From a once-forgotten neighborhood, over the course of a few decades, Hayes Valley has become one of the most trendy neighborhoods of the whole Bay Area. With its almost-perfect rectangle shape, the broader neighborhood is also sometimes referred to as Alamo Square. It’s the home of high-end boutiques with fashion and home decor, gourmet restaurants, cozy bars, and even lovely dessert shops. One of the cultural hubs of Hayes Valley is the Civic Center, with a pocket park full of art installations and access to musical and cultural events. With restored Victorian buildings, vibrant atmosphere, and many new condominium communities, the neighborhood gives away an urban, yet welcoming feel. Due to its central area with easy commutes to downtown, it’s a great place to be.
The Western Addition is a growing neighborhood found near Van Ness Avenue, Lower Haight, and the Richmond District. It encompasses some of Alamo Square’s famous “painted ladies” – a row of colorfully painted Victorian homes that get a lot of fanfare in the area. Residents enjoy the Sunday farmer’s market, which often includes a live […]
Nopa got its name from its location, representing the streets sitting north of the panhandle (the narrow eastern strip of Golden Gate Park). It’s defined by an eclectic cultural mix with a diverse selection of nightlife, dining, and entertainment options – particularly along Divisadero Street. Due to its convenient location, Nopa offers easy access to […]
Also known as Upper Fillmore or Lower Pac Heights, Lower Pacific Heights is a down-to-earth neighborhood that isn’t quite as swanky as more northern communities. Previously a part of the Western Addition, this neighborhood stretches from Pacific Heights to Duboce Triangle. Lower Pac Heights features historic Victorian homes and modern condominiums, providing the neighborhood with […]