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Looking for a Rental that's Pet Friendly? Curbed's Got You Covered

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In a city that's famous for allegedly having more pets per households than children, it's always a surprise to find that a good chunk of apartments in the city don't allow your furry friends. Pet resume or not, it can be tough out there for a pet owner looking for a home that'll allow Fido. With that in mind, we thought it best to publish a map of buildings—not just units—that are pet friendly. The building pages are courtesy of our friends over at Zumper, a new apartment rental website. Some tidbits:
- Average pet rent: $500 refundable deposit + $50/month premium (variations depend on weight, breed, and number of pets)
- Pet friendly buildings are more expensive to live in. Why? Because the building isn't run by mom and pop landlords. These are institutional towers that tend to be stocked with amenities.
- The bulk of the buildings on our map were built post 1979, which means no rent control.

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1. Potrero Launch, Potrero Hill

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2235 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Potrero Launch has 196 residential lofts that span from studios to two bedrooms with 2.5 bathrooms. Right now there are lofts available starting at $2,425. Potrero Launch is comprised of two historic brick warehouses on Third Street and new buildings on Third and Illinois streets 19th and 20th streets. The building's unique oversized windows provide the bulk of the units with bay and city views. The interiors are a nice mix of contemporary urban design and raw materials like concrete and wood. Amenities include concierge services, on-site childcare center, indoor parking, landscaped rooftop with a sun deck, spa and grill area, fitness center with adjoining yoga center, and an open-air Zen garden.

2. Argenta, Civic Center

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1 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Alright, well. Argenta's slogan is "Center Yourself." Perhaps it has something to do with it's central location? "Be in the center of where the big decision are made, milestones are celebrated and where the arts are taken to new heights." Ah, there it is. This is because of the building's close proximity to City Hall, UN Plaza and the Opera House. It's a 20-story building. There are 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available starting at $3,094. Building amenities include a start-of-the-art fitness center, resident lounge with movie screen, garden terrace and concierge services.

3. Ava, Tendernob

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965 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

"The new apartment living space that lets you live like you want — awesome. Inspired by the 'hood, powered by the residents." So there's that. AVA is definitely marketed to the young, hip, and alternative professional crowd. There are studios and 1- and 2-bedroom units available starting at $2,125. Some of the units are tricked out with chalk board walls in select areas. Building amenities include a fitness center, "outdoor chill space with lava heat," grill and picnic area, dog run on site, and assigned parking. There's also "Wi-Fi in chill spaces."

4. The Ashton, Bayview

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301 Executive Park Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94124

For those who want to live way the hell out there,Ashton is for you. It's extremely close to Candlestick Park, which will be demolished after the 49ers play their final season this year. We hear that this is a great place to live if you have a car and are willing to drive everywhere, since there's very little retail or restaurants in the neighborhood. The building's mighty popular, so right now inventory's low. There are 2-bed, 2-bath units currently available starting at $3,393. There are very low deposits. Building amenities include a fitness club with "aqua bar," outdoor fire pit and lounge, a resident wine cellar with climate controlled bottle storage, dry cleaning services, and complimentary BART and Caltrain shuttle services. The building's also LEED certified.

5. The Presidio Residences, Presidio

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558 Presidio Boulevard, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
San Francisco, CA 94129

This is your chance to live in a national park. One of the many appeals of living in the Presidio is how quiet it is, but you're just a short walk or drive away from the action of neighborhoods like the Marina or the Richmond District. There's a plethora of different housing options available, including 6-bedroom homes. Rents currently start at $2,500. Renters have access to a swimming pool, roof deck, fitness center, garages, and obviously plenty of acres of outdoor space.

6. 388 Beale Street, South Beach

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388 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

388 Beale Street apartments offer up ample sunlight and tons of closet space. Apartments also feature in-unit laundry. Select apartments offer wood burning fireplaces and balconies. Right now there are 1- and 2-bedroom units available starting at $3,448.

7. Carmel Rincon, South Beach

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88 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

If you and your pooch want to get up close and personal with San Francisco's waterfront, Carmel Rincon is a great option. There are two high-rise towers that loom over the Embarcadero waterfront. Right now there are 1- and 2-bedroom units available, starting at $3,055. Some of the apartments have highlights like private blanches and walk-in closets. Building amenities include concierge services, laundry center on-site (but not in-unit), on-site grocery store, roof-top terraces and patios.

