Transportation Around the Towers at Rincon
Our thriving neighborhood, The East Cut, has plenty to offer within our humble square of blocks, from community gardens to public art. But in case you want to go explore the rest of downtown San Francisco and beyond, there’s great access to transportation and transportation services throughout our neighborhood. Our building is within short walks of catching the BART, the San Francisco Ferry, and more.
In sunny San Francisco, walking is often the mode of transportation of choice to visit daily amenities and neighborhood sights. The walk score of our building is 90 — which to be clear — is really, really high. All of The East Cut, of course, is in walking distance and we invite you to check out our detailed guide on neighborhood offerings.
Beyond our blocks is still a whole world of beauty, city living, and nightlife at your fingertips.
Our Apartments are Near The Financial District: 8 Minute Walk
We’re proud to be one of the apartments for rent near the financial district in San Francisco. The lively district is a short jaunt from our building, making it easy for anyone who works at one of the many Fortune 500 companies located there to commute.
Despite the name of the area, it’s not all business. Great upscale shopping, high-end restaurants (including in Belden Place, the alleyway known for French cuisine), and awe-inspiring architecture are all ripe for exploration. Some other cultural hotspots include The Punch Line Comedy club — which has hosted the best of the best — Portsmouth Square park, and other worthwhile hidden gems.
Embarcadero: 3 Minute Walk
The Embarcadero, our gorgeous waterfront, is a beautiful place to walk and watch the sunset or go for a run. Lucky for us, access is just down the block. Cross two streets and you’re gazing over the expanse of the Bay. Learn more about what the Embarcadero has to offer in our guide to Embarcadero Living.
The Ferry Building: 7 Minute Walk
This architectural treasure with a dramatic clock tower is more than something to look at — being near the Ferry Building means you have close access to their bevy of local vendors, artists, and makers as well as the world-class farmer’s market. The Ferry Building is dedicated to elevating local San Francisco entrepreneurs and artisans, so you know every confection, treat, craft, or fresh vegetable you buy there is supporting and promoting your beloved city.
Our Apartment Parking Garage
Driving is still a common mode of transportation here, especially for commuting or reaching further sights in the city. It’s uncommon to see downtown San Francisco apartments with a parking garage, but the Towers at Rincon has built an underground parking garage especially for our residents to store their cars securely and closely. Contact us for more details on parking garage use.
Some of our favorite things to do within easy driving distance are:
* The Golden Gate Park
* Theatre District
* San Francisco Botanical Garden
A quick 6-minute walk gives you access to two ferry systems. Exploring San Francisco by ferry allows you enjoy beautiful views of the Bay Area from the water.
The Golden Gate Terminal will bring you to a number of charming destinations that are explorable on-foot, including:
* Angel Island State Park
* Larkspur, walking distance from the Marin County Shopping Center
* Downtown Sausalito
* Downtown Tiburon
The San Francisco Bay Ferry will bring you to key locations throughout the Bay Area, including:
* Downtown Oakland (near Jack London Square)
* Mare Island and Vallejo
* South San Francisco
* Oracle Park
* The Chase Center
* Pier 41
The closet train station to the Towers at Rincon is the Embarcado stop (EMBR). This stop gives you access to the red, blue, green, and yellow lines to get you around the entire Bay Area.
Biking in downtown SF can be intimidating, but know that the city has been making improvements to San Francisco bike lanes and that the amount of bikers around is growing. So if you’re thinking about jumping onto two wheels to explore your city, you’re not alone and there are lots of public resources to support your journey.