4. If you’re going to rip off SoHo and do the whole “first two initials of each word abbreviation” thing, it needs to be for a neighborhood that’s bigger than 12 blocks
Or at the very least be more ambitious. Like TriBeCa.
5. Even when it first made the San Francisco Association of Realtors neighborhood map in 2009, people still insisted it wasn’t a thing
Because it isn’t.
6. Western Addition was created in the 1850s as a result of the Van Ness Ordinance, which was the city’s first effort at formal planning, and it proved to be the city’s first real multi-cultural neighborhood
“NoPa” ignores all of that. On purpose.