CA 92116

Kensington-Talmadge Community Association
3rd Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m
Kensington Community Church
4773 Marlborough Dr.
San Diego, CA 92116