Western Addition

Overview

Within central San Francisco lies an area of the city that underwent significant redevelopment in the 1950's. Western Addition includes such neighborhoods as Cathedral Hill, Japantown, the Filmore, and Alamo Square, making it feel like a conglomeration of several culturally diverse neighborhoods in one. Jazz, panoramic views, festivals, and young professionals bring a variety of energies to this beloved heart of the city.
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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$675,000 to $989,000
  • Closed Prices:$370,000 to $2,215,000
  • Median Sale Price:$872,500
  • Average $ per sq ft:$770
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $922.59,$310.85 to $998/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1900 to 2008
  • Sq. Ft.:550 to 3,160Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 4Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 2Bathrooms
  • Lot Sizes: - 5+ acres

Homes

Looking to buy a new home? Western Addition is a community that features a wonderful variety of designs to choose from.

Where to Live

Shingled cottages, period Victorians, Renaissance Villas, and streamline moderns all lend to the area's cool vibe and sense of cohesiveness. With many of these neighborhoods becoming popular with twenty and thirty-somethings, the prices reflect the demand in single family homes and condos. Alamo Square boasts breathtaking views, while the Filmore neighborhood oozes culture with its strong ties to musical roots.

Where to Eat

From seafood to sushi, trendy crepes to gourmet pizza, there are opportunities at every corner to please your palette. Try Panhandle Pizza on Hayes Street for pizza done with ingredient combos surprising to the most seasoned foodies. In the mood for a no-fuss, authentic Asian meal? Head to Japantown. Noodles, grilled veggies, and tea are the perfect way to warm up on a foggy afternoon.

What You'll See

This is most likely San Francisco's most eclectic, ethnically diverse areas. Expect cool vibes and interesting people. Music is a big part of the culture here and can be seen in the various festivals, bars, or street corners on any given day. Think color, views, motorcycles, chess players, artists, and musicians. This truly is an all-encompassing area.

Friday Night Fun

With jazz greats like Duke Ellington once gracing the clubs of Filmore, recapture those great times by visiting Rasselas Jazz Club for live music and start off the night by dining on one of their authentic Ethiopian dishes. People watch on the patio of one of the many coffee houses.Take in a concert at the historic venue, The Filmore, an old roller rink turned hot spot for psychedelic performance arts, blues, rock, and more.

The Perfect Sunday

Visit 13-acre Alamo Square park, and view one of the most photographed spots in the world: the widely popular row of pastel Victorians called, "The Painted Ladies." Stroll the Filmore Farmers Market for the best options in local organic produce and exciting demonstrations by chefs. Visit Japantown for exciting and unique shops. Feeling extra adventurous? Try the Streets of San Francisco Bike Tour on Linden Street for an 18-mile ride.

Locals Love

Historical ties to jazz • Entertainment options • Diverse neighborhoods.

Locals Don't Love

Difficult finding housing.

Schools

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  • Public
  • Grades K-5
  • 397 Students
(7 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades K-8
  • 601 Students
(15 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades K-8
  • 690 Students
(30 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades 9-12
  • 2718 Students
(103 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades K-8
  • 579 Students
(32 Reviews)
  • Public
  • Grades 9-12
  • 1909 Students
(150 Reviews)
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Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.

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