Haight Street

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Coordinates: 37°46′12.36″N 122°26′46.4″W / 37.7701000°N 122.446222°W / 37.7701000; -122.446222

Piedmont Boutique on Haight Street

Haight Street (/ˈht-/) is the principal street in San Francisco,'s Haight-Ashbury district, also known as the Upper Haight due to its elevation. The street stretches from Market Street, through the Lower Haight neighborhood, to Stanyan Street in the Upper Haight, at Golden Gate Park. In most blocks it is residential, but in the Upper and Lower Haight it is also a neighborhood shopping street, with residences above the ground floor shops. It is named after California pioneer and exchange banker Henry Haight (1820–1869).[1]

Structures and places fronting on Haight Street[edit]


  1. ^ "San Francisco Streets Named for Pioneers". Museum of the City of San Francisco. Retrieved 2007-06-01.