Richmond District, San Francisco

Richmond District, San Francisco

Coordinates: 37°46.68′N 122°28.98′W / 37.778°N 122.483°W / 37.778; -122.483

The Richmond District is a neighborhood in the northwest corner of San Francisco, Californial, developed initially in the late 19th century. It is sandwiched between Presidio of San Francisco (north) and Golden Gate Park (south) It is sometimes confused with Richmond, a city 20 miles (32 km) north of San Francisco.

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