Mission District

The Mission District, also commonly called "The Mission", is a neighborhood in , , , originally known as "the Mission lands" meaning the lands belonging to the sixth Alta California mission, Mission San Francisco de Asis.

Landmarks in the Area

Charity shop
826 Valencia is a non-profit organization in the Mission District of , California, United States, dedicated to helping children and young adults develop writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Photo: Maryanne Rodriguez, CC BY 2.0.

Borderlands Books is a San Francisco independent bookstore specializing exclusively in science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Community center
Noisebridge is an anarchistic located in , inspired by European hackerspaces and in Berlin. Photo: Mitch Altman, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Community center
The Women's Building is a women-led non-profit arts and education community center located in , , United States, which advocates self-determination, gender equality and social justice. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Duboce Triangle neighborhood is located near the center of , just below the hilly slopes of between the neighborhoods of the Castro/Eureka Valley, the Mission District, and the Lower Haight. is situated 1 mile northwest of Mission District. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Castro District, commonly referenced as The Castro, is a neighborhood in Eureka Valley in . is situated 1 mile west of Mission District. Photo: Jamezcd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Noe Valley is a neighborhood in the central part of San Francisco, California. is situated 1 mile southwest of Mission District. Photo: Yaman32, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Potrero Hill is a residential neighborhood in , . is situated 1¼ miles east of Mission District. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

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