Portero Hill is a residential neighborhood in San Francisco California. It is known for its views of the San Francisco Bay and city skyline its close proximity to many destination spots its sunny weather and for having two freeways and a Caltrain station. Initially a working-class neighborhood until gentrification in the 1990s it is now an upper-middle-class family-oriented neighborhood. Potrero Hill is located on the eastern side of the city east of the Mission District and south of SOMA (South of Market) and the newly designated district Showplace Square. It is bordered by 16th Street to the north Potrero Avenue and U.S. Route 101(below 20th Street) to the west and Cesar Chavez Street to the south. The city of San Francisco considers the area below 20th Street between Potrero Ave and Route 101 to be part of Potrero Hill as well as outlined in the Eastern Neighborhood Plan. Potrero Hill is one of the sunniest neighborhoods in San Francisco located on the eastern side of the peninsula and flanked by the San Francisco Bay. It is insulated from the fog and chill of the Pacific Ocean that is typical on the western side of the city. It is a residential neighborhood and not considered a tourist destination. Although it is not the most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco due to its hills it is generally considered a very convenient location due to its proximity to offices shopping dining entertainment freeways and a Caltrain station. Despite being surrounded by busy neighborhoods Potrero Hill is quiet and sleepy.
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