Hayes Valley

A hip, high-end haven in the city center

The blocks where the Central Freeway once loomed have become a central oasis of boutiques, cafes and restaurants catering to a high-end crowd. With numerous new developments opening or in the works, Hayes Valley is an increasingly bustling village in the heart of the city.

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'It's a boiling point': City ignores District 5 encampments as COVID-19 threat rises

40 of the Haight's unhoused have found safe shelter at the Stanyan Street tent village. But there appears to be no plan for hundreds of others sleeping on the street.