My Neighborhood

Castro/Upper Market

Night View of Castro Street

Quick Facts

San Francisco Supervisor District 8

Rafael Mandelman

State Assembly District 17

David Chiu

State Senate District 11

Scott Wiener

Total Population, Census 2015

19,816

ABOUT

Named for Mexican-American War General José Castro, the Castro was known as “Little Scandinavia” in the early 1900s, then a predominately working-class Irish neighborhood. Today, the Castro is known as an LGBTQ mecca and thriving business district, attracting tourists from around the world.

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PLANNING PROJECTS

Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP)

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Corbett Heights Historic Context Statement

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