If you're going to pay $15 million for a San Francisco home, why not select one with extravagant amenities, a storied history, and no immediate nosy neighbors? We have just the place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.