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 with a mixture of young urban professionals, families and immigrants.
The neighborhood is filled with restaurants and hot spots, some famous and some infamous. During the 1950’s the neighborhood cafes and bars became home to the “Beat Generation”. Many of the generations most famous writers and personalities lived in the neighborhood. Among them Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Neal Cassady Another poet from this generation, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, founded the famous City Lights Bookstore
The main intersections of North beach are Union and Columbus, Grant Avenue and Vallejo Street. The compact layout of the neighborhood consists apartments, duplexes, and Victorian homes dating from the 1920s.
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