Lower Pacific Heights offers home buyers a stylish, city-centric neighborhood with an approachable, casual attitude. From 1652 Lyon Street, walk to Sacramento Street shops and cafes including Osterio, Nico, Sociale and Spruce among others, as well as the Vogue movie theater. When you need groceries, Laurel Village, with Cal Mart and Bryan's Market, as well as Trader Joe's are all within walking distance. Fillmore Street offers many walkable blocks of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops, chic worldwide brands and neighborhood hardware stores.
Nearby, you'll find Japantown, the oldest and largest such enclave in the United States. The Japan Center mall is a mecca for all things Japanese as well as the Sundance Kabuki Theaters for all your favorite films. From the spectacle of the Peace Plaza pagoda to the grandeur of St. Dominic's Church, it really seems there's something here for everyone. The Japan Center mall is a mecca for all things Japanese as well as the Sundance Kabuki theaters for your favorite first run features and a number of film festivals, attracting cinephiles from all over.
Evenings see the streets fill with patrons looking to dine at one of many gastronomic destinations, or music fans lining up at the Boom Boom Room and the adjacent historic Fillmore Theater. Sundance Kabuki Cinema is a welcome addition to the neighborhood; as the largest independent theater in the city, the Kabuki screens first run features and plays host to a number of film festivals, attracting cinephiles from all over the Bay Area. For outdoor fun walk to Alta Plaza Park or head a few blocks to the gates of The Presidio National Park, a 1500-acre natural playground, with hiking and running trails and sweeping bay viewpoints.
The neighborhood is home to an interesting mix of classic Victorian homes and mid-rise condo developments. As throughout much of the city, you'll find wonderful diversity among your neighbors. Easy commutes via muni transit, as well as private and corporate shuttles, and access south to the airport and peninsula as well as north across the Golden Gate Bridge. Lower Pacific Heights is a great place to live!