A district of San Francisco named for the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets. It is also called The Haight and The Upper Haight. The neighborhood is known for its history of and being the origin of hippie subculture.
The district generally encompasses the neighborhood surrounding Haight Street bounded by Stanyan Street and Golden Gate Park on the west Oak Street and the Golden Gate Park Panhandle on the north Baker Street and Buena Vista Park to the east and Frederick Street and Ashbury Heights and Cole Valley neighborhoods to the south.
The Red Victorian hotel is a popular attraction. An independent theater of the same name operated about a block away from the hotel from 1980 to 2011. The Haight-Ashbury Street Fair is held on the second Sunday of June each year attracting thousands of people during which Haight Street is closed between Stanyan and Masonic to vehicular traffic with one sound stage at each end.
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