Defined by its distinct bohemian charm, Hayes Valley is San Francisco’s answer to New York’s SoHo, or Greenwich Village. Lined with upscale boutiques, some of the city’s best restaurants and galleries, Hayes Valley has quickly topped San Francisco’s list of fashionable and trendy neighborhoods.
While Hayes Valley is now an haute couture haven, it hasn’t always been that way. Twenty years ago Hayes Valley was a symbol for the city’s drug and homeless problems and the neighborhood we know and love today was inconceivable. The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake gave Hayes Valley a second shot at life after the destruction of the Central Freeway, which passed right over the neighborhood.
Today Hayes Valley’s influence continues to spread to surrounding neighborhood, including the Mid-Market area, bringing in exciting new restaurants, shops and housing projects.
In Q3 2014 the median home sales price in Hayes Valley was $2,621,500. Learn more about Hayes Valley and it’s surrounding neighborhoods in District 6: Central North.
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