People love the Lake Street district for the eponymous leafy, tree-lined street that runs through it. It’s family-friendly and also appealing to outdoor enthusiasts who appreciate having the Presidio within a stone’s throw of their front door. Sedate, but never boring, Lake Street is synonymous with quintessential San Francisco.
Popular Home Styles
Stately single-family homes line leafy Lake Street, where the homes are on a slightly smaller scale than their counterparts in nearby Presidio Heights. Condos in small buildings, a few TICs, and multi-unit buildings are sprinkled throughout the neighborhood as well.
Public transit options aren’t abundant, but the 1-California bus line carries commuters downtown, and the 38-Geary is a few blocks away. Car commuters to the North Bay can wind their way through the Presidio to the Golden Gate Bridge; those venturing to the Bay Bridge or the freeways to reach points south will likely spend part of their day in crosstown traffic.