Northeast

July 30, 2014

8j – Tenderloin

The Tenderloin is a small and densely-populated neighborhood near San Francisco’s downtown, rich in history and diversity. Union Square, Civic Center and the Financial District are nearby, and public transportation is comprehensive. Hotels from the early Twentieth Century are well preserved, some as boutique tourist hotels and others transformed into ...

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July 30, 2014

8h – North Waterfront

North Waterfront is a bustling, energetic neighborhood with an incredibly rich Gold Rush history. Home to Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, cable cars, street entertainment, the Aquatic Park and Fort Mason, this area is famous for its tourists as well as its sea lions. Fisherman’s Wharf is still a working wharf ...

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July 30, 2014

8g – Telegraph Hill

Telegraph Hill is home to the famous Coit Tower, one of the City’s most recognizable landmarks, which rises 210 feet. Built in 1933 with a bequest from the infamous Lillie Hitchcock Coit, it affords majestic views all across the bay. The hill was originally called Loma Alta (“High Hill”) by ...

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July 30, 2014

8f – Van Ness / Civic Center

Several of the City’s major cultural and governmental buildings are located in the Van Ness/Civic Center neighborhood, along with the Civic Center Plaza and United Nations Plaza. The United Nations Charter was signed in the Herbst Theatre in 1945, and in 1987 was declared a national historic landmark. Other ...

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July 30, 2014

8e – Russian Hill

Russian Hill is so-named for the 1800s discovery of Russian tombstones, thought to be the final resting place of fur traders from a Russian fort north of San Francisco. It is home to Lombard Street, “the crookedest street in the world,” and in fact has several extremely picturesque staircase ...

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July 30, 2014

8d – North Beach

North Beach is a quintessential San Francisco neighborhood, an enduring tourist hotspot as well as a cherished icon for locals. Also known as Little Italy, North Beach is liberally peppered with a spectrum of eateries, from delicatessens to romantic outdoor cafes. Part of its fame and charm are due to ...

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