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1871

South Bay Salt Works

Constructed in 1871, this San Diego icon produces 75,000 tons of salt each year.

1888

Sweetwater Dam

At the time of its completion in 1888, Sweetwater Dam constituted the tallest masonry arch dam in the nation—and, at over 90 feet high, serves as an inspiration for engineers to this day.

1888

Historic Victorian homes

Chula Vista’s orchard houses begin construction.

1889

Chula Vista Yacht Club

Founded in 1889, the club hosts events for the whole family throughout the year, including races, cruises, and fishing tournaments.

Happy Birthday, Chula Vista!

1911

Third Avenue Village

Chula Vista’s century-old downtown district offers an impressive range of restaurant and retail choices, as well as a weekly farmers market.

1918

Brown Field Municipal Airport

First opened in 1918, this general aviation airport was used for military purposes until the 1960s.

1921

San Diego Country Club

The county’s oldest country club lays claim to the only private golf course in the area.

1935

Memorial Bowl

Now home to Chula Vista’s Village Vibes Summer Concert Series, the scenic park boasts seating for 700, and is available for private event rentals.

1951

City Hall

The current City Hall building opened its doors in ’51, some 39 years after the original structure was donated to the city.

1962

Chula Vista Center

More than 100 specialty shops and department stores can be found at this retail hub, which first opened its doors in 1962.

1981

San Diego Trolley

With stations all across San Diego, the trolley has offered access to everything from Qualcomm Park to the Mexican-American border.

Happy Birthday, Chula Vista!

1986

Chula Vista Nature Center

A world-renowned zoo and aquarium, the Nature Center boasts a plethora of local plants and wildlife.

1986

EastLake

Consistently voted San Diego’s best new home community in the San Diego Union-Tribune, the neighborhood enjoys suburban comforts with close proximity to downtown.

1995

U.S. Olympic Training Center

One of the official centers for the nation’s top athletes in track and field, soccer, and more, the training center is open to both Olympic hopefuls and the public.

1998

Cricket Wireless Amphitheater

Offering seating for up to 20,000 visitors, the venue was the first in the area designed for music.

2000

Knott’s Soak City

The largest water park in San Diego County since its 2000 opening, Knott’s offers 24 water slides over 33 acres.

2006

Otay Ranch Town Center

The construction of the upscale shopping center marked the area’s first major market opening in 20 years.

2007

Chula Vista Off-Road International Raceway

With a whopping 11,000 grandstand seats, the raceway has hosted several motocross tournaments since its completion in 2007.

Did you know?

CV native Mario Lopez has asked the public to donate to the Community Youth Athletic Center of Chula Vista in honor of his daughter’s first birthday. Visit myregistry.com for details.

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