Author: Nikki

Love Letters to the Apartments I Never Rented in San Francisco
Essays, Feature Pieces

Love Letters to the Apartments I Never Rented in San Francisco

Lovelorn adventures in SF apartment hunting, as experienced by the author and her partner Those who have lived in San Francisco for any amount of time can attest to the joy of daydreaming about apartments that never were. They are the domiciles that for whatever reason evaded us, the enchanting studios — and even one-bedrooms! — we never had the chance to organize our succulents inside, the ones that got away. Over the years, I've amassed a laundry list of San Francisco apartments I may have inhabited in an alternate universe, had things gone just a little differently. So, in an act of wishful thinking and gratitude, here are my love letters to them. Oh, tall-ceilinged, sun-infused studio in Pacific Heights, How gloriously San Franciscan you were. Images of you remain burned ...