Van Ness-Civic Center

Van Ness-Civic Center

San Francisco, California Homes for Sale

About Van Ness-Civic Center

With grand buildings and some of the best "dive food" in the city, Van Ness/ Civic Center offers numerous opportunities for culturally diverse experiences by way of symphonies, ballets, and theatre. Encompassing Civic Center Plaza and the United Nations Plaza, this is the area to visit traditional architectural at its finest or to dine with a wide variety of locally favored restaurants in the neighborhood.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $314,156 to $1,795,000

Closed Prices: $349,838 to $3,200,000

Median Sale Price: $832,500

Average $ per sq ft: $1137

Association Fee Ranges: $0 to $1351.52, $250 to $1094/mo

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1900 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 254 to 2231 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 3 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 3 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 5+ acres

Around Van Ness-Civic Center

You can find urban living at a relatively reasonable price in this neighborhood. New construction competes with the period Victorians of other neighborhoods but offers contemporary styles and features like heated pools and 24-hour security. High-rises are the majority of housing in Van Ness/Civic Center but also come with amazing views.

From Cajun to Brazilian and Indian to Japanese cuisine, this is the neighborhood for true foodies at heart. Try the Mela Tandoori Kitchen on Golden Gate Avenue for an interesting twist on Indian and Pakistani fare or dine on Halal/Zabihah meat dishes.

Extensive city governmental buildings within a few square blocks. Protests and demonstrations often held on the grassy plaza of the Civic Center. Professionals stroll the streets next to those patronizing performing arts and museums. Coffee houses, bars, and restaurants draw tourists and locals alike.

Expand your typical notion of a Friday night in the city to include jazz bistros, comedy clubs, and, of course, theater. Enjoy one of the city's most atmospherically intoxicating theaters, Orpheum Theatre, on Market Street. Afterwards, head to one of the numerous bars offering a variety of different crowds, including Ruby Skye on Mason Street, showcasing hip hop, house, and techno. For a quieter evening, check out Hanaro on Geary Street for a peaceful vibe and friendly patrons.

Visit The Asian Art Museum on Larkin Street, one of the largest museums dedicated to Asian history, art, and culture. Enjoy high tea at popular local destination, The Top of the Mark. Located on the 19th floor of this celebrity and dignitary frequented hotel, customers enjoy 360 degree views of all that San Francisco has to offer. Take a guided tour of the architecturally impressive City Hall or enjoy the outdoors while on a San Francisco City Guides Walking Tour and hear the ins-and-outs of some of the cities most famous buildings.

Locals Love

  • Restaurant diversity
  • Modern architecture
  • Culturally diverse entertainment

Locals Don't Love

  • Minimal housing options
  • Lacking traditional commerce

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