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Fillmore Center Apartments

1475 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
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City Average
02/08/14
Resident

I have recently moved in to Fillmore Center and I believe that Fillmore Center is one of the best location and nice apartments in San Francisco. The Fillmore center has a very quiet and nice neighborhood as well as easy access… Full Review ▶

10/23/13
Resident

An awesome neighborhood to live in. The area has got the Safeway store , restaurants , bars and clubs. The public transportation is frequent. There is a police station nearby also. Full Review ▶

10/23/13
Prospective Resident

The Fillmore center is pretty much a very safe and silent place to live in ..u get almost everything nearby starting from Safeway to McDonald's subway and Starbucks too.. Full Review ▶

03/14/13
Resident

oh my god! looks is so deceiving. don't dare renting any apartments in this complex. they are horrible especially carlos! and the security is arrogant -------s. you will always have to deal with bad attitude. and you know what its not… Full Review ▶

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10/05/12
Resident

If I could give this place no stars, that would be my selection. Ill start with the general area. It's in a very shady area surrounded by low income housing but yet the rent is through the roof, go figure. The… Full Review ▶

06/07/12
Resident

- slow and un-attentive service, from receptionist all the way up to general and community managers - overwhelming aroma of marijuana and cigarette smoke filling the corridors and seeping into the adjoining apartment units - large college-student population who likes to… Full Review ▶

07/04/11
Resident

I signed my lease at the Fillmore Center a month ago, and was excited about living in a vibrant area with a well-kept community. Shock on me! I was extremely disappointed by these things: 1) Exorbitant rent: > $1650 for a… Full Review ▶

06/06/11
Resident

I have lived here for about a year now and have deeply regretted moving in since my first week.... 1) Within 3 days of my moving-in, the towel rack in my bathroom came off (not a big deal but pretty annoying,… Full Review ▶

03/22/11
Resident

Living at the Fillmore Center was a horrendous one-year experience. Lowlights: -Lost my packages multiple times with no explanation; one guy actually told me to call Amazon and tell them to ship me another one. -Loud fire alarms several times a… Full Review ▶

04/27/10
Resident

Arriving in San Francisco, I was quite impressed with the facilities and grounds that made up the Filmore center. And this was before the plaza renovation. The buildings were beautiful, the small parks in the interior of the grounds were serene… Full Review ▶

03/03/10
Resident

One of the best deals in San Francisco ! We have been looking for a place for months now, and so are able to compare the Fillmore Center to the many, many flats / apartments we checked out in good neighborhoods… Full Review ▶

09/19/09
Resident

The Fillmore Center is a scandal. This place has no class, morals, or integrity. For a luxury apartment you would think you wouldn't have to fear burgularies but that's not the case at in this ghetto fabulous complex. The security is… Full Review ▶

07/13/09
Resident

I've lived at the Fillmore Center for almost 4 years, i've moved with in the complex twice. I like living here. it's not the best or cheep by any means. I have a parking space in one of the vast under… Full Review ▶

07/02/09
Resident

As I sit here writing, I'm being FORCED to listen to "Dirty Dancing" being played at a very loud volume from outside my window. If I wanted to listen to my own TV or stereo, I would have to crank it… Full Review ▶

05/30/09
Resident

Not only was my furniture stolen from the lobby on the move in, stuf stolen out of the laundry room, but recently my car was broken into (rear window of SUV smashed) while parked in the small,allegedly secure adjacent garage for… Full Review ▶

04/14/09
Resident

You can do better, trust me. The security here is my biggest complaint. People who don't live here walk in and out of this place, behind residents as they enter. Security guards either aren't watching or just don't care. There may… Full Review ▶

02/20/09
Resident

I've lived at FCA for the last 8 months. It's really not bad. Rent's a little high ($2410 for a 2/2), since a lot of the comparable apartments they have on the market now are going for about $2k. I live… Full Review ▶

01/24/09
Resident

What you are missing in these comments is which street and which building. FCA has numerous building on numerous streets. Those living in dense urban areas for decades can tell you some things you should understand, which FCA has nothing to… Full Review ▶

11/26/08
Resident

I lived in the fillmore center for two years from 2006-2008. I think some of the reviews are unnecessarily harsh, the place is hardly a hellhole. I lived in one of the penthouses which was quite nice actually it had a… Full Review ▶

11/22/08
Resident

The only reason to live here is if you have pets. The apartments are outdated, the neighborhood is questionable. My furniture was stolen from inside the lobby as I was moving in, and management/security was virtually non responsive. My neighbor had… Full Review ▶

10/17/08
Resident

I have positive experience. We live in a clean apartment with w/d. Our apartment is conveniently located to every place in SF. We have pets and pay pet rent but we keep our animals clean, so I know we will receive… Full Review ▶

05/31/08
Resident

I once dismissed it at firecrackers going off in the middle of the night... but then I realized it wasn't 4th of July. Do NOT live here. The rent is reasonable by fmv standards, but too high for all the crap… Full Review ▶

05/27/08
Resident

This is so typical. I lived at FCA and liked my studio, but the people in residence there, for the most part, are very dissatisfied. It's too bad. FCA, how much lower can your rate of satisfaction go? You really should… Full Review ▶

01/04/08
Resident

..what can i say about TFC that has not been said yet. 1 more thing, last week 2 guys got gun down at 04.00 am right in from of my old apt. (wich by the way i moved even before my… Full Review ▶

12/31/07
Resident

After 2 years, it time to get out. One of the two elevators in the Turk street building is out at least once a month. The elevators and lobby is dirty. The stairwells have graffiti up and down them. The grass… Full Review ▶

12/14/07
Resident

I started living in the center, because i needed a place right away after my divorce,this place (apartments, area, management, staff) all is beyond horrible!!!...rent is extremely expensive. 1450 for a studio, (and they called jr. 1 bedroom) you gotta pay… Full Review ▶

10/23/07
Resident

This place is not worth the money. It's too expensive to be living in the ghetto. Repairs take forever, and fees and charges keep going up. Our friends who also live in this bldg. had their rent go up over $100… Full Review ▶

10/22/07
Resident

Nothing but lies from an inepted leasing staff (the management should be studied). Many discrimination violations!!! The Parking office is another complete nightmare. Just save your time and don't look at this property. Full Review ▶

10/21/07
Resident

I've lived at the Fillmore Center for little more than 3 1/2 years and after reading enough of these reviews, I thought that I'd add my two cents. I lived one year in the T2 building on the 11th floor (at… Full Review ▶

10/21/07
Resident

been here for 2 years, everything has been great. live on turk street tower with a great view and it's convenient to everything, parking is cheaper than anywhere else in the city (for now) and the shuttle to downtown is great… Full Review ▶

07/27/07
Resident

I've lived at TFC for almost a year. We have a dog and two cats, so when we couldn't find a place that allowed our pets we moved to TFC at the last minute. It's been... well... a hard year. We… Full Review ▶

07/26/07
Resident

When I moved in, I was new to the area and suffering sticker shock at the cost of SF rent. My roommate and I occupied a penthouse unit with 2 master suites. The layout was appealing (own bathrooms) and the unit… Full Review ▶

07/26/07
Resident

this was THE WORST WORST WORST place i have EVER lived! management is basically --------..they don't do anything, i mean NOTHING! the apartments have zero charm, metal framed doors, cheap everything, nasty carpets, nasty cabinets, elevators that don't work, i can… Full Review ▶

07/23/07
Resident

If ANYONE writes a positive review about this place they are being paid to do it!!! No one has a positive experience in this ---- hole they sell as luxury apartments. Here is what "luxury" means to these scammers: - scummy,… Full Review ▶

