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The 5 Most Expensive Neighborhoods in San Francisco

While lamenting the rising cost of rent in the Mission and Hayes Valley has become as ubiquitous and old news as $4 toast, the cost of living in San Francisco's already-priciest neighborhoods has skyrocketed 14.5 percent in the last year alone, Bisnow reports. Willing to shell it out to live among the rich and famous? Start looking in these five 'hoods.

Property Porn: Get Dressed Every Morning in the Levi's Family's $9M Mansion

Of San Francisco's many famous family names, perhaps none are so well known round the world as that of Levi Strauss. If, unfortunately, you are not an heir, you can still step into this 1905 Georgian-style manse and be a small part of the denim-pioneering family's legacy. 

Property Porn: Modern Pac Heights Home for $10.9 Million

San Francisco is constantly evolving, and some of its homes are keeping pace. This brand-spanking-new residence is decked out with all-new modern fixtures and amenities, with a dose of contemporary style.

Property Porn: Gold Coast Manor for $39 Million

We thought we had found you the most opulent available mansion that San Francisco had to offer, but it turns out we were short—by nearly $30 million. 

A Local's Guide to Pacific Heights on a Budget

Palmer's Tavern

When I moved back to San Francisco and scored an affordable, rent-controlled studio in Pacific Heights (it was 2010, okay?), I was unprepared for the raised eyebrows when I answered the ubiquitous question, "So, which neighborhood do you live in?" But dining and shopping in Pacific Heights isn't just for the wealthy, especially along Fillmore Street.

A Preview of Pac Heights' Luxurious New Condos

In Pacific Heights even the sledgehammers are golden.

Pac Heights: A One-Woman Tech Bus Protest

This lady is mad as hell, and she's not going to take it anymore. Last Thursday night, circa 8:30 pm, this photo was snapped outside Jackson Fillmore Trattoria in Pacific Heights, just as the eBay bus was dropping off a load of employees.

SF Street Style: High-Waisted Pants, Mixed Rings + Sharp Glasses in Pacific Heights

I spotted this lovely gal while shopping at Crossroads in Pacific Heights. I love her ensemble as a complete look but, in particular, I can't get over these high-waisted pants. They're very Chloe-esque, and the high-waist is so wonderfully lengthening. 

Ruti: Tel Aviv Designers Take Over a New Pac Heights Boutique

Fillmore’s latest restaurant hustle (Jane, Bun Mee) met a big ‘ole fashion bustle last Friday when Ruti, a womenswear and lifestyle boutique, launched their first SF store, in Pacific Heights.

Owner Ruti Zisser, opened her first shop two years ago in Palo Alto, and carries womens RTW pieces and accessories, exclusively from designers based in Tel Aviv. All politics aside, that’s hot.

Thom Browne on Mad Men, Guy Style and the Rebelliousness of Suits

Best known for making suits cool again, Thom Browne has amassed a cult following with his eponymous New York-based label’s highly-recognizable slim-fitting men’s jackets and cropped dress pants. But with Browne now designing for Black Fleece, the Brooks Brothers’ offshoot whose second-ever retail store opened in San Francisco this month, and lending his hand in collaborations with Moncler Gamme Bleu, the designer’s modern take on mid-century silhouettes seems poised to go mainstream.

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