Rolando, San Diego

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Coordinates: 32°45′43.16″N 117°03′40.30″W / 32.7619889°N 117.0611944°W / 32.7619889; -117.0611944 Rolando is a neighborhood of the Mid-City region of San Diego, California. Rolando is mostly residential with the exception of El Cajon Boulevard, which features the Campus Plaza shopping center. Rolando is divided by University Avenue into two sections: Rolando Village to the north, and Rolando Park to the south.


Rolando Village's borders are defined by College Avenue to the West, El Cajon Boulevard to the North, and University Avenue to the South. The eastern border with La Mesa is uneven, and is defined by several residential streets which lie between 67th and 73rd streets.

Rolando Park's borders are defined by College Avenue to the West, University Avenue to the north, the 94 freeway to the south, and the City of La Mesa boundary to the east.

Decorative public walkways known as "Catwalks" for pedestrians and joggers to travel between neighborhood streets are spread throughout Rolando.[1][2]

Rolando Village
View from Rolando Village triangle


Rolando hosts two elementary schools, one in Rolando Village and one in Rolando Park, both part of the San Diego Unified School District:

  • Henry Clay Elementary School
  • Rolando Park Elementary School


  1. ^ "Rolando Village Catwalks (East County) | San Diego Reader". Retrieved 2020-06-24.
  2. ^ "Rolando catwalks connect residents and community - Some neighborhoods have simple sidewalks for residents and visitors to use for walking running and other exercise routines. However communities such as Rolando Village have winding "catwalks" and ..." Retrieved 2020-06-24.

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