North Park Ranked 3rd Hottest Hipster Neighborhood in America

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October 6, 2017

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Coffee shops, breweries, farm-to-table restaurants...OH MY!

According to a new survey by and Yelp, North Park ranked as the the 3rd "Hottest Hipster Neighborhood in America"

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The only cities that ranked higher were Clintonville, Columbus, OH (1st) and Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA (2nd).

The survey was based on the amount of "hipster" businesses such as music venues, dive bars, record shops, urban renewal projects, as well as overall indie culture.

Not to mention, hot housing markets.

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“Whether it’s the farm-to-table restaurants or urban renewal projects that were already underway, a concentration of hipsters seems to be an indicator of a hot housing market,” said Javier Vivas, director of economic research for

“While ‘hipster’ is something of a cliche, it turns out to be a useful term to uncover the types of businesses and attributes we often associate with cool hunters, such as visually appealing interiors and less touristy parts of town,” said Carl Bialik, Yelp data editor.

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The report said, “San Diego is known for a plethora of local breweries, farmer’s markets, beach eateries and nightlife for the non-mainstream crowd. Compared to California cities like Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego boasts of lower rent and mortgages on average. A concentration of top universities and a thriving startup scene bring many young buyers and renters to the area.”

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It also noted Pigment as a hipster hotspot, and it's easy to see why!

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Looking to hit up some hipster hotspots in North Park this weekend? Check out @ExploreNorthPark on Instagram!