Central West

July 30, 2014

2g – Inner Parkside

Parkside is commonly referred to as a part of “the Sunset,” but there is a definite difference in character. Located in the southwest portion of San Francisco, Parkside’s often up-sloping topography makes for some fantastic views. There is a somewhat suburban feel on streets like Escolta Way, with detached ...

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July 30, 2014

2f – Inner Sunset

Affordability has long made the Inner Sunset attractive to waves of immigrants, beginning with the Irish to more recent influxes of Asian and Russian residents. Today, the neighborhood’s diversity has transformed it into an eclectic dining destination for those San Franciscans in the know. By day, this bustling neighborhood has ...

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July 30, 2014

2e – Central Sunset

The Sunset (as well as neighboring Parkside) used to be sand dunes. In an effort to change the area’s gloomy reputation, former city assessor, Aurelius E. Buckingham, dubbed it Sunset. The first half of the 20th Century saw much development, including Homes are neatly organized row houses, many built by ...

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July 30, 2014

2d – Parkside

Parkside is commonly referred to as a part of “the Sunset,” but there is a definite difference in character. Located in the southwest portion of San Francisco, Parkside’s often up-sloping topography makes for some fantastic views. There is a somewhat suburban feel on streets like Escolta Way, with detached ...

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July 30, 2014

2c – Outer Sunset

The Sunset (as well as neighboring Parkside) used to be sand dunes. In an effort to change the area’s gloomy reputation, former city assessor, Aurelius E. Buckingham, dubbed it Sunset. The first half of the 20th Century saw much development, including the addition of the streetcar tunnels, which further advanced ...

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July 30, 2014

2b – Outer Parkside

Parkside is commonly referred to as a part of “the Sunset,” but there is a definite difference in character. Located in the southwest portion of San Francisco, Parkside’s often up-sloping topography makes for some fantastic views. There is a somewhat suburban feel on streets like Escolta Way, with detached ...

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July 30, 2014

2a – Golden Gate Heights

In a city full of hills and hidden parks, Grand View Park, a grassy vista atop Golden Gate Heights, is a personal favorite for San Franciscans who tend to keep this gem a closely guarded secret. Views here are exceptional, extending from the Pacific to downtown. Though it’s only about ...

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