Tag: Shopping

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Haight-Ashbury Article

San Francisco neighborhoods, Shopping, Haight Ashbury, The Haight, Victorian houses, Events, Street fair

Haight-Ashbury is a district of San Francisco, named for the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets. It is commonly called The Haight, and is known to residents as the Upper Haight. The district generally encompasses the neighborhood surrounding Haight Street, bounded by Stanyan Street and...

Gump's Article

Post street, Shopping, Furniture stores, Luxury

Gump's is a luxury American home furnishings and home décor retailer founded in 1861 by German immigrants Solomon and Gustav Gump. Store became famous after large collection of fine china and crystal (including famous names such as Baccarat and Lalique), oriental treasures, rare works of art and...

Shopping in San Francisco Article


Union Square Traditionally the focal point of all the best stores, including Tiffany & Co, Armani, Prada, Cartier, Yves St Laurent, Chanel and more. Chestnut Street Clothing boutiques, health-food shops and an oldfashioned cinema. Upper Fillmore Street A colorful choice of cafés, restaurants and...

Nordstrom Article


Located on the top five floors of this gleaming center, the fashion emporium is known as the "store in the sky". Impeccable service, a vast selection, and a refined atmosphere featuring live piano music make this a very upscale shopping experience.

Neiman Marcus Article

Shopping, Stockton street

Perhaps the highest of the high-end stores, this one overlooks Union Square from a plum spot once occupied by the City of Paris building, constructed in the 1890s but torn down to build this modern structure. Part of the original remains, however, by way of the huge stained-glass dome. Neiman's...

Saks Fifth Avenue Article

Shopping, Post Street

Saks Fifth Avenue is a luxury American specialty store owned and operated by Saks Fifth Avenue Enterprises (SFAE), a subsidiary of Saks Incorporated. It competes in the high-end specialty store market with Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, and Bloomingdales. The company...

Macy's Article

Shopping, OFarrell Street

This old-guard department store has become an allpurpose emporium carrying merchandise in all price ranges. Not to say it is down-market, just isn't trying to compete with its upscale neighbors any longer.

Crocker Galleria Article

Shopping, Post Street

In the 1980s, when an old office building was truncated, architects put together some of the vintage elements to create this sparkling indoor mall. Its three floors are under a dramatic glass dome built around a central plaza, creating an open-ended arcade. US and European designer stores vie for...

Chestnut Street Article

Shopping, Streets

Chestnut Street is composed of an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, coffee houses and services. While sophisticated in nature, the street has a distinctive neighborhood feel. The street is usually bustling with people meeting for coffee, shopping for trendy clothes, running errands or meeting...

Metreon Article

Shopping, Sony, IMAX 3D, Restaurants

The Metreon is a shopping center located in downtown San Francisco at the corner of 4th and Mission Streets. It is a four-story 350000 sq ft (33000m²) building built over the corner of the underground Moscone Center convention center. Metreon opened on June 16, 1999 as an entertainment center,...