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San Diego’s Historic Balboa Park Awarded LEED for Communities Certification​. The Park becomes the only national historic landmark to be recognized for sustainability achievements through the United States Green Building Council's LEED for Communities and Cities certification.​

​Proud of the city’s role in the certification, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria said “Working together we’ve made sustainability part of the culture here in Balboa Park. Certification as a LEED community demonstrates that Balboa Park can be a catalyst for energy savings and other sustainability goals throughout the rest of the city.”​

Peter Comiskey, executive director of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, said getting LEED certified meant forging a collaboration between the partnership’s sustainability program, the San Diego Green Building Council staff and volunteers.​

Certification Type: LEED v4.1 for Communities: Existing

Level: Certified

Points: 48

Certification Date: January 1, 2021

Scorecard and Case Study

Learn more by viewing Balboa Park's certification details here.