The History Of The San Francisco Businessman

Attractions and characteristics

The District is home to the city’s largest concentration of corporate headquarters, law firms, banks, savings & loans and other financial institutions, such as the corporate headquarters of VISA, Wells Fargo Bank, the Charles Schwab Corporation, McKesson Corporation, Bechtel, Gap, the Union Bank of California and among others. The headquarters of the 12th district of the United States Federal Reserve are located in the area as well. Montgomery Street (“Wall Street of the West”) is the traditional heart of the district. There are several shopping malls in the area including the Crocker Galleria, the Embarcadero Center, the Ferry Building, and the Rincon Center complex.
Parks and Plazas located there include Justin Herman Plaza which is the current location of the city’s New Year’s festivities.