Craft coffee drinkers, urban farmers, and casual bar hoppers characterize Hayes Valley, a fashionable neighborhood in the center of San Francisco. Pop-up restaurants, cool boutiques, and independent bookstores make Hayes Valley the object of envy. Jealous neighbors aren’t the only things that are green in this trendy local favorite—playgrounds and artsy park spaces occupy the medians of this stylish neighborhood’s inviting streets.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Hayes Valley: Where Chic and Community Connect
The neighborhood is one of the nicest in SF: calm but with good restaurants and plenty of bars. It's only a short walk to Haight Ashbury, Mission and Castro..."
Visited in 2013
The Couture Character of Hayes Valley
Grab a cappuccino from Blue Bottle or Ritual and chuckle at dogs in the park; bundle up and drink at the Suppenkuche beer garden; order the Roast Chicken from Zuni, witness our world-class ballet, opera, or symphony-all just around the corner."
A Community Rooted in Cooperation
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Marc Olivier Le Blanc
Marc Olivier Le Blanc specializes in commercial and editorial portrait photography. Although he's currently based in the vibrant Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, he returned to his native France to shoot Paris for this project through a traveler's eye. He always strives to turn both the ordinary and the unusual into something extraordinary.