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Urban Chic

1868 Buchanan Street
1868 Buchanan Street
Welcome, Daniel 


Welcome,Daniel! Thank you for choosing to visit our home. Home is where the heart is and we are so grateful to be able to share ours with you. We hope your stay is relaxing, joy-filled and memory-making. In our welcome packet, you will find all the information you might need for your stay. From the WiFi password to the best taco stand around, we have you covered! Thank you again for staying with us. Hopefully it’s something to write home about.

Sincerely, Lowrie + Alba


Check-in, Parking & Entry

4:00 pm

There is 2 hour street parking from 9-6 on weekedays. All day on weekends. There is also a garage in Japantown just a few blocks away at
1650 Fillmore. Please be mindful that car break ins are rampant in SF. Do not leave anything visible in the car.


We are located at 1868 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA 94115.

Please note that access to the apartment is on Bush St. The home is located on the corner of Buchanan and Bush. You will need to go through the garage door to access the apartment. There are two controls inside the frame of garage door (there are a couple photos posted in our listing on "self check-in" section for more information) please use the lower control. Code 4361 enter. Make sure to push the buttons hard.
*When leaving hit the enter button and door will close, when coming in hit the top button on the panel located on the left next to the door leading to the garden.

The apartment door will be unlocked. The key along with garage door opener, that you can use once you're in, will be on silver tray on the coffee table.



Mini fridge, microwave and Keurig coffee maker along with coffee pods, tea, creamer and sugar.



Net work name: URBAN CHIC
Password: MYSFHOME



We provide shampoo, body wash, blowdryer, flat iron and clothing steamer.


House Rules & Emergency Contacts

No Smoking of anything, legal or illegal.
Please be mindful of neighbors so no really loud music.


Lowrie 415-305-3326
Alba 510-759-6475


Favorite Places Around Here

Outdoor recommendations: There are two parks within walking distance, Lafayette and Alta Plaza -- very scenic with views and nice for picnics. Golden Gate Park and The Presidio are also wonderful. There are lots of hiking trails in The Presidio.

Don't miss Fillmore Street Bake Shop for delicious breakfast pastries, Jane's is great for lunch and known for it's bread, La Boulangerie is also a nice breakfast and lunch spot.

We are located two blocks from Hip and trendy Fillmore Street. There are lots of boutiques and restaurants. Union Street and Chestnut Street are also close and known for great shopping and dining. Union Square and Westfield Mall are downtown.

We have lots of wonderful museums. The De Young and California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, The Museum of Modern Art, South of Market. Don't miss The Fisher Collection. The Asian Art Museum in Civic Center. China Town has a rich history worthy of a tour and don't miss Mr. Jiu's restaurant for a bite after your tour.

Nearby restaurants for drinks and dinner include Palmer's, The Tailor's Son, SPQR, Florio, Delfina, Octavia, Noosh, State Bird Provisions. For Asian food, try Jitlada on our block of Buchanan Street. Japantown is one block away and is filled with great Japanese restaurnts.

The Alcatraz Prison tour is really interesting. Book tickets ahead. You'll hear all of the great prison escape stories. Walk up to Broadway and Fillmore for the best SF bay views as well a to see some of the most beautiful homes in SF.

Checkout & Farewell

So long for now, Daniel, and safe travels! We hope you had a wonderful stay and that your path leads you back to our home soon. To make planning your departure a bit easier, we’ve included the names of & distances to the nearest transportation hubs. SFO is roughly a 30 drive from here. Oakland Airport is roughly an 45 minute drive. Be sure to check traffic updates just in case! Please take a look at our Guest Look on the following page for former guest reviews and messages. We would so love for you to leave your mark and share your favorite memory from your visit too. Thank you, Daniel! Very best, Lowrie + Alba

Checkout & Clean up 
11:00 am

You may put any garbage you have in the bins in the garage. Black bin is for garbage and blue bin is for recycling. Please turn out all lights and leave the keys on the coffee table tray. Leave the door unlocked.



You may put any garbage you have in the bins in the garage. Black bin is for garbage and blue bin is for recycling. Please turn out all lights and leave the keys on the coffee table tray. Leave the door unlocked.