A Cultured Sensory AssaultIyna Bort Caruso
It’s easy to leave your heart in San Francisco. With the city’s iconic cable cars clanging along its rolling hills, San Francisco is a sophisticated sensory assault of sights and sounds.
Opera buffs can delight in world-class performances at the San Francisco Opera while art lovers have the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the de Young, for starters. Whatever one’s ethnicity, background or gender preferences, San Francisco has a museum devoted to it, with local institutions artfully conveying the history and culture of Jewish, Mexican, Indian, African, Asian, Italian and GLBT life. And, yes, there’s even a museum devoted to the cable car.
For sheer kickback from city life, Golden Gate Park offers everything from rugby to archery and Koret Children’s Quarter for family fun. Every path in the park leads to a photo op, the Pacific Ocean foremost among them.
San Francisco is a city of neighborhoods with
Among the city’s most exclusive neighborhoods are Presidio Heights, Russian Hill (known worldwide for Lombard Street, the “
A strengthening economy, increased consumer confidence and diminishing housing inventory makes San Francisco one of the healthiest housing markets in the U.S.