The holidays are coming to the San Francisco Bay Area, complete with seasonal performances, festivities, and, of course, plenty of shopping opportunities. Located in the highly walkable SoMa neighborhood, 1288 Howard is the perfect home base for this season’s holiday activities, with easy access to hip boutiques and name-brand retailers that are sure to stock everything on your gift list. Plus, with plenty of performance venues mere blocks away, residents will be able to enjoy their favorite holiday classics without having to navigate the city’s legendarily steep streets. Keep reading to learn about all the holiday cheer popping up around these SoMa condos for sale!
Whether you’re an annual Nutcracker attendee or are looking for a new winter concert to fill your heart this season, 1288 Howard is located within walking distance of many iconic San Francisco venues. Davies Symphony Hall, just a 10-minute walk from the front doors of 1288 Howard, is hosting a holiday concert series that ranges from the classics, like Handel’s Messiah, to the groovy, like the Holiday Brass performance. Just a couple more blocks will take residents to War Memorial Opera House, where this year’s iteration of the SF Ballet’s Nutcracker will be staged every day until December 30th. Fans of a more Dickensian Christmas tale will love the performance of A Christmas Carol being put on at the Golden Gate Theatre on nearby Market Street.
When the time comes to check off the items on your holiday shopping list, 1288 Howard will serve as a great launching point for journeys to shops big and small. Nearby Union Square is a brand-name mecca, complete with a massive Christmas tree and a vast Macy’s location featuring window displays where adoptable dogs vie for the attentions of passersby. Over the years, this program has found homes for 8,500 animals, and maybe this year, you’ll discover your new best friend. Of course, SoMa itself is famous for its trendy eateries and unique boutiques, including iconic spots like Chez Maman and local favorites like Maker & Moss and Mike’s Bikes.
All this and more unfold beneath the spacious San Francisco condos for sale at 1288 Howard, where well-lit homes look out over the growing neighborhood and residents enjoy access to a suite of health and wellness amenities designed to keep them healthy and safe. Book a tour today and see just how 1288 Howard is bringing SoMa living into the 21st century.