Pacific Heights, San Francisco
Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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.Put Pacific Heights into our San Francisco travel itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Park the car and walk around the streets if you have time. You will love the streets, houses. If you dont have time drive around by car slowly, every house has a lovable design.
I look @ these $2-4 million dollar homes and think: "Gosh. NOBODY has ever driven to my neighborhood and photographed themselves in front of my condo."
I lived in Pacific Heights for 9 years and loved every minute of it. The Victorian Architecture, fabulous hills, mansions, chic neighborhood shops and cafes, speciality wine stores, restaurants and th... read more »
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