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Marketing agencies know everything from our age, income, education level, shopping preferences, and media consumption. They use these data to serve us advertisements for products they think we will want to buy based on the habits and actions of individuals from a similar data set.
Esri, which bills itself a “location intelligence company,” created an interactive map in 2014 that lets you input a zip code to learn about the average person living therein. It bestows these demographics with cute — and sometimes offensive — labels ranging from “trendsetter” and “soccer mom” to “social security set” and “laptops and lattes.” The Mission is full of “trendsetters.” The Tenderloin belonging in the “social security set.” Read more here
Article SFgate.com by Michelle Robertson on February 21, 2019
While San Francisco’s newest neighborhood didn’t get any love this year from our gaggle of notables and experts—perhaps this had something to do with it?—some of the city’s other nascent ’hoods did see a tip of the hat, including the unfairly maligned Mission Bay neighborhood.
Places like North Beach, the finger-snapping beatnik joint of yore; the Castro, the country’s queer mecca; and the Outer Sunset, the westside’s sleepy village poised for a major growth spurt, also received adoration.
To take a look at the year that was, we asked a handful of people in real estate, urban planning, media, architecture, and transit to offer their thoughts. Here are their favorite SF stomping grounds in 2018.
Article Sf.curbed by Brock Keeling Dec 21, 2018, 7:30 am PST
BOM: “Postcard views, Mediterranean flavor and a wealth of outdoor spaces await at 655 Marina Blvd., a five-bedroom found on one of the premier blocks of a coveted neighborhood”. Read more from SFGate
I love this home in the Marina if you don’t mind the busy Marina Blvd thoroughfare. Selling 2 lots… call me for more info.
San Francisco is in flux, and the yuppie haven of Union Street is no exception, with a slew of new shops and more soon to come.
We’ve rounded up some of our old favorites alongside the street’s fresh faces for a definitive guide to where to shop, work out, dine, and drink when you’re in the ‘hood. Read more
Article 7×7 by Janie Cai May 31, 2018