The Marina District is a neighborhood located in San Francisco, California. The neighborhood sits on the site of the 1915 Panama–Pacific International Exposition, staged after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to celebrate the reemergence of the city. Aside from the Palace of Fine Arts (POFA), all other buildings were demolished to make the current neighborhood. The Marina currently has the highest non-Hispanic white resident percentage of any recognized neighborhood in San Francisco.
This neighborhood's history is amazing. It had been marsh or swamp terrain for years before being chosen as the site of the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition. They built several temporary buildings in the neighborhood shortly after its selection to create a big exposition for the world fair.
Marina has 17,224 residents, with a median age of 35. Males account for 49.19 percent of the total, while females account for 50.81 percent. Non-US-born citizens make up 13.14 percent of Marina's resident pool, while US-born citizens make up 78.32 percent.
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Despite its strong leftist leanings, San Francisco has the largest percentage of "no party preference" votes of any California county, according to November 2012 data. The San Francisco Ethics Commission monitors campaign misconduct, and violations are punishable by fines of up to $5,000 per violation.
Marina is located in San Francisco County and is considered to be one of the nicest places to live in California. Marina provides people with a dense metropolitan feel, and the majority of residents rent their homes. There are numerous bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks in Marina.
It is in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and is within the Sherman Elementary School attendance area. As of 2018 Sherman has about 20 teachers.
After the exposition ended in 1915, the land was sold to private developers, who demolished practically all of the fair's attractions and turned the area into a residential neighborhood. This extensive renovation was completed in the 1920s. With the opening of the neighboring Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930s, Lombard Street (now Highway 101) was enlarged and quickly developed into a strip of wayside motels.
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