07/18/07
Resident

Loved it. Great place. Full Review ▶

07/12/07
Resident

I lived in this hell-hole for over 2 years. My apartment was robbed, I heard gunfire almost daily, elevators are always breaking down, and the so-called "management" is a joke! They don't respond to you unless you supposedly owe them money.… Full Review ▶

06/30/07
Resident

I lived at TFC when i first moved up to san francisco, 4 years ago. I didn't know which was a nice area, and which wasn't. I THOUGHT the apartment was going to be nice in a nice area (I saw… Full Review ▶

05/20/07
Resident

I love living here, but I have to move to Berkeley. I will miss the convenient-to-everything location; my quiet, comfortable apartment; the cat policy; the fabulous shuttle service to the Financial District and back; the tree outside my window; the grocery… Full Review ▶

03/01/07
Resident

amazing views and really affordable for this city. love the shuttle - so much nicer than riding a public bus. I can't believe someone thinks the fillmore is anywhere close to 1100 eddy - that's like 5 blocks away. it's great… Full Review ▶

02/13/07
Resident

The last 2 weeks have been fun near the Fillmore Center!

Recent shootings in and around San Francisco s Western Addition:

1 Jan. 27 Jamal Smith shot to death on 1100 block of Eddy Street.

2 Feb. 5 Drive-by shooting on… Full Review ▶

12/26/06
Resident

I have lived in The Fillmore Center for the past 4 years. I didn't even want to wait until the end of the month for my lease to be up to get out of there. Now I wanted to leave my… Full Review ▶

12/09/06
Resident

that's it folks. everything said is true. this place is ridiculous. Full Review ▶

10/20/06
Resident

After reading the several hundred reviews, I just had to see for myself. The management stuff puts on such a nice act, not to mention the hourly wage they expected me to work at. I mention the remarks and how I… Full Review ▶

10/10/06
Resident

Fun stuff - 2 blocks away.

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2 article sums up the neighborhood: gangsters and those not in gangs afraid to talk to the police to say who's doing the killings. Full Review ▶

10/05/06
Resident

gross. incompetent peeps that work here. they act like they are concerned when you move in, believe me IT WILL CHANGE. sign the ridic lease and then call and see the response. Full Review ▶

10/04/06
Resident

I spent two horrid years at the Fillmore (T1) in 1999 and 2000. Concrete walls? I could hear my neighbors talking through the walls, and the floor!! Through the floor!! The closet space in the bedroom is somehow connected with the… Full Review ▶

10/03/06
Resident

I have moved out after my year-long lease was up. The apartments are not good (concrete walls, shoddy workmanship, cheap materials) and overpriced. The management is not responsive. If you go on a tour of the property, you will see several… Full Review ▶

09/26/06
Resident

These apartments are terriblly overpriced. When I moved in a year ago my studio was $1300 and in a year it went up $285, to 1585!! Ridiculous! The apartments have no style and the cabinets are horrible cheap white formica. Even… Full Review ▶

09/22/06
Resident

My husband and I were among the first tenants in the first building when tfc opened in the fall of 1989. In fact, we moved in two weeks before the quake. By year 3 we were starting to have problems with… Full Review ▶

09/16/06
Resident

you will hear all the time. Just be careful. i would advise you come to the neighborhood at night before you think about renting here. The mgmnt isn't that great but what do you expect when you are promoting a dangerous… Full Review ▶

09/07/06
Resident

TFC is overpriced and now they seem to let anyone with a bank account live there. I'm not one for being selective, but TFC has really gone down hill from years past.

The watterfalls are never working and rent is crazy for… Full Review ▶

08/23/06
Resident

Fillmore is a long street. There are some great places on Upper Pacific Heights, Cow Hollow, and the Marina, but the FIllmore Center is not anywhere around those. It is on the same street, but it's literally on one of the… Full Review ▶

08/22/06
Resident

**UPDATE** Don't know if there is new management OR what, but after over 3 years of living here I'm moving out. They have raised my rent CONSISTENTLY by 10% each year for the past two years. This year, they wanted to… Full Review ▶

08/17/06
Resident

These killings both happened 2 blocks away with the last few weeks. One of the articles begins, "It started out as a call about an early morning shooting in San Francisco's Western Addition, nothing too out-of-the-ordinary for an often-troubled neighborhood."
http://cbs5.com/localwire/localfsnews/bcn/2006/08/16/n/Head… Full Review ▶

08/09/06
Resident

I used to work at the Fillmore Center and am here to confirm all the negative postings I see, or at least many.

One thing that anyone that can read will agree with is that the building's construction has had a VERY… Full Review ▶

08/08/06
Resident

Rent is jacked up at every renewel, but the building contiues to depreciate at a rapid rate. This place is just extremely poorly maintained because management doesn't care. Things never get fixed, literally. I'm not sure how the "ghetto" folks can… Full Review ▶

08/03/06
Resident

This building is surrounded by low rent housing. But this building is supposed to be a fortress against all of that. Ironically, the feeling inside this building is almost pretty much the same as outside. It is just one ghetto ---… Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

I lived at the Fillmore Center for a bit. I can only reinforce what the previous review stated, and add my own horror story of the entire closet system -- shelves and ll -- which came crashing down one fine day.… Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

I lived here for 3 years. We have had numerous issues with the building and management. I will list some here:

* Our car was stolen from within the parking garage. The car even had a dead battery, so the thieves had… Full Review ▶

06/12/06
Resident

I wish I had time to write all the various numerous instances where I have been bumped on phone, in person from office to office person to person in this beaurocratic nightmare that is The Fillmore Center but I am spending… Full Review ▶

05/31/06
Resident

Place stinks, plain and simple. The tenants suck, the management sucks, the neighborhood sucks. There's no way I'd recommend this place. Cya. Full Review ▶

05/23/06
Resident

I looked at the two bed two bath. It has a very large balcony and is on the penthouse level. The staff was very nice and pleasant. After reading this database, I did some investigation on crime on my own.

I… Full Review ▶

05/16/06
Resident

After many delays (city) the Shebah Lounge is finally opened. Right outside my front door, I can crawl back home if needed. On Fillmore at the corner of the building.

I love jazz and blues (all music actually) but find most clubs… Full Review ▶

05/09/06
Resident

Close to a lot of convenieces...right off the #38 and #17 bus lines Full Review ▶

04/15/06
Resident

I've been living in a penthouse apartment in the fillmore ctr. for almost a year now. My roomate and her boyfriend were the ones who originally gave the OK on the place but ironically she's now the one that is digusted… Full Review ▶

04/14/06
Resident

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Full Review ▶

04/12/06
Resident

the fillmore is great. don't be scared and stop being so ignorant. we live in SF where there are crazy people everwhere. fillmore is in the middle of everything. the people are nice and friendly, even the dogs!! the apartements are… Full Review ▶

03/30/06
Resident

living at the FC, what a nightmare. i am not ignorant, a fool or racist. murfy- it seems that what you have to say is that people are of not right mind, that they can't spell and then you just attack… Full Review ▶

03/27/06
Resident

Someone tried to break into my apt. There are several crackheads that live and sell drugs on my floor. I would not be surprised if they were the ones that tried to break in to my place. Also, the apt is… Full Review ▶

03/25/06
Resident

For San Francisco this is a bad neighborhood. The other reviews are true. I have been living hear for the past 14 months and I am gone in a week. Dollar for dollar the rent is fair, until your lease expires… Full Review ▶

03/11/06
Resident

Not happy living there. They lie to me when I moved in. the supposed to paint one of my walls. I been to the office many many time to remind them left messages for this lady named Sharai or something like… Full Review ▶

03/06/06
Resident

My experience as a resident at the Fillmore Center has been not so impressive.

