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Coordinates: 37°47′15.08″N 122°29′22.86″W / 37.7875222°N 122.4896833°W / 37.7875222; -122.4896833

Sea Cliff
Neighborhood of San Francisco
China Beach is seen in the foreground with the sea wall. Baker Beach can be seen in the distance
China Beach is seen in the foreground with the sea wall. Baker Beach can be seen in the distance
Area
 • Total 0.37 km2 (0.143 sq mi)
 • Land 0.37 km2 (0.143 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 928
 • Density 2,510/km2 (6,490/sq mi)
ZIP Code 94121, 94129
Area codes 415/628
GNIS feature ID 1655550

Sea Cliff (sometimes spelled Seacliff) is a neighborhood in northwestern San Francisco, California. It is known for its large houses and ocean views. Sea Cliff is one of eight master-planned residence parks in San Francisco.

Location

It is adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and Baker Beach, southwest of the Presidio of San Francisco and east of Lincoln Park.

Characteristics

Houses in the Sea Cliff neighborhood are large, and many offer impressive views of the Pacific Ocean, the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands. A small public beach named China Beach is located in the neighborhood.

Some of the neighborhood's more famous current and past residents include Jefferson Airplane guitarist Paul Kantner, photographer Ansel Adams, comic actor Robin Williams, actress Sharon Stone, actor Eugene Levy, actor Cheech Marin, Gap founder Donald Fisher, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett, real estate mogul Clinton Reilly, real estate/casino tycoon Luke Brugnara, San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer, environmental activist and political donor Tom Steyer and hedge fund investor George Soros.


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