About University City, CA

University City (UC) is a community in San Diego, California, located in the northwestern portion of the city next to the University of California, San Diego. It is also often referred to as UTC, short for University Towne Center, a shopping mall in the community.

The campus of the University of California, San Diego, from which the area derives its name, is to the west of the center of the neighborhood. Many of the professors teaching at UCSD live in the UC neighborhood.

There are two distinct parts of University City divided by Rose Canyon, featuring the Rose Canyon Open Space preserve, and railroad tracks passing through it. South of Rose Canyon lies the older part of University City, built in the 1960s and historically referred to as University Square, centered on Governor Drive. It is a mostly residential neighborhood along Governor Drive with many single family homes. Just southwest… Excerpted from Wikipedia

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