At first, all was swell...the building seemed to be well maintained and the location was in close proximity to Club One fitness, Safeway, Blockbuster, and great dining. Any… Full Review ▶

03/05/06
Resident

If you choose to live here, be aware there are shootings nightly. It is one of the most dangerous areas in the city.

http://www.cbs5.com/localwire/localfsnews/bcn/2006/ Full Review ▶

02/27/06
Resident

A friend of mine was mugged a half a block from my front door. My girlfriend was chased by a homeless guy.

They attempted to take my sec deposit but I had an attorney get it back for me.

Another friend of mine… Full Review ▶

02/18/06
Resident

I lived there for a year. I lived on the 15th floor, just one below penthouse level. Now, I have no personal grudge- I have lived in a great many apartments.. This review will be absolutely as honest and objective as… Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

Initially, I was freaked out by the city setting, but soon grew to enjoy it. My company rents a studio here & I was preparing myself to live in a very cramped space. I was pleasantly surprised to find the unit… Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

I do not feel safe here at all. I wish I could afford to break my lease. The fillmore center is soo bad that I find myself not wanting to go outside to get groceries in fear of getting robbed or… Full Review ▶

02/10/06
Resident

I highly do NOT recommend the Fillmore Center Apartments. We went on vacation for about a month and came back to our apartment completely damaged. At first I thought we were robbed, but then I noticed that half the carpet in… Full Review ▶

02/02/06
Resident

WOW !!!! What a change !! As the neighborhood transitions to, truly, the JAZZ Center of SF, TFC is keeeping pace. The new coutyard is spectacular. This place continues to impress with it's commitment to improving the quality of life of… Full Review ▶

01/08/06
Resident

The only reason I live here is because my rent is under $1K for a 2-bedroom. They have no idea I still live here. I have been lease free for 2 years. Idiots.

If you have maintenance requests, you need to call… Full Review ▶

12/17/05
Resident

I recently found this site on a rainy day. I'm not suprised by all the negativity - I usually hear it everyday. To all the people drinking haterade out there: I work downtown and I do not work for the Fillmore… Full Review ▶

12/12/05
Resident

The only reason I moved here in the first place is because I have a dog. I knew it was a questionable neighborhood but I did not know that it was going to be this horrific. Full Review ▶

12/06/05
Resident

Please research SF and find a better deal for the amout of money that you have to pay for this nasty complex. Full Review ▶

12/06/05
Resident

I lived at the Fillmore Center from 1997 to 1998. It was a nightmare even back then. The complex is surrounded by low rent projects. There are drug dealers, gangs, hookers, thugs, all around the Fillmore Center. No police around when… Full Review ▶

12/04/05
Resident

my apartment leaks due to a roof problem, and the resident service is slow and not helpful in response to this problem. by the way, the lease stated that they're not responsible for damages due to water leakage. Considering the building… Full Review ▶

11/28/05
Resident

First of all, we don't hate it... We are common folks who still see value in looking out for our neighbors... knock that... I once asked management
, as an employee, to consider hosting a community forum for reidents to address… Full Review ▶

11/24/05
Resident

Note the times of the most recent murders - 2:24 p.m. the day before Thanksgiving and 6:05 p.m. on November 17. I have included links to the news stories.

Turk & Pierce is one block away from the Fillmore Center
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/ & Eddy… Full Review ▶

11/20/05
Resident

This place is really bad. There are not enough adjectives to describe the nightmare that will begin upon lease signing. The management. maintenance, security etc. sucks as does the neighborhood. Cameras in the parking lot and at the building entrances are… Full Review ▶

11/19/05
Resident

I lived at the fillmore for 1 year and I had some bad experiences and some good ones, but it was much better that other places where I have lived. And why is it that everytime someone posts something positive on… Full Review ▶

11/19/05
Resident

To live in "the deadliest city area"!
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/ within blocks of where you live!
http://www.ktvu.com/news/5351412/detail.html

More crimes than you can count!
A bit of work here - but it's the SFPD's CrimeMaps
http://www.sfgov.org/site/police_index.asp?id= violence and gang activity!
http://www.sfexaminer.com/articles/2005/09/23/ really wrong with the Lower Fillmore?
http://www.sfweekly.com/issues/2005-09-21/news Full Review ▶

11/17/05
Resident

Ok, I have lived here for over a year. I love it. I think it's a fantastic deal on a highrise apartment. I have a great view, a large apartment and I have not had any problems since I have lived… Full Review ▶

11/08/05
Resident

I think that this is the worst place that I have ever lived. I was lied to upon signing the lease and continue to be lied to now. Do not live here, I wish that I had viewed this site before… Full Review ▶

11/06/05
Resident

Penthouse Bob is an actual resident... he's actually very nice and they always stop by and bring cookies and other favors to the staff. I'm sure they receive favors in return for their gestures, though I cannot prove it...

Supporting this claim… Full Review ▶

10/15/05
Resident

It is so odvious this was written by the Management. Who else would write something so lame. These people are a joke. Whatever you do don't move to the Fillmoe Center it is a Drag. All that glitters ain't gold. My… Full Review ▶

10/11/05
Resident

First of all, this review is subject to my personal opinion. Even before I became the tenant, I've been warned that there were shootings, burglaries, harrassments, and poor community issues (yet, I neglected those warnings). Overall, the management and the quality… Full Review ▶

10/03/05
Resident

I was evicted for not signing the puppet addendum. I have three Sesame Street Puppets (ok...I stole em from the set about 25 years ago and have held them hostage for that lon). One is Roosevelt Franklin, One is Guy Smiley… Full Review ▶

10/01/05
Resident

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09/30/05
Resident

I checked out the FC, and it did seem OK except that the salesperson seemed completely desperate for me to sign a lease immediately - in SF that is a big clue that something is wrong. When I asked what the… Full Review ▶

09/27/05
Resident

Mrs. Penthouse Bob speaking...

Could not get here in June like we had planned but visited several times and stayed on the property and waited until we could get what we wanted in the T1 building on the top floor!
We are excited… Full Review ▶

09/24/05
Resident

In addition to dozens "hidden charges", the Fillmore Center offers virtually nothing to renters--except disappointment and frustration. Service is absolutely horrible and the maintenence people are either former felons or idiots...or both. Do not even attempt to have anything repaired in… Full Review ▶

09/11/05
Resident

The building looks very pretty, but NOTHING about it is pretty. I lived in the Eddy building and there were dozens of drug dealers coming in and out of the building. Yeah, they tell you that it is secured entry because… Full Review ▶

08/16/05
Resident

Safeway and cute shops are within walking distance. Parking isn't too bad, I walways found something within a reasonable walking distance. I loved my apt. and my view. I was never harrassed by anybody. There is a wide mixture of people… Full Review ▶

08/15/05
Resident

The apartments are OK. And the staff members work hard to do what they can. But the neighborhood is awful.

What made the whole experience cross the edge for me was this ONE jerk who started shouting at me and my friend… Full Review ▶

08/04/05
Resident

I don't have my own dog but i'm always taking care of my brother's. They live in Fillmore and i'm there half the time anyway so i think i qualify to testify on their behalf. (I'm not even going to attempt… Full Review ▶

07/10/05
Resident

All those "yes" recommendations and positive reviews must be from the Fillmore Center Staff. I was thinking about living at the Fillmore Center but changed my mind after reading these horrible reviews. Urban living is one thing but bad management is… Full Review ▶

07/07/05
Resident

I live in the M2 building, that is the Club One building. It is located on Fillmore and O'Farrell and is located in the back part of the plaza well off the street. This building is very close to the leasing… Full Review ▶

06/24/05
Resident

My partner and I have been stuck with a 12 month lease which is expiring this August. We are paying double rent to get out of the FC.

