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Cathedral Hill
Looking south from Geary St. to St. Mary's Cathedral, around which Cathedral Hill is centered.
Looking south from Geary St. to St. Mary's Cathedral, around which Cathedral Hill is centered.
Country  United States
State  California
City-county San Francisco
Area
 • Total 0.095 sq mi (0.25 km2)
Population
 • Total 2,868
 • Density 30,190/sq mi (11,660/km2)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP code
94109
Area codes 415/628

Cathedral Hill is a neighborhood and a hill, in the Western Addition district of San Francisco, California.

Location

The neighborhood's northern border is Post Street, the eastern border is Van Ness Avenue, the southern border is Eddy Street and the western border is Laguna Street.

Attractions and characteristics

The neighborhood is centered on St. Mary's Cathedral on the corner of Geary Street and Gough Street.

It is home to large condominium and apartment towers with numerous churches built atop the hill, including St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, The First Unitarian Church of San Francisco, and the Hamilton Baptist Church.

The Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep school is in the neighborhood.

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