Russian Hill

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Russian Hill

Russian Hill is so-named for the 1800s discovery of Russian tombstones, thought to be the final resting place of fur traders from a Russian fort north of San Francisco. It is home to Lombard Street, "the crookedest street in the world," and in fact has several extremely picturesque staircase streets (parts of Vallejo and Green Streets, for example). The views extend from the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin County. Alice Marble and Ina Coolbrith parks offer a serene spot to idle and enjoy the vistas. The Art Institute on Chestnut Street houses one of several controversial Diego Rivera murals in San Francisco. The Institute is in the Spanish Colonial style and dates back to 1926. The famed "Tales of the City" series by Armistead Maupin were inspired by Macondry Lane on Russian Hill. Area residences are some of the most interesting around and many offer amazing panoramas. Russian Hill is also home to many restaurants and great shopping opportunities.
  • Zip Code(s): 94109, 94133

Russian Hill Demographics

Total Population in 94109: 56,322
Gender
 Male: 51.90%
 Female: 48.10%
Median Age: 36.80 years
Population Under 5 Years Old: 2.30%
Population 65 Years Old and Over: 16.50%
Average Household Size: 1.64
Median Household Income: $43444
Occupied Housing Units
 Owner Occupied:14.20%
 Renter Occupied:85.80%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 52.40%
Race
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Hispanic or Latino (of any race):7.90%
Foreign Born 35.00%
Speak Language Other Than English at Home: 39.30

Data source: US Census

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Russian Hill Blog

07.24.2014
Zephyr Real Estate Announces Management Transitions
San Francisco, CA – July 24, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate announced last week that there are several exciting changes brewing for the company.
07.14.2014
Zephyr Agents Dzhibrailova and Gullicksen Rank in THE THOUSAND
San Francisco, CA – July 14, 2014 – REAL Trends, Inc, in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, just published its ninth annual THE THOUSAND list of America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams. Two top-producing agents at Zephyr Real Estate, Tanya Dzhibrailova and Tim Gullicksen, ranked high on that nationwide list at #187 and #196 respectively.
06.23.2014
Zephyr Real Estate Launches Careers Website
San Francisco, CA, June 23, 2014 – For those seeking to advance their real estate career or considering a new career in real estate, Zephyr’s new website, www.zephyrcareers.com, is a must see. First of all, the sleek and accessible website contains all the information typically found on a career website about leadership, support, marketing and technology, training and business development. Beyond that, however, the website offers unexpected insights including how it feels to work at Zephyr, its culture, the agent community, its charitable involvements and the overall camaraderie and energy that abounds.

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  • Russian Hill Condominium
    1186 Chestnut, San Francisco, CA 94109
    01 Bedroom | 01 Bath | 01 Parking
    Open House: Sunday 8/3/14
    Status: Active
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