This initial entry is of Coronado Island (specifically the city of Coronado) across the bridge from San Diego, California. Currently I will be starting with the 9 tile in-game maximum (because of the limits on my computer) but plan on upgrading soon, however because of this Coronado Island is cut off to only the residential section as well as North Island Naval Station which I will use for sanitation and industrial purposes. If you are familiar with the area, the map currently cuts off at Spreckles Park to the west and the middle of North Island Naval Station to the north.
This pic is taken from just across the San Diego - Coronado Bay Bridge in Coronado. The horribly cropped skyline is of downtown San Diego which I should start working on this week.
Next is of the major intersection in Coronado, 4th Avenue and Orange Avenue. Orange Avenue is apart of the business district of Coronado and also is the street where the Hotel Del Coronado is located. Continuing on Orange Avenue, the road will eventually turn into Silver Strand Blvd and lead into the south bay area of Imperial Beach and into Tijuana, Mexico.
The San Diego - Coronado Bay Bridge is the most direct link between the cities of Coronado and San Diego. Although it is possible to take Orange Avenue all the way to the south bay and then up Interstate 5 it would take a substantial amount of time longer than taking the bridge. Due to the current map limitations I am unable to change the bridge at theis time but would eventually like to redo the middle portion of it where it seems to dip and then raise again.
Taken on 3rd Street leading north towards North Island Naval Station. Coronado is an affluent city in San Diego county with most of even the smaller homes being worth over a million (US dollars). Because of the affluence of the residents of Coronado I plan on adding more parks and services to attract better homes, however many of the homes depicted in this picture seem similar to those in Coronado.
Aerial view of Coronado Island development so far. I will not be developing much in the area covering North Island Naval Base until I find a more military-naval like idea for the area.
This is the current city limits cutoff for Coronado Island.
Alright first post done . I had been working on this San Diego map before but unfortunately the game crashed and the save file did not retain itself. I decided to start on Coronado since it has the easist map of the region however I will next be working on the south downtown area to the San Diego - Coronado Bay Bridge. I realize the graphics are very blurry and am still trying to work on it (the graphics are all set to the highest possible), if anyone has any tips it would be greatly appreciated.
Next: South Downtown San Diego to San Diego - Coronado Bay Bridge (west of Interstate 5)