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Districts & Neighborhoods

The Financial District

The boundaries of the Financial District are Grant Avenue east of Union Square, Sacramento and Columbus Street south of Chinatown and North Beach, and the Embarcadero, which runs along the waterfront. The district is home to the city’s tallest buildings and as you can...

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South of Market

The borders of SOMA are Market Street to the north-northwest, the San Francisco Bay to the east, Townsend Street to the south-southeast, and U.S. Route 101 (Central Freeway) to the west-southwest. It is the part of the city in which the street grid runs…

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Telegraph Hill

Telegraph Hill is one of the original “Seven Hills” referred to when people compare San Francisco to Rome. The neighborhood is bounded by Vallejo Street to the south, Sansome Street to the east, Francisco Street to the north and Powell Street and Columbus Avenue to...

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Sea Cliff

Sea Cliff is adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and Baker Beach, southwest of the Presidio of San Francisco and east of Lincoln Park. The neighborhood is extremely affluent, houses are large and many of the estates offer views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands and...

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North Beach

North Beach is San Francisco’s Little Italy. The neighborhood is bounded by the Financial District, Chinatown, Russian Hill, Telegraph Hill and Fisherman’s Wharf. The neighborhood is one of San Francisco’s main nightlife areas as well as a residential neighborhood...

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Nob Hill

Nob Hill is bordered by Union Square, the Tenderloin, Market Street and Chinatown. The actual peak of Nob hill lies approximately at the intersection of Jones St. and Sacramento St.
Nob Hill has expansive views, these along with the central position it occupies made this an enclave…

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Pacific Heights

Pacific Heights is situated on an east-west oriented ridge in San Francisco. The ridge rises sharply from the Marina District / Cow Hollow neighborhoods affording Pacific Heights panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz the Presidio...

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Cow Hollow

Cow Hollow is a generally affluent neighborhood located between The Presidio and Russian Hill with Pacific Heights on one side and the Marina District on the other. Cow Hollow was once a settlement for fisherman as the coast was much closer than it is now. In 1849 Cow...

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St Francis Wood

The neighborhood of St. Francis Wood is comprised of 175 acres that were originally part of the San Miguel Rancho grant. The neighborhood was developed during a time of civic beautification and this heavily influenced the community plan and a number of restrictions...

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West Portal

The small affluent neighborhood of “West Portal” is located at the southern edge of the hills in central San Francisco. The neighborhood takes its name from the Muni tunnel that runs beneath Twin Peaks and opened in 1918. As the neighborhood is on the west side of...

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