We have not been accosted nor mugged yet, but the potential for such… Full Review ▶

06/17/05
Resident

all you scared people are just racist. too bad you think the fillmore center is ghetto because of the projects around there. people leave you alone and the apartment complex has a very secure program that helps keep weirdos and crackheads… Full Review ▶

06/10/05
Resident

I considered renting a place here but decided not to after reading these reviews. The 'sales' process (guided tour) prompted my suspicion because being in sales myself, I can recognize when a salesperson is desperate and uncomfortable. Comparing what was told… Full Review ▶

06/08/05
Resident

First off let me say that when I was first looking to rent @ the FC the rental staff treated me like I walked on water. As soon as I signed the lease----EVERYTHING changed almost over night. I have had various… Full Review ▶

05/16/05
Resident

Been away for a while. Lived here for 2 years until last June, when we had to go back to Phoenix for medical reasons. Posted as "Penthouse Bob" back then. So here's the pertinent data: I'm a Mortgage Broker doing business… Full Review ▶

05/10/05
Resident

Crime happens everywhere, Major metropolitan areas like San Francisco,Oakland, San Deigo, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Denver,Phoenix, ETC... have been and probably will continue to be a hot bed of problems including burglaries, robberies, murder, prostitution, illicit drugs and drug use, homelessness,… Full Review ▶

04/30/05
Resident

From: Fillmorecentersucks Date: 04/30/2005
The previous review is obvioulsy an employee of the fillmore center....bad politics...

And YES...much of the problems are the managment/fillmore centers fault/responsibility.

The SF Examiner reported that much of the break-ins are suspected to be "insider" jobs. Think about… Full Review ▶

04/27/05
Resident

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04/19/05
Resident

Jeez,
you would think no one has lived in an urban enviroment before.

Yes the Fillmore Center Has its faults they can only do so much, as can any apartment complex this size. the leasing agent told me this property has… Full Review ▶

03/15/05
Resident

California law does not require anything more than a 2 month notice to vacte. The management at The Fillmore Center are crooks with no soul for merely robbing countless of people of thousands of dollars.

It is against the law! They may… Full Review ▶

03/11/05
Resident

Nice apartment from inside but everything else sucks. There is no real entrance to our apartment. We have to enter through the parking garage. Visitors never find the apartment and you have to pick them up from the street.
The fire alam… Full Review ▶

03/10/05
Resident

I have lived her for about 7 months. On the upside is the actual apartment. It is quite nice and has a fire place and a washer/dryer. That is something that I would not find for what I am paying for… Full Review ▶

03/09/05
Resident

You need give 2 months notice, plus pay 2 months rent worth of "lease breaking fee" plus whatever you get for free (such as free one month rent or parking)when you signed the lease. Let's say if monthly rent is $2000,… Full Review ▶

03/06/05
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03/04/05
Resident

i can totally understand why so many ppl vilify the fillmore center since as a resident i have my (un)fair share of troubles too so i guess w/ this review i'll first start off w/ the positives.

Positives:

1. the bus. for those… Full Review ▶

02/23/05
Resident

Does management at Fillmore Center really think that their employees don't talk to their friends? Not only are employees expected to write phony reviews, but they also delete them from this site. So how does that work? Full Review ▶

02/23/05
Resident

This site it like comedy central. Its true I know a guy who works for the Fillmore Center and they have employees write phony reviews so real prospective renters wont run away. But do run. He can't wait to move. Not… Full Review ▶

02/22/05
Resident

I'm starting to think that some of the people posting here are the ones responsible for the dubious smells wafting down the hallways on the lower floors. Dog having to go to a shrink? The Fillmore Center deleting posts on a… Full Review ▶

02/18/05
Resident

For some reason I lived in the Fillmore ctr. for a year. Not only was the neighborhood difficult but the Fillmore Center staff was non-responsive to my issues making it an even worse situation. I had prequent noise issues that they… Full Review ▶

01/24/05
Resident

After all of the break-ins here more than 60, why is it that management does not provide special security locks for all residence and not just some. I requested the new security lock months ago. I still do not have one… Full Review ▶

01/21/05
Resident

The Fillmore Center Management asked a friend of mine who works at the Fillmore Center as a leasing agent to write fake reviews on this web site because people were writing such horiffic reviews. He told me he wrote one and… Full Review ▶

01/20/05
Resident

All I can tell anyone who considering moving to Da Fillmore Center is to research and check out the history of Cabrini Projects in Chicago IL, I belive Laramar is also from Chicago no wonder they are so much alike, gun… Full Review ▶

01/20/05
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Wow. You really must have far too much time on your hands to create a website (www.the fillmorecenter.4t.com) specifically devoted to complaining about the Fillmore Center. What good samaritan you are, pal. If you're so unhappy there, why don't you just… Full Review ▶

01/15/05
Resident

This place has the worst managment and highest crime rate of any complex in San Francisco. Visit the site above and call the SFPD for current crime statistics. Full Review ▶

12/16/04
Resident

Ok I wasn't going to waste my time writing this because I am moving out of here like tomorrow anyway but I just couldn't stand this place and thought I really needed to warn ppl abt it. I pay alot of… Full Review ▶

11/24/04
Resident

I heard a rumor that the Fillmore Center was being sold by a couple of friends who live there. I asked someone in the rental office if it was true and they told me they didn't know anything about it. Does… Full Review ▶

10/02/04
Resident

I have not yet leased an apartment at the center, but am wondering whether I should or not. How would your rate the current staff with regards to helpfulness, and the building with regards to safety? Full Review ▶

09/30/04
Resident

Management here actually facilitates crime. Yes, the geniuses who manage Fillmore Center leave notices of all sorts on your apartment door, wedged in between the doornobs. So guess what happens when you're away for a weekend? The burglars (who crawl around… Full Review ▶

09/19/04
Resident

Filches at Fillmore
Burglary epidemic hits famous complex.
By Alison Soltau | Staff Writer
Published on Friday, September 10, 2004
URL: http://www.examiner.com/article/index.cfm/i/091004n_fillmor this story | Print this page
The Fillmore Center, an attractive apartment complex in the heart of the Western Addition, is battling a burglary… Full Review ▶

09/16/04
Resident

Hi everyone, there's an article in the Examiner about crime at the Fillmore Center.

http://www.examiner.com/article/index.cfm/i/ think this may be useful. Full Review ▶

08/28/04
Resident

Reading about the reviews of the crime has me frightened and desperate to break the lease. Has anyone been through this, broke lease and got out under such frightening conditions? People getting shot and other things--I value my life and that… Full Review ▶

08/26/04
Resident

I can only agree with anybody whose experience with the Fillmore Center was awful, horrible, and terrible. I'm so glad because we are finally moving out after 2 years of frustration, changes in management, gun shots at night, and being fearful… Full Review ▶

08/24/04
Resident

The apartments are beautiful.
However the ambiance of the neighborhood is horrible and disgusting my car did get broken into four times!
Even worse the staff is rude, impatient, inattentive, not professional and make this apartment building a living hell.
Oh… Full Review ▶

08/18/04
Resident

I'm willing to accept that there are people who live here who actually enjoy it, but why they should come to this site to defend the place is beyond me. If you are happy where you live, why bother telling anyone?… Full Review ▶

07/29/04
Resident

We have lived here for a year and I can hardly wait for our lease to be up. We are definitely moving. If we had known what this neighborhood was like, we would never have moved here! The location is really… Full Review ▶

07/20/04
Resident

I am former tenant in Fillmore center and a plaintiff in a lawsuit against them about MOLD. I am claiming that myself and my infant daughter were made sick by the mold and that we had property damage.

