Lower Pacific Heights / The Upper Fillmore District is centrally located stretching from Presidio Ave to Gough St and between California Street and Geary Boulevard. Lower Pacific Heights is the neighborhood just south of Pacific Heights and wraps around the urban mall of JapanTown. This neighborhood includes the shopping corridors of Fillmore Street, California Street and Divisadero Street.
Lower Pacific Heights is also known as The Upper Fillmore. This neighborhood has a mix of upscale single-family houses and multi-unit buildings. The colorful front doors throughout the neighborhood are as attractive to visitors as the neighborhood’s historic homes along Cottage Row, colorful details of Victorians, architecture of stately Italianate and ornamentation of Eastlake homes.
The Lower Pacific Heights / The Upper Fillmore offers something for everyone and is a shopper’s delight with the upscale shops along Fillmore Street, California Street and the retail shops of Divisadero. Locals and visitors from around the world enjoy the variety of local cafes, bars and restaurants offering Americana and international cuisines along the bustling commercial centers of Lower Pacific Heights / The Upper Fillmore. Some visit the historic St. Dominic’s Catholic Church on Steiner Street for peace and sanctuary. Residents of the Lower Pacific Heights / The Upper Fillmore enjoy their visits to the top of Alta Plaza for unparalleled views of San Francisco. It is at the neighboring parks of Alta Plaza and Lafayette Park that the locals take their children and pet to enjoy the playgrounds and paths.