Most locals pride themselves on knowing the ins and outs of off-the-beaten-track SF. But in the quest for the newest, coolest, most underground spot, the city's more recognizable gems can end up woefully neglected. Like the New Yorker that's never been to the Statue of Liberty, many here haven't visited quintessential city icons since their days as, well, visitors. If such is the case for you, this week's Craigslist Deal will get you back in the thick of iconic SF in no time.
The 623 square-foot studio is just a block from crooked Lombard, and within walking distance of Coit Tower and tourist magnet Fisherman's Wharf. The look inside is also quintessential San Francisco: hardwood floors, arched doorways, and a bathroom with plenty of retro charm. It's technically a studio, but with what looks to be an enclosed dining area as well as a walk-in closet, you could possibly finagle a junior 1 bedroom out of the space. Besides, it's all about location, right? And this one is as close to the heart of the city as it gets. Spacious Studio