Lower Nob Hill

Where old-SF charm and urban grit collide

Nob Hill's historic opulence, the Tenderloin's struggles, and Union Square's tourist allure all intersect in Lower Nob Hill, where students on a budget, short-term visitors and longtime residents have made the area a hotspot for new residential, hotel, and retail development.

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Academy of Art University master plan advances, offers new affordable housing & community benefits

The master plan meets the terms of a 2016 legal settlement with the City. The Planning Commission closed public comment on its proposed master plan last week.