Of the seven neighborhoods cited on Curbed, only Central SOMA has the potential to create environmentally-friendly dense housing. The article describes the excitement of both real estate developers and land use planners who foresee a new transit-friendly walking neighborhood int he center of the city.
While people have lived and worked in Central SOMA for decades, it is only recently that the neighborhood has been recognized as an emerging part of the broader SOMA district. Located between Market, Mission Bay, the East Cut and the Leather District, CentralSOMA is recognized as mid-town neighborhood with the potential to create tens of thousands of jobs and thousands of housing units.
As San Francisco neighborhoods go in and out of fashion, this type of recognition of our neighborhood speaks to its growing appeal to residents of all ages and businesses that want a convenient transit-friendly location with great weather and amazing amenities.