8. Fillmore Center, Western Addition

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1475 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

The Fillmore Center currently has 1-, 2-bedroom homes available for rent starting at $1,995. We're particularly fond of this property because of the vast green space, which include gardens, courtyards, waterfalls and picnic areas. Another great building amenity is the fitness center.

9. Geary Courtyard, Tenderloin

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639 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Geary Courtyard is a great building if you're a student, because it's within walking distance of the Academy of Art, Art Institute and FIDM (not to mention the shops of Union Square). There's on site laundry and a fitness center. Right now there are studio and one bedroom apartments available, starting at $2,095.

10. NortPoint Apartments, North Beach

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2211 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

With summer just around the corner, why not consider a place with an outdoor pool (yes, it's heated)? NorthPoint Apartments is currently offering a special of half off your first month's rent. Building amenities include a roof deck, fitness center, swimming pool, and onsite management. There are studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available, starting at $2,140.

11. Parkmerced

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3711 19th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

Parkmerced sits on acres of land. There are lawns galore, gardens, tree-lined streets, playgrounds and trails. There are both townhouse and garden apartments available, starting at $1,693 for a studio. A 3-bed, 2-bath rental is going for $$3,099.

12. Soma at 788, SoMa

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788 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Soma at 788 is in the heart of SoMa, and within walking distance of all the neighborhood's attractions. Building amenities include two business centers, conference room, onsite shopping, and covered parking. Right now there are studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available starting at $2,300.

13. Pacific Place, Daly City

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2665 Geneva Avenue
Daly City, CA 94014

Pacific Place is great for someone who needs to be near San Francisco but doesn't actually want to live in it. The building's Daly City's newest development, and it's nestled at the base of the San Bruno Mountains. The units were designed as condos, so there's top tier features and amenities. Right now there are 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments available starting at $2,025.

14. The Pinnacle, Tendernob

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899 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

The Pinnacle at Nob Hill is a 19-story high-rise that's a mix of studios, and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. Unit highlights include hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. Rent starts at $2,195 per month.

15. 2000 Post Street, Lower Pacific Heights

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2000 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

2000 Post offers rentals with large bay windows, sleeping alcoves (for studios), walk-in closets, and open floor plans. Right now studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments are available starting at $2,158.

16. Archstone South Market, SoMa

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1 Saint Francis Place
San Francisco, CA 94107

Let's get the most important news out of the way: there's a dog park on site. Now then, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments are currently available starting at $3,135. Building amenities include a heated pool and spa, fitness center, and picnic areas with BBQ.

1. Potrero Launch, Potrero Hill

2235 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Potrero Launch has 196 residential lofts that span from studios to two bedrooms with 2.5 bathrooms. Right now there are lofts available starting at $2,425. Potrero Launch is comprised of two historic brick warehouses on Third Street and new buildings on Third and Illinois streets 19th and 20th streets. The building's unique oversized windows provide the bulk of the units with bay and city views. The interiors are a nice mix of contemporary urban design and raw materials like concrete and wood. Amenities include concierge services, on-site childcare center, indoor parking, landscaped rooftop with a sun deck, spa and grill area, fitness center with adjoining yoga center, and an open-air Zen garden.

2235 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

2. Argenta, Civic Center

1 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Alright, well. Argenta's slogan is "Center Yourself." Perhaps it has something to do with it's central location? "Be in the center of where the big decision are made, milestones are celebrated and where the arts are taken to new heights." Ah, there it is. This is because of the building's close proximity to City Hall, UN Plaza and the Opera House. It's a 20-story building. There are 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available starting at $3,094. Building amenities include a start-of-the-art fitness center, resident lounge with movie screen, garden terrace and concierge services.

1 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

3. Ava, Tendernob

965 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

"The new apartment living space that lets you live like you want — awesome. Inspired by the 'hood, powered by the residents." So there's that. AVA is definitely marketed to the young, hip, and alternative professional crowd. There are studios and 1- and 2-bedroom units available starting at $2,125. Some of the units are tricked out with chalk board walls in select areas. Building amenities include a fitness center, "outdoor chill space with lava heat," grill and picnic area, dog run on site, and assigned parking. There's also "Wi-Fi in chill spaces."

