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lf marriottLane Field is located at 900 West Broadway in the North Embarcadero area of San Diego. The site is bound by West Broadway to the south, Harbor Drive to the west, and Pacific Highway to the east. The site had been a surface parking lot for cruise and general public parking since the 1960s and was formerly a baseball stadium known as "Lane Field" and the home of the Pacific Coast League Padres from 1936 to 1957.

A developer, Lane Field San Diego Developers, a collaboration between Portman Holdings, Hensel Phelps and Lankford & Associates, worked with the Port to develop the majority of the site into a 400-room, dual-branded hotel in a single building on the northern portion of the site fronting Pacific Highway and an approximately 2-acre public park on the western portion fronting Harbor Drive.

Construction of the Lane Field North Hotel Project began in May 2014 and it opened for business at the end of February 2016 as the SpringHill Suites & Residence Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayfront. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on April 7, 2016, and was attended by City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, City of San Diego Councilmember Todd Gloria, Port Board Chairman Marshall Merrifield, and executives from Marriott and Lane Field San Diego Developers.

The developers also built Lane Field Park, which opened on March 16, 2015.

The developers are also building a 400-room InterContinental Hotel on the Lane Field South site. Construction on this project began in June 2016.  

On November 29, 2017, the Port of San Diego, Lane Field San Diego Developers, community leaders and stakeholders celebrated the topping off of the InterContinental San Diego Hotel.  The event featrued a ceremonial raising of the flag to the top of the hotel, along with the project's last load of concrete. The hotel is scheduled to be completed in August 2018 and open to the public in September 2018. 

Port Approves Concept for Proposed Lane Field South Hotel Project

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lf south pac highway viewThe Board of Port Commissioners approved the design concept for a new hotel project to be constructed at Lane Field South, one of the most prominent and visible sites on downtown San Diego's waterfront. The approval was given at the May 12, 2015 Board of Port Commissioners meeting.

Located on the corner of West Broadway and North Harbor Drive in the North Embarcadero area of San Diego, the Lane Field South site is adjacent to the Lane Field North Hotel project, which is currently under construction. The area was once home to the Pacific Coast League Padres, who played on Lane Field from 1936-1957. In March 2015, the Port celebrated the grand opening of Lane Field Park, which is also located on the same site and pays homage to the area's baseball history.

Port of San Diego Celebrates Opening Day at Lane Field Park

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16630545627 6395c46ec8_kMonday, March 16, 2015, marks ‘opening day’ for the new Lane Field Park – the Port of San Diego's newest waterfront park. The Port's 22nd park was once the site of Lane Field, where the original Pacific Coast League Padres played from 1936-1957. It is named after Bill Lane, who was the owner of the Pacific Coast League Padres in 1936.

Located on the corner of West Broadway and North Harbor Drive, Lane Field Park incorporates elements of the area's baseball heritage. Complete with a homeplate, pitcher's mound and special lighting designating the three bases, the park also includes a special tribute to Padres legend Ted Williams.


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Roles and Responsibilities

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Port of San Diego

  • Lead agency for entitlement processing
  • Public outreach on entitlement and environmental processing
  • Coordinate with developer on project design review
  • Lease administration

 The Port of San Diego's project team will coordinate entitlement and environmental processing, design review, legal review, lease administration and public outreach.

Entitlement Overview

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The Port originally approved development of the Lane Field site for hotel, retail and office use as part of the North Embarcadero Alliance Visionary Plan (NEAVP). The potential environmental impacts of the proposed uses were analyzed in the Master Environmental Impact Report (MEIR) for the NEAVP, which was certified by the District on April 25, 2000.

Background

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The Lane Field project, as originally approved by the Board of Port Commissioners in late 2006 and early 2007, was envisioned to be a mix of upper-upscale hotels with an Intercontinental on Lane Field South and a Vivara by Woodfin Suites on Lane Field North.

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