The Castro Republic Food & Bar resides in the northeast region of the Castro.
2281 Market St, San Francisco, CA, 94114, USA, +(415) 934-0525.
A man waits at the MUNI stop on 17th and Castro streets.
401 Castro St, San Francisco, CA, 94114, USA, +(415) 864-9470.
The Castro Theatre was built in 1922 and became a San Francisco historic landmark in 1977. Its marquee recognizes the Orlando tragedy and Harvey Milk.
429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA, 94114, USA, +(415) 621-6350.
The ornate entrance and ticket booth of the Castro Theatre.
The rainbow crosswalk at 18th and Castro streets.
The Castro is dominated by Victorian houses that have been converted into businesses and safe havens like the Castro Country Club.
4058 18th St, San Francisco, CA, 94114, USA, +(415) 552-6102.
The phrase ‘Love Wins’ can be found throughout the Castro.
A rainbow heart sits in a store’s window display.
A memorial has been erected at the corner of Castro and 18th streets in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
The Rainbow Honor Walk pays tribute to heroes and heroines of LGBTQ communities. Those honored include Allen Ginsberg, Harry Hay, Gertrude Stein and Oscar Wilde.
This false advertising sign is right at home in the Castro.
Beaux resides at 2344 Market St., previously the location of The Missouri Mule, Castro’s first gay bar that opened in 1963.
The risqué shops of the Castro offer a variety of revealing and flashy outfits and costumes. The sign promotes this shop as a safe zone.
The Moby Dick Bar has been a staple of the Castro since 1977. It has an aquarium over the bar and was voted the ‘Best Gay Bar in San Francisco’ by the 2016 Nitey Awards.
4049 18th St, San Francisco, CA, 94114, USA, +(415) 294-0731.
The view down Castro Street with The Castro Theatre in the distance.
The view down Castro Street from 18th Street. Rainbow flags and Victorian houses line the street.