If you… Full Review ▶

07/13/04
Resident

I just moved into The Fillmore Center and before I did i read all these reviews and was feaked out thinking what the heck did i get myself into, i'm just a little white, blonde hair girl! But things have been… Full Review ▶

07/07/04
Resident

I've lived here for three months, I should have never moved in! But the leasing staff said it was safe. Don't mind the crack smokers, the drunks, the whores and the homeless. I was an idiot. Don't make the same mistake.… Full Review ▶

06/16/04
Resident

If you are a sadistic person who gets off on getting their things taken from them, go ahead and live here. It's really sad because the apartment, grounds, and neighbors are nice and the fitness center is right below in our… Full Review ▶

06/15/04
Resident

I'm moving out at the end of July, but if I were staying in San Francisco, I would renew my lease.

My roommate and I live in Tower 3, on Turk St. in one of the penthouses. I have to… Full Review ▶

06/12/04
Resident

I wrote a review here a while back and thought I should update it. For what it's worth, I'm moving as soon as I can find a place to go. One shooting across the street, another a week later a few… Full Review ▶

06/08/04
Resident

To "Summary: It Sucks.": I'm "I'm renewing my lease." You just accused me of posting a fake review. What can I do, aside from posting my name and exact address, to prove that I'm a tenant? It ought to be obvious… Full Review ▶

06/06/04
Resident

Ok people, get ready: this is a positive review.

I've lived here for 13 months and I'm renewing my lease. I'm in a studio in M1 that's about 530 square feet. My old rent was $999 and the new rent… Full Review ▶

06/06/04
Resident

I am an actual tenant here, and I'm sick of the Fillmore Center's "hired gun PR" -------- postings trying to cover up the truth about this place. To put it straight--it SUCKS.

In the past few weeks there have been… Full Review ▶

06/03/04
Resident

Mt apt was broken in and I lost stuff worth thousand of dollars. A number of other apts on the same floor were broken in. Police and the security at the Fillmore center told me that there have been a number… Full Review ▶

05/31/04
Resident

After the 2 fatal shootings in 2 weeks, it is obvious to me that despite the feeble efforts by property management, this will never be a safe place to live. I applaud the entrance of 2 national chains in the area,… Full Review ▶

05/29/04
Resident

Well, another great day in SF. Tomorrow morning I'll take my free Fillmore Center canvas bag to the Fillmore Farmers Market across the street and load it up with goodies. Basement Betty probably won't be there: she says it's too expensive.… Full Review ▶

05/11/04
Resident

Great location. Opportunity to pay for parking. Low deposit. Seems like it should be good, but it's not.
The powers that be just couldn't make it any more difficult to live there. The office staff is unfriendly, barely competent. The woman… Full Review ▶

05/09/04
Resident

Out on bail, suspect held woman, child at gunpoint, police say.

By J.K. Dineen | Staff Writer, San Francisco Examiner
Published on Friday, May 7, 2004

In the moments before he was shot and killed by police, Cammerin Boyd… Full Review ▶

05/08/04
Resident

We've been living at the Fillmore Center for over one and a half years now, and have lived in two different units in the complex. We LOVE it here! Each time our lease expires, and we look at other units in… Full Review ▶

05/07/04
Resident

Yo !! Basement Betty!! I can assure you that Bob is an actual resident here. We are nearing the end of our 2nd lease and will be renewing for another year.

Great staff, always willing to help. Any repairs or… Full Review ▶

05/03/04
Resident

The old renewal agent for the Fillmore Center was utterly useless. Here's a person who continuosly gave the Fillmore Center a bad name such as never following up on carpet cleanings after lease renewal and mailing out renewal notices 5 months… Full Review ▶

05/01/04
Resident

I´ll be looking for Penthouse Bob and probably place kick his mutt onto Safeway´s roof! He is obviously a product of the Fillmore Center´s PR campaign to hide the ugly truth about this place. As an actual resident who has lived… Full Review ▶

04/30/04
Resident

SF Slaying Linked to Death of High School Student

Tue May 18, 9:12 PM ET

CBS5.com Staff

A slaying in San Francisco's Western Addition Tuesday was linked to another victim gunned down less than two weeks ago.
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04/27/04
Resident

Spring has sprung!!!! Got my free Farmers Market grocery bag courtesy of The Fillmore Center. I'll fill it up with great goodies every Saturday just across the street. Way more convenient than the market at the Ferry Building. Plus I don't… Full Review ▶

04/09/04
Resident

I see that the same old lame --- fired former employees are still showing up regularly to spew thier lies. Oh well, the anonymity of the internet you know.

Went to the Jazz District neighborhood meeting the other nite. Met… Full Review ▶

04/03/04
Resident

I had to laugh when I read the few glowing reviews about the dump called The Fillmore Center. Read those reviews for a good laugh yourself, as they were probably written by management desperately trying to keep the truth from unsuspecting… Full Review ▶

04/03/04
Resident

Well, I can see that there are people with nothing better to do than debunk an honest and well intentioned review.

I attended a meeting tonight about what´s in store for the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District and it was all… Full Review ▶

04/03/04
Resident

Today we´re going to learn about corporate shills. Can you say "shill"? Good for you!

Let´s start with this statement:

"I?m one of those residents so suprised by these negative reviews."

If you liked the fillmore center, why… Full Review ▶

03/21/04
Resident

To understand this review (and in turn understand this apartment complex) you must first read Bend Over... posted 3/11/04 and To the Moron who Posted the Review Below:, posted 11/01/03. Then ask yourselves three questions-



1.) Is there a correlation between… Full Review ▶

03/15/04
Resident

That posting was totally by managment and I lived at the fillmore for 1 year and worked in Marin County. I am an attorney and my friend and I had our purse snatched on the first night we moved in. If… Full Review ▶

03/11/04
Resident

Cost to Use Your Mastercard to Pay Rent: 2&1/2%

A Lost Electronic Key Replacement: $50

A Bounced Check Fee: $50

A Front Door Key Replacement: $5

Monthly Sewer, Trash, and Processing Charges: $30

Change Lost Given to Various Homeless, Vagrants,… Full Review ▶

02/26/04
Resident

Beautiful apartment setting, they offer alot of amenities to the residents, and the area is in a rapid progressive state. I have to admit I was a little intimidated by the area, it was a little over whelming. However, I think… Full Review ▶

02/23/04
Resident

I have lived here for over a year and I have to agree this place is a slum, and the surrounding area is the projects where we regularly hear gunshots and see cars getting broken into, even with the Police station… Full Review ▶

02/13/04
Resident

I checked out these apartments when I first moved to San Fran about 6 months ago. The apartments were clean and nice looking, but the staff was a mess. I was promised 12 months free parking, but after I signed my… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

Before moving into the Fillmore Center I read all the negative comments here and figured it had to be just a few bad apples spoiling the whole bunch (I guess this is pretty common when it comes to a complex with… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

The Fillmore Center is an extremely nice place to live. My company is considering renting some corporate apartments here for our out of town clients and employees who are here often on business. I called last week to check out their… Full Review ▶

02/08/04
Resident

As a 2nd year resident, I was offended by the alleged tenant who posted on 1-7 regarding, among other things, the closure of the Pizza Hut. How will I ever live without it????



