Located in San Diego, Allied Gardens is a close-knit community. The neighborhood was developed in the mid-1950’s by Louis L. Kelton and Walter Bollenbacher. The community is home to the Allied Gardens Recreation Center which was originally built in 1961. Allied Gardens also includes a modest business district. The recreation center helps make Allied Gardens particularly attractive to families. Allied Gardens is served by the San Diego Unified School District which includes Patrick Henry High School, Lewis Middle School, Marvin Elementary School and Forster Elementary School.