Living in an apartment in the Financial District of San Francisco, you will be close to much of the excitement that the Bay Area offers. Within a short distance from the neighborhood are the Ferry Terminal, Chinatown, and the Bay Bridge to Oakland and Berkeley. Proximity to Jackson Square, Powell Street, and the Bayfront are other perks of living here. The Financial District is home to the tallest buildings and is the location of San Francisco's major corporate headquarters.
Convenience is the key here, and apartments in Financial District San Francisco are significantly more expensive than other outer neighborhoods. Rent starts at $2465 for a studio apartment and $2850 for a one bedroom. Larger apartments, such as a 2.5 bath, 2 bedroom townhome rent for $5280 and more. Neighborly design and distinctive high rise living are combined, and a fitness center, tennis courts and more are part of the amenities. Views of the Bay and Embarcadero are also offered within this district.
You'll be able to walk to such eateries as Mijita Cocina Mexicana or the Globe Restaurant on Battery. Take a walk to Chinatown and enjoy dim sum and mooncakes or take your guests to one of the many restaurants located there. The Z & Y Restaurant on Jackson Street offers authentic Chinese cuisine from a renown chef. In the mood for Indian food? Naan-n-Curry is the place to go near your new home. Washington and Sansome offers several eateries close by. For lunch hour dining with friends, the Green Bar is nearby. With San Francisco being a very walkable city, many of its restaurants and bars, as well as entertainment venues, are within walking distance.
Shop at the Crocker Galleria, the Rincon Center complex or the Ferry Building Marketplace. Moreover, the shops of Union Square are a short walk or ride from home. New Years is celebrated nearby at Justin Herman Plaza and a park is close to home.
Apartments in San Francisco's Financial District tend to not accept pets, but other neighborhoods nearby will be glad to allow Rover and Kitty.
BART stations run along Market Street and include the Embarcadero, Montgomery Street and Powell Street, and Caltrain goes to Silicon Valley. SFMTA and Muni operates buses with stops throughout the city; streetcars and cable cars are also part of the options available.
San Francisco has the Ferry Terminal within a few blocks, and commuting to the East Bay is convenient. In fact, commuting is even more convenient if you work right in the Financial District and can walk or bike to work from your apartment.
Gordon J. Lau Elementary School, part of the San Francisco City School District, is nearby. Chin Elementary and Garfield Elementary are other choices for elementary education. Private schools include Ecoloe Notre Dame Des Victoires School, St. Mary's School, Think Global School and Youth Chance High School. Upper educational choices within the city include San Francisco State University, which can be reached through the extensive system of public transportation within San Francisco and your neighborhood.