Homes for Sale in Alamo Square, San Francisco, CA

Alamo Square is a mostly residential neighborhood in the Western Addition district of San Francisco, California. The neighborhood is centered around the similarly named Alamo Square Park, which features beautiful views of the “Painted Ladies,” a famous landmark of Victorian row homes. The area has been fully gentrified, with most demographics indicating that residents are quite young and within the upper-middle class category. Although there has been a lot of urbanization within the Western Addition, large sections of Alamo Square have been preserved to retain its unique charm and character. Structures such as the William Westerfeld House, the Archbishop’s Mansion, the Russian and German Imperial consuls’ residences, and many Victorian homes are still standing to this day and serve as notable cultural attractions for the city.

Real Estate in Alamo Square includes the second largest collection of homes with floor spaces above 10,000 sqft. These residences offer the most spacious and comfortable living arrangements that homebuyers can purchase within San Francisco. The historic district has a significant preservation effort in many of the properties in the neighborhood, which is an important consideration for buyers considering a purchase in the area. The median home price in the neighborhood is $1,350,000. Home types include row houses and townhomes that feature two to three-bedroom layouts. Multi-family residences are also available with modest one or two-bedroom models. Other home types in the area are the historic Victorian-era homes and landmark structures that make the Alamo Squares neighborhood quite famous.
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What's To Love

Alamo Square is a cultural center with historical landmarks and notable attractions. Alamo Square Park offers a refreshing outdoor space with well-maintained green spaces that residents within the neighborhood can enjoy at their leisure. Residents have easy access to everything they need, from schools, restaurants, stores, and recreation.

What's Not To Love

Many of the neighborhood's Victorian homes are a bit dated, most of which were built in the 1900s. You can expect significant wear and tear from most homes, most of which have been addressed over the years.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Professionals working at the nearby University of San Francisco or employees to the east in the Civic Center will find good home options within the Alamo Square neighborhood. The Alamo Square real estate market, offers a mid-priced selection of single-family homes. Buyers interested in well-priced and modest-sized homes will find fantastic property options throughout the neighborhood. Located directly west of Downtown San Francisco, the area is perfect for busy professionals looking for a conveniently located home.

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Latest homes for sale in Alamo Square



929 Hayes Street

San Francisco, CA, 94117


1235 Mcallister Street

San Francisco, CA, 94115


988 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA, 94117
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Things to do in Alamo Square

Alamo Square Park

A beautiful neighborhood park with beautiful urban sceneries of historic landmarks, fantastic outdoor amenities, pet-friendly spaces, and well-maintained paved walkways.

The Painted Ladies

A long-standing heritage site of beautiful Victorian and Edwardian row houses.

William Westerfeld House

A historic structure at 1198 Fulton Street which was last remodeled in 1986 by owner Jim Siegel.

African American Art & Culture Complex

Art exhibit and gallery hosting theater performances, art classes, and more.


Schools in Alamo Square

School NameGradesAdmission
Creative Arts Charter SchoolK - 8Public Charter
Ida B Wells High School9 - 12Public Charter
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