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25 Mar 2018
“Retail closings have hurt all of Union Square”
2 Aug 2018
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Between Stockton and Kearny Streets, Union Square, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is a classic section of town, and you must go there at least once. I always find the strolling through the area to be most fun, and the stores are The Best!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank swTravel365
Reviewed 25 March 2018

So many long time retailers have left Union Square as retail gets redefined for a new demographic that little Maiden Lane has been impacted. It remains a pretty place to stroll but only the Frank Lloyd Wright designed building is worth noting.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank roxieontheroad
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Some good architecture and nice outdoor cafes, but otherwise just tourist-oriented shopping. Pedestrian aspect is a plus as it is peaceful.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice pedestrian street with cafes and high end boutiques. Great place for a stroll and window shopping.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 588phis
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Maiden Lane is a pedestrian mall located in San Francisco. It used to be part of the city's red light district. The pedestrian mall stretches two blocks, between Kearny and Stockton Streets. The street is blocked from traffic from 11 am to 5 pm by...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A pedestrian street just off Union Square with some shopping, food and drinks. Being away from traffic is a pleasure.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We visited this spot as part of a Hitchcock tour (yes, this area was filmed in one of his movies. It was also known as the "red light district" many years ago with more than 1200 prostitutes walking this tiny area. The only building Frank...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank StanleyandMarie
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This short street runs for two blocks from Stockton at Union Square to Grant and from Grant to Kearny. It features cafes and upscale shops, such as Chanel, Hermes and Prada. Maiden Lane closes to vehicular traffic between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and I...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Although Maiden Lane has a relatively interesting history (being the red light district once upon time) today this small pedestrian lane is rather dull. Yes there are some designers stores, Marni and Channel etc, but there aren't that many and the street itself is pretty...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Very pricey bit of SF, can be snobby, can be welcoming. Shops here are tres tres and not for everyone. On a nice day, a stroll along, poking in where you choose, maybe a bite or something... Enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2015
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