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The Streets of San Francisco

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Random shots of the city by the bay, at or from street level.
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30 Beckett St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Often, when I feel overly strapped to my desk, hankering for a trip to another land, I stroll into San Francisco's Chinatown. Once I'm off the main drags and into the residential neighborhoods or the commercial streets chockablock with shops...
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200 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
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Stop by Reveille Coffee Co and your morning will be instantly better. The light, airy space in North Beach serves up coffee, pastries, and some of the best avocado and egg toast you’ll find in the city. Founded by Christopher and Tommy Newbury,...
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2868 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
I am not sure capitalism is over, but this mural really caught our eye in the Mission district of San Francisco.
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Berwick Pl, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Chad has several bears around San Francisco, and his bears are also available in galleries on a much smaller scale. This one is on Berwick Alley off Harrison near 8th in San Francisco.
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Sutter St, San Francisco, CA, USA
Good street art is like finding a fun secret when traveling.
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2015 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
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Bun Mee recently opened near my house. Their Vietnamese sandwiches are just spicy enough, with the right amount of filling and at the right price. They also have great salads and sweet potato fries with curry aioli sauce. I've been having their...
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24th St & Hampshire St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
Thank you Afar Media for highlighting this wonderful artist. Done in 2008, it is still there for anyone to admire. Corner of Hampshire and 24th.
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Mission District, San Francisco, CA, USA
If you and your friends are looking to eat a little food in the Mission, do a little shopping, and learn a lot about the neighborhood you’re in, both past and present, then take one of Explore San Francisco’s Mission walking tours. These fun,...
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1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
The sight from many of the windows of The Scarlet Huntington is a surprising one, a French Gothic cathedral in this city on the western edge of the continent. After the largest Episcopal Church in San Francisco was destroyed in the 1906...
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600 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
What the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, the Transamerica building at the end of Columbus Avenue defines the San Francisco Skyline. North Beach lies at its feet.
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242 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
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Salty, fatty, and doused in an Italian sweet and sour agrodolce sauce, the fried pig tails at Tosca are just the thing to accompany the bar’s list of rare Italian reds. For more drinking tips, check out our feature "How to Drink Anywhere in the...
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San Francisco, CA, USA
Let yourself follow the trail of murals around San Francisco. Start in the Mission, drift up to Noe Valley and over to Haight street, end in the Sunset, on the mosaic staircase. It's best if you stop along the way for a burrito, and sit with a cup...
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Valencia St & 21st St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
In the Mission on Barlett between Mission and Valencia and 21st and 22nd. The two seals you see are sitting on a third one. The entire thing was just too large for one photograph.
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Polk St & Hemlock St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
A world famous, ellusive Belgian, ROA's work can be seen all over the world, this is just one in San Francisco. Hemlock off of Polk Street
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16th Ave, San Francisco, CA, USA
If you’re looking for views over the city, head to Grandview Park in the Inner Sunset neighborhood. Also known as Turtle Hill, Grandview has the views of Twin Peaks but without the busloads of tourists, and also boasts one of the best climbs up to...
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North Beach, San Francisco, CA, USA
A british street artist and political activist, one of the top street artists in the world. This one is in North Beach, San Francisco
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Tenderloin, San Francisco, CA, USA
The artist is unknown, but the Tenderloin National Forest is a wonderful place to visit. Behind a big steel door, and open to the public off and on, the walls of this little alley that has been turned into a park, are covered with murals, and...
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San Francisco, CA, USA
A walk down San Francisco city streets and alleys offers more than just linear pathways to local destinations. Along the walls of buildings and residential houses, there are more than 600 local murals filled with colorful beauty and social...
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Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Sometimes all it take to make a road famous are eight, tight hairpin turns. This one way street was designed in this manner to compensate for the steep incline (27 degrees) of the hill it’s on. Traffic on the hairpin area is reserved for eastbound...
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Fillmore St & Waller St, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
Another world famous artist, primarily known for his portraiture work. This is on Filmore between Haight and Waller in San Francisco
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633 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
Look for the "Jackson Place Cafe" sign on the Sansome Street sidewalk between Jackson and Pacific. Turn down into the breezeway toward Battery Street and find this secluded, New Orleans-like courtyard. When the summer fog hasn't rolled in, the sun...
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Civic Center, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
San Francisco disappears into the mist.
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1192 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
While waiting for the Sunday matinee performance of the Monty Python musical "Spamalot" at the Orpheum Theatre, we were spontaneously serenaded with rousing four-part harmony gospel by these street performers.