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What are the drawbacks of living in Potrero Hill?

Asked by Trulia, San Francisco, CA Tue Oct 25, 2011

What are the cons of living here?

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Potrero Ave. is a very busy street so expect quite a bit of noise/air pollution. There’s an empty lot on the corner of Mariposa St. and Potrero Ave., which is dirty and used by the homeless and graffiti artists. Car break-ins are frequent since some sidewalks are not well lit. Car accidents from speeding vehicles along Potrero Ave. are also a problem. SF General Hospital is located up the street so expect a good deal of sirens from ambulances.
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Even the shortest walk seems to take forever. Potrero Hill is a quiet, mellow neighborhood. Keep your car clean of any visible valuables. The bums are there but most likely they will keep to themselves. Muggings happen sometimes but not too frequently.
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