Nestled in the famous Cortez Hill neighborhood of downtown San Diego is one of the oldest residential buildings in the area; the El Cortez condos.As one of San Diego's original high-rise buildings, this beautiful and historical complex was originally built in 1927. Since then it has been renovated and updated to include 85 units on 15 floors with a pool on the first floor as well is a barbecue and patio area. Residents have their choice of one or two bedroom floor plans from 650 to just over 1500 ft.². These beautiful high ceiling units have characteristics that remind residents of the beautiful Spanish architecture and design.The El Cortez is also one of the least expensive condominium complexes in the area with one bedroom units starting at just $160,000. Of course, the penthouse has been known to sell for around $1.5 million so the diversity and variety of units is clearly set up at the El Cortez.If you're interested in owning your own little piece of history, check out the available condos for sale at the El Cortez in Cortez Hill overlooking downtown urban San Diego.