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San Diego Community College Unveils New Cesar Chavez Campus

The San Diego Community College District's Cesar Chavez Campus building stands at 1901 Main St., Oct. 28, 2015.
San Diego Community College District
The San Diego Community College District's Cesar Chavez Campus building stands at 1901 Main St., Oct. 28, 2015.

Officials of the San Diego Community College District held grand opening ceremonies Wednesday for San Diego Continuing Education's $49 million Cesar Chavez Campus in Barrio Logan.

The 68,000-square-foot facility at 1901 Main St. houses 22 classrooms for vocational training, English as a Second Language, citizenship and other adult education instruction.

The Barrio Logan community sign near the Cesar Chavez Campus, Oct. 28, 2015.
San Diego Community College District
The Barrio Logan community sign near the Cesar Chavez Campus, Oct. 28, 2015.

The new building also includes a multipurpose room, administrative offices, and space for the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Program.

The facility consolidates programs held in a downtown building and another location near Chicano Park.

Underground parking provides 149 spaces, including preferred parking for carpools and high-efficiency vehicles, while an adjacent lot will provide an additional 320 spaces.