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SoMa Neighborhood Guide

Maggie Bach January 6, 2023

South of Market, or SoMa as we know it is a thriving neighborhood in San Francisco conveniently located near some of SF’s best cafes, performing arts, and restaurants. Those who want to live in the Heart of The City will be rewarded with many delicious bites, hidden gems, and easy access to public transit. Trinity Place in SoMa is near it all, so let’s explore some cool spots to check out!





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Sightglass on 7th street is SF’s flagship space where beans are roasted fresh daily and is a beautiful gathering place to enjoy a cup and catch up with friends. Alfred is a Los Angeles based shop that recently opened in the new LINE SF hotel and is famously known for its iced vanilla latte. Both spots are within walking distance away for our residents at Trinity Place!


Asian Art Museum


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The Asian Art Museum in SF houses one of the most regarded Asian art collections in the world. The museum also participates in free first Sundays so admission is complimentary to enter. SF MOMA is one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary art in the US and offers free admission every first Thursday for SF residents. Our apartments at 1177 Market are a four-minute walk to the Asian Art Museum and short eight-minute MUNI ride to SF MOMA!

Performing Arts

Orpheum Theatre


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Davies Symphony Hall

Looking for a night out at the theater or the symphony? Living in SoMA gives our residents convenient access to these established performing arts in The City. The Orpheum Theatre and Davies Symphony Hall are moments away for our residents at Trinity Place. For those who aren’t renting with us, we still got you covered. We offer convenient hourly, daily, and monthly parking to fit all parking needs so you can enjoy a night of music and art!




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Whole Foods Market


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What about shopping? Westfield SF Centre is a nine-story mall that features over 170 shops and restaurants for utmost shopping pleasure! Stores include H&M, Zara, Adidas, Aritzia, and Nordstrom to name a few. The Metreon is a four-story shopping center that conveniently houses Target so you can shop for all the essentials. The blue/green/yellow line on MUNI gets our residents at 1188 Mission and 1190 Mission to these shopping centers in under 10 minutes! Whole Foods Market at Trinity Place is SF’s flagship store and only an elevator ride away for our residents at 1177 Market. Grocery shopping in prime convenience!


Basil Canteen


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Montesacro SoMa

The City has an abundance of great restaurants and there is no shortage of them in SoMa. Basil Canteen is a Bangkok-style Thai restaurant specializing in Kai Soi, a Chiangmai curry noodle that is a fan favorite. Montesacro is America’s first pinseria, featuring Roman-style pizza that is light, flavorful, and crispy. Our apartments at 33 8th are within walking distance away from these delicious spots!


Fermentation Lab


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Alchemist Bar & Lounge

The Pawn Shop


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The nightlife in SoMa is bustling and we have many great bars and nightclubs to choose from. Fermentation Lab is a hidden gem serving local beer, delicious small bites, and great company! The Alchemist Bar and Lounge is a craft cocktail bar with indoor and outdoor seating for all occasions. The Pawn Shop is a speakeasy concept with a secret entrance and multiple passageways that houses over 50 wines and 20 beers. Great for happy hour or late-night outs! All spots are less than 10 minutes from Trinity Place, a short Uber/Lyft/Taxi ride away so you can drink responsibly.

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