North of the Panhandle

Neighborhood: Nopa

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.


This central part of the City started out with sand dunes and marsh to become a fashionable neighborhood. The Depression era gave way to a working class area. After the summer of love, came a population exodus until today where it is becoming a desirable neighborhood to live again. Hear and see the details of the physical, cultural, and ethnic changes that occurred in the pass one hundred fifty years. One steep hill.

Next Tour:

Schedule to be announced

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.


Meet on Baker St. between Oak and Fell St, across the street from the DMV by the McKinley Statue.

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Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point


This tour is offered all year

Schedule to be announced


Coordinator(s): Ernie Ng
Guide(s): Linda Ackerman, Ernie Ng


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