RUSSIAN HILL / NOB HILL
Nob Hill is one of the original “7 Hills” of San Francisco and endures as one of the City’s most iconic neighborhoods. Backdrop to some of Herb Caen’s most colorful stories, the area is known for classic architecture, iconic views, sophisticated restaurants and world class hotels.
Most famously home to Lombard Street, Russian Hill has been a favorite San Francisco neighborhood dating back to the Gold Rush. One of the original “7 Hills” of San Francisco, Russian Hill is a wonderful combination of quaint residential streets, active outdoor living and and a lively restaurant & bar scene.
Both neighborhoods are is rich with landmarks – including Huntington Park, home to the breathtaking Grace Cathedral. The neighborhood, too, boasts some of the best shopping and entertainment in the city, mere blocks away from Union Square. Nearby foodie favorites include Contraband Coffee Bar, Bourbon & Branch, Nob Hill Cafe and grocery spots Le Beau and Trader Joe’s.
A near perfect walking score of 98 and excellent schools make Nob Hill an ideal home for families as well as young professionals, with easy access to the Financial District and SOMA. Public transportation includes the Cable Cars, BART, Muni and Silicon Valley Shuttles.