A maze on the roof.

100 First Street Rooftop

Matthew Lew
Apr 27, 2015 · 3 min read
5 minutes from Montgomery Station

Take the streetside stairs up, and you’ll find yourself in a whole new place. A maze of planters and water features allow anyone to melt desk stress.

100 First Street


How to Access
Walk on Mission Street between 1st street and 2nd, and walk up the stairs that sit between the office building and the parking garage.

Pre-fixed wood benches and complementary tables are placed among the corners and nooks of the linear concrete blocks. The roof’s welcoming size keeps intimate conversations at personal distance.

On Mission Street, you’ll find the POPOS sign that marks it’s location. Different versions of this sign exists depending on when it was built.

Don’t forget to bring lunch. Places nearby:

100 First Street

“This SoMa spot features five pie options from Trenton Tomato with mozzarella, parmesan, and sauce on top, to California styles (like asparagus).” — SFist

“Skip the long lines at lunch and order a pre-made salad.” — Ben C.

“Great Deviled Egg Salad Sandwich — with bacon, avocado and peppadewpeppers” — Greg V.


A guide to SF’s Privately Owned Public Open Spaces. #sfpopos.

Matthew Lew

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Design Infrastructure @DoorDash . Previously @GametimeUnited @Medium & @Eventbrite . I go to way too many concerts. 🏳️‍🌈 Love Brutalism.



A guide to SF’s Privately Owned Public Open Spaces. #sfpopos.

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