Don’t miss the shops, eats, and arts in the lively blocks near Patricia’s Green, a popular meeting place that functions like a town center. Check out local designers' artistry at popular clothing and jewelry boutique Wild Feather as well as Reliquary, which also offers home accessories. Diners turn to long-time favorite Suppenküche for hearty beers and German cuisine, and also duck into Chez Maman Hayes for a quintessential bistro experience. Epicureans love Petit Crenn, a darling pop-up at the helm of Michelin-rated Chef Dominique Crenn. Read more in this Bon Appétit article. Locals and visitors alike love the whimsy of Smuggler’s Cove, known for its vintage tiki decor and exotic rum cocktails, or Anina, whose spirit concoctions are as bright and colorful as its decor. Stroll around the neighborhood with an ice cream from Smitten or Salt & Straw. Catch a concert at SF Jazz, the City’s own world-class Jazz venue. The neighborhood also is home to SFUSD elementary and high schools, as well as several independent schools. 

Just a few blocks West is Alamo Square, a charming neighborhood centered around its namesake park and known best for the Painted Ladies, a row of colorful, architecturally-significant Victorian mansions that borders the park. Offering spectacular views, a tennis court, lawns for sprawling, and pathways for dog walking, Alamo Square Park is a destination for locals and tourists alike. Home buyers will find a mix of condo-converted Victorian flats as well as grand mansions for sale, often with views and delightful character. The neighborhood’s old-world charm and its proximity to the conveniences of both Hayes Valley and the Divisadero Corridor offer the best of both worlds.