Russian Hill

Overview of Russian Hill This neighborhood got its name when the early settlers found a Russian cemetery at the top of the hill. It is located to the North of Nob Hill and to the South of Fisherman’s Wharf. Russian Hill’s most famous street is Lombard Street, known as ‘The world’s most crooked street”. Russian … Continue reading “Russian Hill”

Downtown and Civic Center

Overview of the Financial District What it lacks in Victorian houses, it makes up for it in the form of high rises, huge apartment buildings, the city’s busiest shopping area and ease of transport. Market Street, the busiest street in San Francisco, runs through the financial district. This area is served by many bus lines, … Continue reading “Downtown and Civic Center”

Inner and Outer Sunset

This area offers the most affordable housing in San Francisco but you pay for that in other ways.

The Haight-Ashbury

Known as the birthplace of the flower power, the hippie movement in the 60’s.

The Mission District

Overview of the Mission District San Francisco Arguably everybody’s favorite neighborhood the Mission is diverse: grungy on one side, yuppie on the other. It has the most collection of restaurants per block in San Francisco. Being the home of the city’s Hispanic population, the Mission is where everybody heads out to for burritos. As a … Continue reading “The Mission District”

San Francisco On A Budget

If you’re considering a move to San Francisco, be aware that San Francisco is considered one of the most expensive cities to live in. As a new resident, the first action item is probably to find an affordable apartment to live in. But whether you’re considering a move to San Francisco or are visiting the … Continue reading “San Francisco On A Budget”