South of Market, San Francisco

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live work

scene . However, in recent decades, and mostly due to gentrification and rising rents, these establishments have begun to cater to an upscale and mainstream clientele that subsequently pushed out the underground musicians and its scene. Beginning in the 1990s, older housing stock has been joined by loft-style condominiums, many of which were built under the cover of "live-work" development ostensibly meant to maintain a studio arts community in San Francisco. During the late 1990s

, the occupant of the "live-work" loft was more likely to be a "dot-commie", as South of Market became a local center of the dot-com boom, due to its central location, space for infill housing development, and spaces readily converted into offices. "36 Hours in SoMa, San Francisco" http: travel2.nytimes.com 2006 03 03 travel escapes 03hour.html?8hpib thumb The Moscone Center (File:Flags Moscone Center.jpg). File:SOMA SF.JPG thumb


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(for connections to Golden Gate Transit routes serving Marin and Sonoma Counties). *Pittsburgh's murals funded by The Sprout Fund were named the "Best Public Art" by the ''Pittsburgh City Paper'' in 2006. 77X Candlestick Express California and Van Ness (Van Ness Avenue (San Francisco)) Pre-game rowspan "2" Candlestick Park rowspan "2" South of Market (South of Market, San Francisco), Civic Center (Civic Center, San Francisco) rowspan "2" Route map (PDF) -


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* LiveSoma Community &amp; News Site * Sharing Leather History Through a Board Game * Transbay Joint Powers Authority Official Site * sftravel.com South


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. Thus, while driving towards Market Street, people have the sense that they are driving &quot;northbound" even though it is actually northwest, the same principle applying to the other three cardinal directions. * List of tallest buildings in San Francisco * Moscone Center * Foundry Square * San Francisco Transbay development * Transbay Terminal * Salesforce Tower References


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* LiveSoma Community &amp; News Site * Sharing Leather History Through a Board Game * Transbay Joint Powers Authority Official Site * sftravel.com South


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, with each lot 100 varas on a side. Finally, O'Farrell created &quot;a grand promenade" linking the old pueblo with the new subdivision, Market Street. Theodore Henry Hittell, History of California, Volume 2 (1897) pp. 596-7 Since then, downtown San Francisco north of Lower


music independent

. Moscone North opened in May 1992, and most recently Moscone West in June 2003. With the opening of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 1995, the Mission and Howard Street area of the South of Market has become a hub for museums and performances spaces. The area has long been home to bars and nightclubs. During the 1980s and 1990s, some of the warehouses there served as the home to the city's budding underground rave, punk (Punk subculture), and Indie music independent music


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scene . However, in recent decades, and mostly due to gentrification and rising rents, these establishments have begun to cater to an upscale and mainstream clientele that subsequently pushed out the underground musicians and its scene. Beginning in the 1990s, older housing stock has been joined by loft-style condominiums, many of which were built under the cover of "live-work&quot; development ostensibly meant to maintain a studio arts community in San Francisco. During the late 1990s


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, the children's Zeum, and the Contemporary Jewish Museum are also in the Yerba Buena area. The Old Mint (San Francisco Mint#Old Mint), which served as the San Francisco Mint from 1874 to 1937, has been restored and is schedule to reopen to the public in 2012 following an 8-year renovation. The Center for the Arts, along with Yerba Buena Gardens and the Metreon, is built on top of Moscone North. Across Howard Street, built on top of Moscone South, is a children's park featuring a large play area, an ice skating rink, a bowling alley, a restaurant, the Zeum, and the restored merry-go-round from Playland-At-the-Beach (Playland (San Francisco)). The children's park and Zeum are joined to Yerba Buena Gardens by a footbridge over Howard Street. Many small theatre companies and venues add to the cultural attraction of the SOMA, such as the Lamplighters (Lamplighters Music Theatre), The Garage, Theatre Rhinoceros, Boxcar Theater, 77X Candlestick Express California and Van Ness (Van Ness Avenue (San Francisco)) Pre-game rowspan "2" Candlestick Park rowspan "2" South of Market (South of Market, San Francisco), Civic Center (Civic Center, San Francisco) rowspan "2" Route map (PDF) -

South of Market, San Francisco

'''South of Market''' (or '''SoMa''') is a relatively large neighborhood in San Francisco, California, United States located just south of Market Street (Market Street (San Francisco)) and contains several sub-neighborhoods including South Beach (South Beach (San Francisco)), Mission Bay (Mission Bay, San Francisco) and Rincon Hill.

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