I guess I?ll just have to frequent… Full Review ▶

02/04/04
Resident

Positives:
1) Close to all places in SFO like financial center, mission district, etc.
2) Very near to safeway. Grocery shopping is not a pain.
3) Rents are low.
4) Safe area
5) Operates a free shuttle to fin. district, so… Full Review ▶

01/28/04
Resident

I´ve been here for 10 years. My two bedroom, 2 bath apt is a floor below the penthouses. Management has spent millions of dollars keeping the building safe and lovely. There is six inches of concrete between floors and walls. The… Full Review ▶

01/23/04
Resident

I have been here for 2 months now, sir. Please come to tell me why they have not come down-in-the-rent. I like it here, yes. Very good service froom the departtment. Full Review ▶

01/23/04
Resident

Nice location in San Francisco, but I can´t wait for my lease to end...Rent way to high for area...if you have a car forget about it..parking is 170 per month...Nice units but not worth the money compared to others in San… Full Review ▶

01/19/04
Resident

Place was a disaster. I moved from the east coast and I needed a place QUICK! Hight of .com boom, things were crazy. Ended up here it was terrible. The Cable sucks, they have their own cable company. My fiance ended… Full Review ▶

01/07/04
Resident

I am an actual tenant, I?m embarrassed to say - and I would recommend to any potential apartment seeker to stay away from this hellhole. You can clearly see from the majority of reviewers on this site that The Fillmore Center… Full Review ▶

01/03/04
Resident

To the previous poster (megablasto)



Get out of here then. Leave.



Still like it. Still nice big throbbing sexy units. Full Review ▶

01/02/04
Resident

I have been looking for a new place for about a month. I´ll be moving March 1st. I have been to lots of places and so far I like this one the most. The rental agent has been very helpful and… Full Review ▶

01/02/04
Resident

#1: they?re always anonymous! (RINNNGGG!)



#2: they only have good things to say, nothing is wrong here! (DINNNGGG!)



#3: they?re short and vague (Example of total review: "Nice, big sexy units. That?s why I like living here.") (RINNGGY DINNNGG!)… Full Review ▶

12/30/03
Resident

I am currently looking for an apartment to rent in San Francisco, I am comming in from the East coast. I was impressed that the building was new, pet friendly and had so many amenities. However, after reading these complaints I… Full Review ▶

12/30/03
Resident

You love me and miss me...admit it! A HA HA HA HA HAHHHHHHH!!!!

Oh man I crack myself up.






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12/28/03
Resident

Someone referred me to this site so I can shop around using reviews. I am a little embarrassed that I am participating in this "--- for tat" match between tenants and mgmt. It seems like there is one pissed tenant, one… Full Review ▶

12/17/03
Resident

When I decided to move to a more central location in San Francisco, Iwasn´t going to make the move until I found a place that fulfilled the "top ten" things that were most important to me in a new home. The… Full Review ▶

12/10/03
Resident

One question for those complaining here: when you previewed the property and signed your lease, were you on crack? Didn´t you visit the place during the day and in the evening? Did you drive around the neighborhood? Did you take a… Full Review ▶

12/09/03
Resident

Breaking lease just to move to a much nicer and SAFER neighborhood. When we moved out here we never did our research on the neighborhood. The security is a joke, they try to hit on every girl that walks by them..(how… Full Review ▶

12/07/03
Resident

I really like living at The Fillmore Center its alot nicer than some of the other places I´ve lived atin the Bay Area and the price is not super expecsive. People seem, over very nice. Full Review ▶

11/26/03
Resident

What ever you do, read the majority of these postings! You will notice that the Fillmore Center is adding its own fake ones to mislead people.

I currently live in one of the towers, and its pure hell. I do… Full Review ▶

11/26/03
Resident

...and they´re not "fake posts." Surely, those of you that feel such emotion and hatred towards the Fillmore Center (which is funny and peculiar in itself) don´t intend to suggest that out of the 1,114 apartments here, and all of the… Full Review ▶

11/25/03
Resident

Whats not to like? 2br penthouse with amazing views. Walk to everything: restaurants, jazz & blues clubs including John Lee Hooker´s Boom Boom Room, Safeway, wine merchants, post office. Muni at the front door to anywhere in the city. 10 minutes… Full Review ▶

11/24/03
Resident

I´m a working professional, single female. I have lived here at The Fillmore Center for over a year now. I love it here. I have lived in several wonderful apartments all over the country and I must say that this just… Full Review ▶

11/24/03
Resident

I moved to The Fillmore Center when I sold my home in San Mateo. I hadn´t lived in an apartment since I was in college and I didn´t think I would like it as much as my house. From the very… Full Review ▶

11/24/03
Resident

My two bedroom townhome is a perfect setup for having a roommate. We both have separate entrances, which is great because of our different schedules. It´s nice having a trash chute outside my door.

Summer time in the city is… Full Review ▶

11/24/03
Resident

Pros: Excellent location; convenient to most things in SF. Easy to get downtown. Buildings are solid; mostly concrete walls. Courtyard and waterfall attractive; well kept. My experience with maintenance: responsive and good quality. Have noticed more attention to detail in last… Full Review ▶

11/20/03
Resident

Okay, we´ve heard all the wonderful and not so wonderful comments, as a resident. Here´s my not so happy comments....As a former employee, who tried to make some changes, lets talk.

Elevators - stink and are vandalized. Why? Do you… Full Review ▶

11/18/03
Resident

I think people realize that many of these negative posts are from people looking to be miserable about anything (we all know the type). Not putting everyone in that basket, but surely some of you who´d rather not live at The… Full Review ▶

11/12/03
Resident

What lousy cable said is true. in addition to that, the basic castle cable oftenly dead for couple minutes almost every day.



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11/07/03
Resident

The previous posting is obviously written by the Fillmore Center?s ?fine? staff. It shows the great care they take to shaft their tenants?even online.

As testament to the Fillmore Center?s poor management, just look at all the satellite dishes all over… Full Review ▶

11/01/03
Resident

...the place is plain and simple.





Plain and simple. Full Review ▶

10/21/03
Resident

Truly, truly, truly, the laziest, most iconsiderate, useless, forgetfull, incompetent group of people I´ve ever seen run an apartment complex. They´re procedures are overly-complex and arbitrary, which we´re all used to in the 21st century, but even they staff doesn´t know… Full Review ▶

10/21/03
Resident

A couple of things about the Fillmore Center. As with most things, it is a mixed bag. My roommate and I have a penthouse, so maybe we don´t experience some of what the other folks worry about. But here´s my .02.… Full Review ▶

10/11/03
Resident

I currently live at the fillmore center. In a moment of boredom surfing the web I found this website.

After reading a few of the reviews. I have to ask myself if any of these people have ever lived in… Full Review ▶

08/28/03
Resident

I haven't rented here yet, but I'm wondering if all these complaints ring genuine, or if they're the same whiner has a chip on his/her/its shoulder? Full Review ▶

08/03/03
Resident

I too worked at the Fillmore years ago, for about a year. It was a difficult job for me, morally, so I decided to leave. Basically, I felt that no matter how hard I tried, no matter how much damage control… Full Review ▶

07/26/03
Resident

AS A TEEN I LIVED IN THE PROJECTS ON TURK STREET A BLOCK FROM FILLMORE. I WAS FORTUNATE TO GET A COLLEGE EDUCATION AND A SUBSEQUENT GOOD PAYING JOB. MOVED OUT AND NEVER LOOKED BACK.

