Welcome to Lower Pacific Heights
Within walking distance of the Financial District and other downtown areas, Lower Pacific Heights is an attractive and incredibly convenient neighborhood. Lower Pacific Heights borders Pacific Heights, Laurel Heights, the Fillmore District, and Japantown. Frequent buses take residents to other San Francisco areas, while Interstate 80 and Highway 101 are less than two miles away.
Homes here range from elegant Victorians to modern condominiums. Cottage Row is particularly noted for its concentration of 19th Century rowhomes. Mostly designed by William Morris in the 1860s and ‘70s, these colorful historic homes back onto the Cottage Row Mini Park. The neighborhood’s most sought-after properties typically feature majestic Old-World exteriors and lavishly refurbished luxury interiors.
Lower Pacific Heights’ central location and grand homes make it a popular neighborhood among urban professionals. With several nearby parks and a huge diversity of local businesses within a few blocks, this is an idyllic setting from which many residents are able to commute on foot.
Japantown is packed with more than 50 restaurants, ranging from authentic and affordable sushi and ramen restaurants to opulent fine dining. Fillmore Street runs alongside Japantown to the west, featuring highly-rated restaurants such as the upscale Italian SPQR and Michelin-starred State Bird Provisions, along with exceptional casual eateries including Pizzeria Delfina and Roam Burger. Fillmore Street is also home to trendy fashion boutiques and hip nightlife spots, with The Fillmore and the Boom Boom Room being cornerstones of San Francisco’s live music scene. Other nearby entertainment options include Japantown’s AMC Kabuki 8 movie theater.
Lower Pacific Heights is located within a few blocks of Alta Plaza and Lafayette Parks, both of which boast stunning views over the San Francisco Bay. It is also within walking distance of the Presidio urban forest, with attractions including several beaches, the Walt Disney Family Museum, the Palace of Fine Arts, and the Golden Gate Bridge.