Review of Dana Point, California


City Government/Planning
Star Rating - 2/11/2008
The City is confused and indecisive on what it wants (or thinks) Dana Point is. As a result development and meaningful, planned growth has been stagnant for the past 30 years. That hasn't depressed property values, it has just meant that Dana Point has not reached it's potential and truthfully does not warrant the housing prices being demanded. For example, in the downtown area, walking distance to beaches, a nice harbor and nice neighborhoods, there are many vacant lots and almost no retail or restaurants. It is neither pedestrian or car friendly (parking is difficult). Every other other coastal community has some sort of plan to grow, Dana Point has no plan and instead stifles all growth.
John | Dana Point, CA
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Fast forward to 2018 and now the city council has has embraced a ruinous growth plan allowing hundreds of apartments to be built in downtown Lantern District. This is destroying the small beach appeal of this once lovely city.
William | Dana Point, CA
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