Outer Richmond Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Older homes, condominiums, and apartment buildings with tiny patches of lawn are familiar sights in the affluent Outer Richmond neighborhood. This San Francisco neighborhood is known for its fog, marine breezes, and the occasional sound of a foghorn. The Outer Richmond is pedestrian-friendly, and has a shopping district. Students living in the neighborhood can walk to private and public schools.
The neighborhood is close to family-friendly attractions.
The Balboa Theatre and the 4-Star Theatre are two surviving San Francisco neighborhood cinemas. The Balboa is a fully restored, art-house theatre which shows second and third-run European and independent films. The 4-Star shows Asian and European films.
Walkers at Lincoln Park have access to Land’s End, a portion of the Coastal Trail, and views of the bluffs and the Pacific Ocean. The Palace of the Legion of Honor is a part of Lincoln Park. Created in the 1920s to honor Californians who died in France during World War I, it features traveling art exhibits and collections from all over the world.
Residents and visitors to nearby Sutro Park can enjoy a picnic and explore the ruins of the extravagant public baths and mansion built by millionaire Adolph Sutro, a former San Francisco mayor and businessman.
The Outer Richmond retains its neighborhood feel with old-fashioned restaurants that have been part of the community for decades. Joe’s Ice Cream is one of San Francisco’s old-style ice cream parlors. Built in 1959, it has a lunch counter with worn Formica and rotating stools. Louis’ is a family-run diner with views that are nearly identical to the ones found at the upscale Cliff House. Louis’ has a following of loyal fans that are willing to wait for a table.