First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco
1187 Franklin (at Geary)
San Francisco 94109
Tel: (415) 776-4580
From the North Bay/Marin County: Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and follow the signs to Lombard Street. When you reach Lombard, move into the right lane and drive east about 1.5 miles to Gough Street (two blocks before Van Ness). At Gough, turn right and drive south 9 blocks to the top of the hill (Washington St.). Continue on Gough as it becomes a one-way street and then move into the left lane. At Geary Blvd, cross the mid-point and immediately turn left onto Starr King Way. Take Starr King one block and turn left onto Franklin Street. The church is located immediately on your left, between Starr King and Geary Blvd.
From the East Bay/Bay Bridge: After crossing the bridge follow signs to 101, move into the right-hand lane and continue on your right (do not take the Ninth Street exit). Look for signs to Golden Gate Bridge/Fell Street. After about a mile, take the Octavia/Fell exit. Get into the right-hand lane, turn right onto Market Street and move into the left lanes. Go 2 blocks to Franklin Street where you’ll make a left turn. Drive 10 blocks up Franklin (north) to O’Farrell Street. When you cross O’Farrell the church will be immediately on your left.
From the Peninsula and South Bay: Take I-280 to 101 or take Highway 101. As you approach San Francisco move into the left-hand lane of the freeway and follow the Golden Gate Bridge signs. Stay in the left lane until you see the Octavia/Fell Street sign. As you exit, get into the right-hand lane, turn right onto Market Street and move into the left lanes. Go 2 blocks to Franklin Street where you’ll make a left turn. Drive 10 blocks up Franklin (north) to O’Farrell Street. When you cross O’Farrell the church will be immediately on your left.
Street Parking: Take note of the one-hour parking signs, Monday thru Friday — they extend until 6 PM on the east side of Franklin and until 7 PM on the west side. They do not apply on Sundays.
Parking Garages near First Unitarian Church:
Cathedral Hill Hotel/Ampco Parking on Van Ness at Geary is open 24 hours (enter on Van Ness). $5 from 5 PM to midnight. Daytime prices are $1.50 each 20 minutes with a $22 maximum.
Sutter Place Garage, 1355 Sutter St. (open 24 hours) Entrance on Sutter Street between Van Ness and Franklin Streets or from Franklin Street between Post and Sutter Streets Early Bird rate $7 (in by 10 AM out by 4:30 PM); $10 for 12 hours; $15/day; $5 after 6 PM.
BART – exit Montgomery Station at the Kearny Street exit, catch the 38 Geary bus on Kearny/Market intersection and get off the bus at Van Ness (if 38 Limited to Express), or Franklin if it is a 38 local; OR BART to the Civic Center Station, walk west 3 blocks past City Hall, to Van Ness and catch a #47 or #49 Muni northbound on Van Ness to Geary. The 47 & 49 Van Ness and 38 Geary buses stop 1 block from First Unitarian.