The Mission District is a district of noted for its ethnic diversity, in particular the neighborhood's large Hispanic community. Though the district is slowly gentrifying, many urban artisans and immigrants still make their home here, and the restaurant and nightlife scene here is among the best in the city and perhaps the most locally oriented one.

Notable Places in the Area

The Lexington Club, often referred to as The Lex, was a dive bar, primarily catered towards queer women, in the Mission District in the American city of , . Photo: Dreamyshade, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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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.

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

Localities in the Area

The 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. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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


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