A pool deck in the Carte Hotel was designed with a nod to the koi pond and Botanical Building in Balboa Park. Rendering courtesy of the Carte Hotel.

A pool deck in the Carte Hotel was designed with a nod to the koi pond and Botanical Building in Balboa Park. Rendering courtesy of the Carte Hotel.

Perched at the edge of Little Italy near the foot of Ash Street, the Carte Hotel is designed as a tribute to its neighborhood, with touches inside and outside tying it to the community’s past, evoking Little Italy’s connection to fishing and San Diego Bay...

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