THIS WAS OVER 30 YEARS… Full Review ▶

07/17/03
Resident

Where to begin, I moved into the war zone when it first opened in the early 90s´. Here´s a recap of my numerous adventures:

In 1995, while washing my car someone stole my bag which contained my keys. Later that… Full Review ▶

07/06/03
Resident

If you had to live here, live in M1 (O´farrell and Fillmore) on the odd-side (facing the back courtyard) and it will be very peaceful and quiet. That´s all I recommend. You won´t get the noise from the ghetto-blasting gangstas cruising… Full Review ▶

07/04/03
Resident

This is a good apartment and seems like a high-standard apartment. And it is convinient for resident here buying foods from saveway.But its really scary when you are walking at the street that homeless people surrounding you.And it is really noisy… Full Review ▶

06/19/03
Resident

Well I´ve been a resident of the Fillmore center for over a year, and quite hoenstly I haven´t had that many problems.

I live in Tower one, or T1, haven´t had ANY of the problems everyone else seems to be… Full Review ▶

05/27/03
Resident

The Fillmore Center is by far the worst place I?ve ever lived. Last month my neighbor?s apartment was robbed, and the following day I heard someone was stabbed in the hallway! I went online to check the crime rate in the… Full Review ▶

05/26/03
Resident

I´m the one who wrote about how great M1 is, in the review before "WORST PLACE I´VE EVER LIVED", and I just wanted to say that I really am just a tenant, not a staff member. And maybe I really am… Full Review ▶

05/22/03
Resident

Don?t live here if you want to feel safe. I lived in S2 (1550 Eddy) for almost 3 years, and finally moved out. I honestly don?t know why I stayed so long. They let anyone, I mean anyone, live there. Just… Full Review ▶

05/08/03
Resident

First let me say I´m a person with a Section 8 voucher but I did rent a what they call "Market Rate Apartment" on the 12th floor.

You can hear every little noise that someone in the apt. above you,… Full Review ▶

04/24/03
Resident

I have somewhat of a different opinion than most of the postings here. I lived in the Fillmore Center from 03/02 - 03-03. I lived in the Turk Street Tower and rented a Penthouse. There were many perks to signing a… Full Review ▶

03/31/03
Resident

It´s alright, it could be worse, you could be living in the Tenderloin.
I am a fairly small Asian girl and I regularly walk around the Fillmore in the predawn hours and haven´t had a problem, although once I think I… Full Review ▶

03/27/03
Resident

I cannot imagine anyone could be motivated to come to this site and write positive feedback about The Fillmore Center--except of course, the owners. This is how desperate the current owners are to hide the sad truth of their business. The… Full Review ▶

03/24/03
Resident

Great apartments- location, service- my only problem is that it is a little expensive, and we now have to pay for our own water- a fraction of the entire Fillmore Center bill, that is- overall- the great view is worth it.… Full Review ▶

03/21/03
Resident

The person who wrote that the fillmore center is a wonderful place to live obviously works for the fillmore center. I don´t know how anyone with any degree of integrity could write that tripe.

First of all, the leasing agents… Full Review ▶

03/17/03
Resident

The Fillmore Center is not a bad area to live in ONLY if you get an apartment in M1, M2, T1. Don?t get an apartment between Ellis and Turk Streets. As they say, it?s all about location and a few blocks… Full Review ▶

03/16/03
Resident

I recently moved out of a penthouse at the Fillmore Center, and after talking with some of my neighbors (and reading these reviews), I realize that my experience is typical. The apartment itself was not so bad although it had absolutely… Full Review ▶

02/25/03
Resident

Noisy! Noisy!!! Noisy!!!

Neighbor is playing the music so LOUD until 3 AM in the morning.

Neighbor is running around in his/her unit until 4 AM.

Neighbor´s DOG is barking inside of the apartment at least 2 times… Full Review ▶

02/24/03
Resident

i remember loving this place. the gardens were huge and had loads of streams and waterfalls and it was near a popeye´s chicken (height of sophistication when you´re 9!)I loved the really big waterfall.
Hahaha also there was a tv channel… Full Review ▶

02/15/03
Resident

They keep renovating the buildings. Of course to lure the new tenants. Where do they get the money to renovate? increasing the rent fees from old/current tenants. It´s really awful. It´s useless for them to renovate since there are so many… Full Review ▶

02/13/03
Resident

The guy who wants an FBI Surveillance camera set up in the garage in an idiot. Wow! I didn´t know the FBI had enough time on their hands to VIEW THE FILLMORE CENTER GARAGE 24-7! How about knowing what the hell… Full Review ▶

02/06/03
Resident

I moved in during the economy booming on 2000. When the economy is slipping down.. the rent eventually have to go down too..
But the management people won´t adjust my rent , instead...insist that if I want the new rate, I´ll… Full Review ▶

01/25/03
Resident

I lived in the fillmore center for about 2 months. I had a one bedroom penthouse. I liked being up that high. The place was nice. It was a bit small for 1670 inluding parking, but it is San Fran. I… Full Review ▶

01/22/03
Resident

Moved in early 98. New to area and vacancy rates were really low. This place had an open studio. Had to call security a couple times when disoriented people were convinced they were knocking on the door of their apartment. It´s… Full Review ▶

01/07/03
Resident

Please do yourself a favor, DO NOT MOVE HERE. The property management cannot control the noise and refuses to screen for better tenants. Guy upstairs playing his electic guitar/piano early a.m.hours- 3:30 a.m. The noise comes through the ceiling!

Almost… Full Review ▶

12/13/02
Resident

i lived in the fillmore apartments for exactly one month.



i was in the eddy street building which is the one closest to the police station but the one that is considered the least safe.



the first week i… Full Review ▶

12/09/02
Resident

I lived there from 1993 - 1998. In all honesty from 1993 to about 1997 it was a great place to live. Then in 1997 it seemed there were a lot more questionable type tenants (part of the City´s drive to… Full Review ▶

10/29/02
Resident

The neighborhood and the managment team are the worst detractors from these apartments, I managed to avoid the drive by shooting in the lobby by five minutes. I subsequently moved out. What they charge people to live here is outrageous extortion.… Full Review ▶

10/28/02
Resident

I highly recommend the Fillmore Center apartments to folks looking to rent in San Francisco. They are centrally located with every possible convenience (Safeway, postoffice, cleaners, fastfood, Pacific Heights restaurants and shops, Japantown, Movie Theaters and tons more)within walking distance. Sam´s… Full Review ▶

10/09/02
Resident

I moved here during the dotcom boom; the neighbors were friendly and since I had an apt. with my own door to the street, I had privacy.



In 2002, my neighbor said she reported a gang of guys trying to… Full Review ▶

10/04/02
Resident

I have lived in the Fillmore Center for several years, I even worked at the health club before it was taken over by Club One. I have to say I did have some problems throughout my tenancy but the majority of… Full Review ▶

09/27/02
Resident

I lived in the fillmore center for 4 years from 1998-2002. The apartments are nice, they have nice kitchens and all the appliances work, but the construction seems pretty cheap. Our roof leaked when it rained. Also, they use the cheapest… Full Review ▶

09/27/02
Resident

I was recently in the rental office going over my lease and was asked by the leasing manager to come to this site and read the reviews and give my honest opinion as I have lived here at the property through… Full Review ▶

09/23/02
Resident

Since the new management came in 98, it´s getting better all the time. Rents are still high, but thats just San Francisco. I can´t belive some of the stuff people write on this site. I guess it just goes to show… Full Review ▶

09/23/02
Resident

OK, to begin with, the other reviewers make some very solid and valid points but I seriously think that people are being overly harsh to the Fillmore Center.

