District 8

Russian Hill

San Francisco famously boasts its 44 hills, and one of the most iconic is Russian Hill. Named for the Russian merchants who emigrated to the area in the early 1800s, the neighborhood is home to Lombard’s “crookedest street” attraction and cable car runs, among other points of local pride. Featuring unassuming but elegant single-family homes, bi- and tri-level floor-throughs, and apartment houses that retain their bohemian flair, Russian Hill is Old San Francisco at its finest. 

North Beach

A taste of the Italian old country weaves through its alleys and smaller streets, and those in the know can tell you just where to find all the best of the best in town, right in North Beach. A neighborhood built by hardworking Italian immigrants, living in North Beach means making your home beside history: City Lights Books, Washington Square, Saints Peter & Paul Church. Properties remain a mix of apartment houses and flat duplexes; steps away from the Financial District, North Beach retains an ultra-urban feel. 

Telegraph Hill

The famed hills of San Francisco are many, but there is only one Telegraph Hill. Nestled near Russian Hill and Nob Hill, the neighborhood is home to Coit Tower, glorious gardens along Filbert Street, and a now world-famous flock of wild parrots. For buyers searching for quiet luxury in the midst of the City’s high energy, Telegraph Hill is worth a look. 

Nob Hill

You will find some of the City’s grandest apartment homes, and most storied history, on San Francisco’s Nob Hill. The old stomping grounds of Flood, Hopkins, Huntington, and Crocker – the masters of the universe in their day – boasts some of the City’s major establishment outposts – the Fairmont Hotel, the Pacific Union Club, and Grace Cathedral – within shouting distance of the new guard’s downtown skyscrapers. Exclusive apartment suites and properties in smaller multi-unit buildings offer an elegant city living experience, at a higher price point. 

Community Resources

Russian Hill NeighborsTelegraph Hill Dwellers
Russian Hill Improvement AssociationNob Hill Association
North Beach NeighborsHuntington Park
North Beach Business Association