To view graphic version of this page, refresh this page (F5)

Skip to page body
Seal of the City and County of San Francisco
City and County of San Francisco

South of Market Area Historic Resource Survey

Historic Preservation

Historic Resources Survey Program

About the Survey

Survey Google Map

Survey Materials




For more information on the SoMa Historic Resource Survey, please contact:

Moses Corrette
Project Planner

(Ph) 415-558-6295
(Fx) 415-558-6409

Planning Department
1650 Mission Street
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103

About the Survey


The Planning Department has recently completed the Eastern Neighborhoods SoMa Area Plan and Western SoMa Community Plan Historic Resource Survey (SoMa Survey), which began in 2007. The purpose of the survey is to identify buildings and structures that appear to be eligible for listing in the California Register of Historical Resources (including those that appear eligible for listing in the National Register of Historical Places). The Planning Department received funding from the Historic Preservation Fund Committee and was assisted in the survey work by the architecture firm of Page & Turnbull, Inc.

The SoMa Survey area is roughly Mission Street to Townsend Street, between 1st and 13th Streets. See map. The SoMa Survey resulted in documentation and/or assessment of 2,142 individual properties, of which approximately 1,467 properties constructed in or before 1962. The survey is currently in the public review phase, and survey findings and materials are available for public review (see below). The Planning Department will hold a community workshop on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 to present survey findings and receive input. (See Announcement for more information.) The Planning Department will present the SoMa Survey to the Historic Preservation Commission on December 1, 2010. (See notice.)

Survey Google Map

South Mission Historic Resource Survey Google Map Click here to go to the SoMa Historic Resource Survey Google Map.

The Department has created an interactive "Google Map" a custom application to navigate around the survey area and find survey parcels. You can view survey results and materials for specific properties and areas. To use the map, click here.

Survey Materials

To view specific survey materials listed below, click on the name of a document to view that document. Printed copies are available for review at the Planning Department offices.

Historic Resource Survey Findings:
Historic Districts (Descriptions, Maps and Property Lists):

TopPlanning home

Last updated: 10/18/2011 4:44:02 PM