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From North Bay/Golden Gate Bridge:

Follow the bridge onto Lombard Street/101, and go RIGHT onto GOUGH Street. Follow GOUGH uphill 9 blocks, and turn LEFT onto WASHINGTON, then LEFT onto FRANKLIN – we’ll be in the middle of the block on the left-hand side.

From the East Bay/Oakland Bay Bridge:

Take 9th St/Civic Center exit, which will put you onto Harrison Street.  At bottom of off ramp, Follow to the left, 1 block, then turn RIGHT onto 9th Street.  Stay in a left lane, so that you will be on HAYES when you cross Market Street.  Hayes is ~1.3 miles north, on Franklin.

From the Peninsula:

From 280N, merge onto 101N – head for the left lane. Take the 101N/Golden Gate Bridge/Civic Center exit (the far left lane will become this exit). Bear left to take the Octavia/Fell Street exit. After crossing Market, go three blocks & turn RIGHT at OAK Street, go two blocks, and turn LEFT onto FRANKLIN Street. We are ~1.2 miles north, on Franklin.


There are several paid parking garages/lots within a few blocks: Call Ahmet of Express Parking for group rates and valet services. 415 409-3800.

Express Parking - 1650 Jackson St. between Van Ness and Polk. Mid-block on north side of Jackson St., a one-way, west-bound street. 415 359-0399

Express Parking - 1965 Polk St. between Jackson. 415 359-0399

Pacific Express Parking* - 1776 Sacramento St., between Van Ness and Polk. 415 674-1799

Old First Garage*- 1751 Sacramento St., between Van Ness and Polk. 415 409-3800

*Located between Polk and Van Ness. Sacramento is a one-way, west-bound street.

Public Parking - North side of California Street between Van Ness and Franklin, opposite Whole Foods.



There is metered/street parking in the area. Pay attention to posted day and time limits.

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We recommend that you visit the SFMTA website for any schedule updates or changes. 

BUS: We are near Muni bus lines:  1, 12, 19, 27, 47 & 49.

BART: Exit at Civic Center station. From there, you might decide to either take a cab/ride share or walk to Van Ness Avenue and catch a northbound bus. Get off at Jackson St, and walk one block west to Franklin – the Haas-Lilienthal House is mid-block on the west side between Jackson and Washington Sts.


CABLE CAR: We are located 4 blocks from the end of the California Street cable car line.  If you take BART from the East Bay, exit at Embarcadero station, hop onto the cable car at California and Drumm Streets, heading west, to the end of the line at Van Ness. Walk 1 block west (uphill) to Franklin, then 3.5 blocks north (flat).


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