Undoubtedly one of San Francisco’s most famous neighborhoods, the Mission District is a culmination of history, culture, art, food and entertainment. It gets its name from the Mission Dolores, the city’s first designated landmark and the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco. From that date of construction—1776—through decades of history, the Mission thrives today...
Initially inspired by New York City’s Central Park, Golden Gate Park quickly grew into its own complete with unique and one-of-a-kind features you can only find here in San Francisco. Plans for the project began in the 1860s but designers and developers had to completely transform the natural landscape, which consisted of ocean dunes covering […]
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San Francisco is a city of views. Seriously, you can’t miss them. The Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Bridge and the San Francisco skyline are some of our country’s most famous, and there are plenty of ideal vantage points whether you’re at the top of a hill or the top of a building. Today, we’re […]
Even long before our tech-industry fame, the Bay Area has served as a hub for education and exploration. As such, our communities are home to some of the highest ranked educational institutions in the country—from the Palo Alto Unified School District to The College Preparatory School in Oakland and even all the way up to […]
According to data from the California Protected Areas Database, the entire state of California is home to approximately 49,294,000 acres of protected land. That’s more than 47 percent of the state! Here in the Bay Area, nearly a quarter of our total acreage is permanently protected from development. That means more than one million acres […]
For centuries, the Bay Area has been defined by its artists, creators and innovators—from the heart of San Francisco over to Oakland down to Palo Alto and through every distinct community. Through the work of our local designers and architects, this passion for aesthetic and creativity is brought to life in homes that are definitely […]