Find out how San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood went from green pastures to shopping destination.
The names of San Francisco’s various neighborhoods are important. They not only tell you where you are on a map, they often involve interesting stories about the history of the area. Here is a second survey of San Francisco place names.
This is a city of famously diverse neighborhoods, and looking at the history of our ’hoods gives us insight into some very San Francisco folklore. Here are what 14 different areas have been called over the years and the stories behind their names.