When you look at San Francisco, the city is surrounded by 106 neighborhoods. This article will explain you some of it neighborhoods. The Ashbury Heights is a neighborhood of SF on the hill to the south of the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, north of Belgrave Avenue, east of Stanyan Street and west of Clayton Street. Tank Hill is situated in the southeast corner of Ashbury Heights. The Balboa Terrace is a small residential neighborhood in south west of SF bounded by Junipero Serra Boulevard, Aptos Street, Monterey Avenue and Ocean Avenue along the southern edge of St. Francis Wood development. Another beautiful neighborhood is the Cathedral Hill which is a small place in the Western Addition neighbor surrounding Saint Mary’s Cathedral on Geary Boulevard near Gough Street. Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco are located at Cathedral Hill.
Golden Gate Heights which is called the Sunset Heights is a hilly neighborhood of SF, located on the south of Inner Sunset and northwest of Forest Hill. It is roughly bordered by Quintara Street in the south, Kirkham Street to the north, the Eighth Avenue on the east and 17th Avenue on the west. The Grand View Park is a lovely park on a hill on the north side of the neighborhood and the Golden Gate Heights Park which is on the hill on the southern side of the neighborhood. The Ingleside neighborhood is situated on the south west part of SF, near the City College. It is bordered by Ocean Avenue on the north, Lakeview Avenue to the south. The Ingleside Library is situated on Ocean Avenue and the Bay Area Rapid Transit Balboa Park Station is on the edge of San Jose and Geneva Avenue.
Little Hollywood is again a small neighborhood on the south eastern edge of San Francisco. It is located around the Blanken Avenue between U.S. Route 101 and Bayshore Boulevard. Little Russia is actually a section of the Richmond District, the area consists of Russian-speaking immigrants, mostly Jewish living along Geary Boulevard between 14th and 26th Avenues. Mission Dolores is known to be the oldest non-native neighborhood of SF and therefore its birthplace. It is a sub-area of the Mission District and it is named after Mission Dolores Parish. Yet long before the European settlement, the Ohlone Indians had villages in the area going back to 500 A.D. They are the ones together with the Miwok Indians constructed the Mission Dolores Church with the Padres. It is bounded by the Central Freeway, Market Street, Valencia Street, Church/Sanchez streets and Twentieth Street.
Last but not least, the Westwood Highlands is once again SF’s neighbor. It is on the south east of West Portal and on the south slope of Mount Davidson. Along with neighboring Sherwood Forest, Westwood Park and St. Francis Wood, this area is often known as ‘the woods’ as many of the local street names end with the word “wood” such as Hazelwood and Dalewood. Westwood Highlands was one of the first neighborhoods in United States of America to be governed by covenant.