965 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

4. The Ashton, Bayview

301 Executive Park Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94124

For those who want to live way the hell out there,Ashton is for you. It's extremely close to Candlestick Park, which will be demolished after the 49ers play their final season this year. We hear that this is a great place to live if you have a car and are willing to drive everywhere, since there's very little retail or restaurants in the neighborhood. The building's mighty popular, so right now inventory's low. There are 2-bed, 2-bath units currently available starting at $3,393. There are very low deposits. Building amenities include a fitness club with "aqua bar," outdoor fire pit and lounge, a resident wine cellar with climate controlled bottle storage, dry cleaning services, and complimentary BART and Caltrain shuttle services. The building's also LEED certified.

301 Executive Park Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94124

5. The Presidio Residences, Presidio

558 Presidio Boulevard, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA 94129

This is your chance to live in a national park. One of the many appeals of living in the Presidio is how quiet it is, but you're just a short walk or drive away from the action of neighborhoods like the Marina or the Richmond District. There's a plethora of different housing options available, including 6-bedroom homes. Rents currently start at $2,500. Renters have access to a swimming pool, roof deck, fitness center, garages, and obviously plenty of acres of outdoor space.

558 Presidio Boulevard, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
San Francisco, CA 94129

6. 388 Beale Street, South Beach

388 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

388 Beale Street apartments offer up ample sunlight and tons of closet space. Apartments also feature in-unit laundry. Select apartments offer wood burning fireplaces and balconies. Right now there are 1- and 2-bedroom units available starting at $3,448.

388 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

7. Carmel Rincon, South Beach

88 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

If you and your pooch want to get up close and personal with San Francisco's waterfront, Carmel Rincon is a great option. There are two high-rise towers that loom over the Embarcadero waterfront. Right now there are 1- and 2-bedroom units available, starting at $3,055. Some of the apartments have highlights like private blanches and walk-in closets. Building amenities include concierge services, laundry center on-site (but not in-unit), on-site grocery store, roof-top terraces and patios.

88 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

8. Fillmore Center, Western Addition

1475 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

The Fillmore Center currently has 1-, 2-bedroom homes available for rent starting at $1,995. We're particularly fond of this property because of the vast green space, which include gardens, courtyards, waterfalls and picnic areas. Another great building amenity is the fitness center.

1475 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

9. Geary Courtyard, Tenderloin

639 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Geary Courtyard is a great building if you're a student, because it's within walking distance of the Academy of Art, Art Institute and FIDM (not to mention the shops of Union Square). There's on site laundry and a fitness center. Right now there are studio and one bedroom apartments available, starting at $2,095.

639 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

10. NortPoint Apartments, North Beach

2211 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

With summer just around the corner, why not consider a place with an outdoor pool (yes, it's heated)? NorthPoint Apartments is currently offering a special of half off your first month's rent. Building amenities include a roof deck, fitness center, swimming pool, and onsite management. There are studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available, starting at $2,140.

2211 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

11. Parkmerced

3711 19th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

Parkmerced sits on acres of land. There are lawns galore, gardens, tree-lined streets, playgrounds and trails. There are both townhouse and garden apartments available, starting at $1,693 for a studio. A 3-bed, 2-bath rental is going for $$3,099.

3711 19th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

12. Soma at 788, SoMa

788 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Soma at 788 is in the heart of SoMa, and within walking distance of all the neighborhood's attractions. Building amenities include two business centers, conference room, onsite shopping, and covered parking. Right now there are studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available starting at $2,300.

788 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

13. Pacific Place, Daly City

2665 Geneva Avenue, Daly City, CA 94014

Pacific Place is great for someone who needs to be near San Francisco but doesn't actually want to live in it. The building's Daly City's newest development, and it's nestled at the base of the San Bruno Mountains. The units were designed as condos, so there's top tier features and amenities. Right now there are 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments available starting at $2,025.

2665 Geneva Avenue
Daly City, CA 94014

14. The Pinnacle, Tendernob

899 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

The Pinnacle at Nob Hill is a 19-story high-rise that's a mix of studios, and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. Unit highlights include hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. Rent starts at $2,195 per month.

899 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

15. 2000 Post Street, Lower Pacific Heights

2000 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

2000 Post offers rentals with large bay windows, sleeping alcoves (for studios), walk-in closets, and open floor plans. Right now studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments are available starting at $2,158.

2000 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

16. Archstone South Market, SoMa

1 Saint Francis Place, San Francisco, CA 94107

Let's get the most important news out of the way: there's a dog park on site. Now then, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments are currently available starting at $3,135. Building amenities include a heated pool and spa, fitness center, and picnic areas with BBQ.

1 Saint Francis Place
San Francisco, CA 94107