Telegraph Hill

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Telegraph Hill

Telegraph Hill is home to the famous Coit Tower, one of the City's most recognizable landmarks, which rises 210 feet. Built in 1933 with a bequest from the infamous Lillie Hitchcock Coit, it affords majestic views all across the bay. The hill was originally called Loma Alta ("High Hill") by the Spaniards, followed by Goat Hill, and then arrived at its current moniker in 1862. The Filbert Steps are well-known for the gardens that flow down to Levi Plaza. Telegraph Hill, while mostly a residential neighborhood, is adjacent to North Beach's bustling nightlife. Today, Telegraph Hill is also famous for its flock of feral parrots, descendents from escaped or released pets, and the topic of a 2003 book and subsequent documentary entitled The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill.
  • Zip Code(s): 94133

Telegraph Hill Demographics

Total Population in 94133: 26,827
Gender
 Male: 49.60%
 Female: 50.40%
Median Age: 42.20 years
Population Under 5 Years Old: 2.90%
Population 65 Years Old and Over: 21.70%
Average Household Size: 1.97
Median Household Income: $40990
Occupied Housing Units
 Owner Occupied:16.20%
 Renter Occupied:83.80%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 39.90%
Race
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Hispanic or Latino (of any race):3.30%
Foreign Born 49.40%
Speak Language Other Than English at Home: 57.00

Data source: US Census

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Telegraph Hill Blog

09.29.2014
Zephyr Real Estate Sponsors First Ever RETalks
Zephyr Real Estate Sponsors First Ever RETalks San Francisco, CA – September 29, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate, San Francisco’s largest independent real estate firm, has announced RETalks2014. The event will be held on Monday, October 20, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The half-day consolidated conference includes several 20-minute presentations from various industry leaders, and will be hosted at the headquarters of Trulia.
09.18.2014
Zephyr’s Neighborhood Photo Library Grows to 2,200+ Images
Zephyr’s Neighborhood Photo Library Grows to 2,200+ Images San Francisco, CA – September 17, 2014 – Zephyr Real Estate’s acclaimed San Francisco neighborhood photo library has expanded by nearly 1,000 photos. The library, which Zephyr created last year, formerly covered 37 of San Francisco’s 89 distinct neighborhoods. With the expansion, the library now holds over 2,200 photos covering 61 neighborhoods.
09.12.2014
Bay Area Beauty: The Architecture of the Residence Park
San Francisco, CA – September 12, 2014 – During the decades that followed the earthquake of 1906, new neighborhoods emerged in many parts of San Francisco. Influenced by the City Beautiful movement of the period, developers focused on land located in the outlying areas in the southern and western parts of the City. Some of the largest tracts of land west of Twin Peaks attracted a new form of residential neighborhood known as the ‘residence park’, areas defined by single family homes totally free of commercial development, integrated by a setting of green landscaped corridors and front yards. Balboa Terrace is among a very small number of such neighborhoods representing this approach to residential development in San Francisco.

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  • Telegraph Hill Tenancy In Common
    481 Greenwich, San Francisco, CA 94133
    02 Bedroom | 01 Bath
    Open House: Thursday 10/2/14, Sunday 10/5/14
    Status: Active
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