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Pacific Heights, San Francisco

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Pacific Heights is an affluent neighborhood of San Francisco, California, US, which is known for the notable people who reside in the area. It is located in one of the most scenic and park-like settings in Northern California, offering panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay, the Palace of Fine Arts, Alcatraz and the Presidio. Its location provides a temperate micro-climate that is clearer, but not always warmer, than many other areas in San Francisco.The Pacific Heights Residents Association defines the neighborhood as inside Bush Street, Presidio Avenue, Union Street, and Van Ness Avenue.Pacific Heights is situated on a primarily east-west oriented ridge that rises sharply from the Marina District and Cow Hollow neighborhoods, to the north, to a maximum height of above sea level. Pacific Heights features two parks, Lafayette and Alta Plaza. Visible to the north are the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, and Alcatraz Island.
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  • Pacific Heights is one of the most beautiful areas of the city. The villas are beautifully decked out and it has a great view of the golden gate bridge.
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  • This is where old rich people live and the stores and restaurants reflect that. Not very hip and from the past.  more »
  • In the area of Pacific Heights we have walked along the quiet beautiful neighborhoods with Victorian mansions. From here you can admire a view of the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. We have done a lot of great photos.
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