When exactly did the Tenderloin become the city's notoriously seedy neighborhood? It turns out the answer is harder to find than you might think. In 1913, the city shut down the infamous Barbary Coast.
Controversial construction slouches toward City Hall for approval The hour has come round at last for the ever controversial redevelopment of 2000-2070 Bryant Street, dubbed the "Beast on Bryant" by critics.
Two days into their four-day break, the Warriors offered a pretty rosy outlook Friday afternoon on their health situation for the Western Conference finals against Oklahoma City. Stephen Curry (right and
Interactive site records over 10,000 historic markers around the world, including a few weird local ones Dozens of commemorative plaques are scattered all over San Francisco, many of them recording some
Too cute Coming in under the wire, this Spanish/Mediterranean cottage in Sunnyside (Glen Park's darling offshoot neighborhood) charms to the tune of $699,000. This one bedroom, one bath home—billed by
A cyclist riding in a newly painted bike lane was knocked over by a police squad car in San Francisco on Thursday — the city’s Bike to Work Day. Footage of the collision posted Friday to YouTube shows
Styling her hair in the signature loops of her favorite “Star Wars” character won’t be easy at 6 a.m. Sunday, but Oakland resident Jennifer Lazo says looking like Rey the scavenger from the planet Jakku
Smitten Ice Cream is quickly expanding its empire to rule all of the Bay Area. Back in December, the liquid nitrogen-based ice cream chain announced a sixth location in the Mission, and following quickly
From the outside, the Queen Anne at 179 Carl Street is completely true to its Victorian origins. Inside, however, modern designer touches mix with the home's period details in a carefully curated blend.
Choose from the Bay, the Pacific Ocean, or two different bridges for your gawking pleasure San Francisco certainly isn't lacking in the epic view department. Whether it's the Bay, the Pacific Ocean, or
If you've walked through booming Hayes Valley recently, you may have thought that the Days Inn on Grove Street looks a little out of place in an increasingly upscale neighborhood. The 47-room motel has
In honor of the golden anniversary of iconic record "Pet Sounds," former Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson will be headed out to play 70 concert dates across the world. In mid-October, Wilson, along with
Welcome to House Calls, a recurring feature in which Curbed tours lovely, offbeat, or otherwise awesome homes in the Bay Area. Think your space should be featured next? Here's how to submit. Photos by
On Sunday, the Broncos and Panthers earned their spots in the Super Bowl. On Monday, San Francisco commuters discovered the gridlock hell that event is bringing to the region for the next two-plus weeks.