Tule Elk Park, Cow Hollow

May 30, 2013

This past Tuesday tour I had a few minutes to spare during the 10am block, which covers the Pacific Heights, Cow Hollow, Presidio Heights, and Marina district neighborhoods (district 7 on a SFAR map). I stumbled across the sign you see below for Tule Elk Park, and delighted by the toy soldier gracefully guarding the top […]

Where Exactly is Cow Hollow?

April 9, 2013

Not to get too existential on everyone, but where, exactly, is Cow Hollow? This might sound like the dumbest question in the world, but even dumb questions can lead to interesting answers. The reason I bring it up is that our fair city has about as many neighborhood definitions as it does neighborhoods, and the groups defining […]

Lombard St: Cow Hollow or Marina?

February 18, 2013

Boundaries are arbitrary, but does it make sense for two different sides of the same street to belong to different neighborhoods? For example, in District 7 of San Francisco, there are four neighborhoods (according to SFAR): The Marina  Cow Hollow Pacific Heights Presidio Heights The north/south diving line between The Marina and Cow Hollow is […]

Divisadero Street – from Zero to Infinity

November 16, 2012

One of the things I love about San Francisco neighborhoods are how wildly they vary. Say what you will about San Francisco, our neighborhoods each have a unique character, charm, and style. And while The Marina might feel like it is a thousand miles away from the Western Addition, they both have Divisadero Street in common. […]