Marina District, San Francisco

The Marina District is a neighborhood located in San Francisco, California. The neighborhood sits on the site of the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition, staged after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to celebrate the reemergence of the city. Aside from the Palace of Fine Arts (POFA), all other buildings were demolished to make the current neighborhood. The Marina currently has the highest non-Hispanic white resident percentage of any recognized neighborhood in San Francisco.LocationThe area is bounded to the east by Van Ness Avenue and Fort Mason; on the west by Lyon Street and the Presidio National Park; on the south by Cow Hollow and Lombard St, which bisects the southern edge of the Marina District. The northern half of the Marina is a shoreline of the San Francisco Bay, and features the Marina Green, a picturesque park adjacent to the municipal boat marina from which the neighborhood takes its name.Much of the Marina is built on former landfill, and is susceptible to soil liquefaction during strong earthquakes. This phenomenon caused extensive damage to the entire neighborhood during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
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  • I was staying in this neighborhood, I thought great, is not far from downtown has several bars and restaurants and Pubs for fun, it is still near the Golden Gate, best of all it is plan can do almost everything on foot.
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  • A wonderful place for people to take a walk or run, and there is even a free Fitness Court with stations for situps, pushups etc. A very active part of San Francisco that leads to Crissy Field and a n...  more »
  • The Marina Distrcit is famous for bars, restauants and generic chain stores now. Walk over to the water and soak up the views. Walk over to the two Yacht Clubs...Fun to visit.  more »
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