I´ve lived here for 1 1/2 years now and this place is… Full Review ▶

09/21/02
Resident

Well the place itself is not so bad after all. Actually it is a quite nice place to live since there are many business going on the neighbourhood and you have easy access to Safeway and transportation. So much for the… Full Review ▶

09/06/02
Resident

What a great idea to have a website that allows people to let others know about their experience living in an apartment so that they can make an informed decision before moving in. I am just sorry to see that, judging… Full Review ▶

09/06/02
Resident

I lived in the fillmore center for 4 years, from 1997-2001. I don´t work there, so this is an honest review.

The management team isn´t professional at all. Sure they dress well, but that´s where it ends. I can never… Full Review ▶

09/03/02
Resident

I have been living at the Fillmore Center for over 8 months and was somewhat surprised to read negative comments on this site, epecially since I have had such a pleasant experience living here. I have experienced positive changes since the… Full Review ▶

08/31/02
Resident

Ok, so you are thinking about moving to the Fillmore Center.....DON´T!!!! Let´s start with the fact that honestly this place should be beautiful. There is well landscaped courtyard, bbq area, underground parking and a gym. But here is were it gets… Full Review ▶

08/27/02
Resident

All right, here is my unbiased review of The Fillmore Center for the uninitiated, or anyone from out of town thinking about moving into this place. I´m the most level-minded person there is, but there are some very negative things about… Full Review ▶

08/14/02
Resident

OK, where to begin... I?ve only lived there 5 months. Our car was broken into IN THE SECURED GARAGE, supposedly equipped with SECURITY CAMERAS and no one did a damn thing about it. With much hell raising they gave us a… Full Review ▶

08/08/02
Resident

I´m a female who lived in the Fillmore (1 BR) for a year, and would not recommend it at all. At the end of my term, they did not tell me what my new rent would be until the last minute.… Full Review ▶

07/05/02
Resident

This complex is decieving. Looks nice if you´re out on a weekend to find housing but beware the neighborhood! It´s crime ridden and only getting worse. When I moved scouted this complex is 2000, I was told of an exciting revitalization… Full Review ▶

07/02/02
Resident

There´s a lot to say about this, so I´ll do my best to keep it brief, although I´m sure I´ll fail miserably.

Background Positives: I moved into the Fillmore Center because it was the only place that had enough turnover… Full Review ▶

07/01/02
Resident


The management is superagressive. When your lease ends they threaten to riase the rent buy hundreds of dollars per month if you dont sign a long lease, EVEN THOUGH THE BUILDING IS SUBJECT TO RENT CONTROL. THen they say you need… Full Review ▶

06/22/02
Resident

all i have to say is...good riddance...thanks for moving...
If all of you didn´t think every black person wanted to rob or kill you, you might find out what a nice place it is...sure there are some bad apples, but it´s… Full Review ▶

06/08/02
Resident

- Management was not responsive at all.
- Problem all the time.
- I got my car vandalized (Mercedes Benz).
- Problem with garage. I paid the reserve spot and still got a notice 3 times.
- The Management force to… Full Review ▶

06/04/02
Resident

The only reason I live here is the interior, its all new and clean. That is the ONLY reason.
Moved out once because they increased the rent from $2,400 to $3,000! That it an $800 increase, and I´ve been living here… Full Review ▶

05/02/02
Resident

When I got to San Fran I was told to go to the fillmore center to collect the keys and move staright in, but ohhh noooo. I had to wait 10 days for them to do a load of shiten about… Full Review ▶

04/25/02
Resident

Finding a safe and moderately priced home in San Francisco is about as likely as finding a winning lotto ticket in your back pocket, but the greedy ELKOR PROPERTIES owners and management of The Fillmore Center are a classic example of… Full Review ▶

04/19/02
Resident

I lived in Fillmore for 3 months(lucky I didn´t sign 6 months) Those days were nightmares. Don´t expect the management to help you, you have to do everything by your own. The security sucks, no english, looks fierce to tenants but… Full Review ▶

03/20/02
Resident

I really don´t know what´s going on below me, but I´ll tell you what...I love my fireplace, I love my views, and I love the fact that I was out on one of my balconies this morning completely buck-naked! I gave… Full Review ▶

03/18/02
Resident

Thank god the rent prices have come down in the city over the last few months so people can get out of this hellhole. Apart from being completely ripped off with rent every month you can be sure you will be… Full Review ▶

03/06/02
Resident

In my opinion, fillmore center is not a very safe place for a girl to live in, but it´s ok for a guy.
The management is really bad.
I don´t know much about the rent increasing problem since I lived here… Full Review ▶

03/04/02
Resident

My main gripes with the complex involve
the neighbourhood, and the lack of proper
management or maintenance since the place
was bought out not long ago. When I first
moved here, we saw someone sweeping the
back stairs once a week,… Full Review ▶

01/11/02
Resident

I´ve lived here for over two years now, and I have never had a conversation with any human being that did not make sense, like I had with the Managers at TFC. They talk like they´re educated and dress and act… Full Review ▶

01/03/02
Resident

My family and I moved here from the "Big Apple." We´ve looked around San Francisco. I must say that I truly like the atmosphere of the Fillmore Center. Nice neighborhood. I do enjoy my living arrangements here. It´s comfortable, safe and… Full Review ▶

11/12/01
Resident

Living in the Filmore was an experience never to be forgotten - unfortunately we have forgotten alot of it due to all the substances consumed in abundance. Club Slide downstairs- you couldn´t go wrong, dealers living on either side always helped,… Full Review ▶

11/12/01
Resident

For some reason, my previous review of The Fillmore Center is no longer in the database. Listen Elkor: my documented, valid criticism of The Fillmore Center will not be silenced, so here is my review again.



We leased an apartment… Full Review ▶

10/30/01
Resident

What can I say???

- elevators with urine in them.
- maintence man who comes in without knocking TWICE! (after a long wait for him to come).
- dangeous garage
- uncontrolled parking. I got 3 notices that my car… Full Review ▶

10/25/01
Resident

This place sucks!!!!!! Don´t EVEN THINK about it!!! We are so glad to be getting out of this dump! The management is so unprofessional, they will kiss your rear to get you to sign the lease, but once you need something… Full Review ▶

10/23/01
Resident

ive lived in holes before, ive lived in trees , hell ive even lived in a box but never in my whole existance have i ever experienced such a den of aniquity.The management screwed us for rent, fined us cos they… Full Review ▶

10/04/01
Resident

nice appartments but full of bad --- gangstas from west kilbride. you all know not to be messin with them dawgs.apt 231 rules the westside Full Review ▶

10/03/01
Resident

my frineds lived in the fillmore apartments all summer while i visited for a week in september,the crack gangs pose only a small threath and the risk of disease from filth and scum is overshadowed by the hugh fun factor. i… Full Review ▶

10/03/01
Resident

I lived in the Fillmore Center for 3 months over the summer.Its a great place for the craic(go on the irish) and if your American also a great place for the crack.Besides the fact that the ----- next door wanted us… Full Review ▶

10/03/01
Resident

A playground wealth and prosperity . My time at Fillmore was educational , a must see in the California region . My fun filled summer was maximised by the elite appartment I and a number of other Irish secured . Yes… Full Review ▶

09/24/01
Resident

I am moving out of the Fillmore Center and I can´t wait. I signed a 9 month lease and will not be staying one day longer. My experiences are similar to the reviews from other former residents. 1.) The staff are… Full Review ▶

09/18/01
Resident

I lived here when I was young and remember it with happiness. The gardens are probably the best thing I remember about them (big waterfalls, lots of space) The rooms were nicely decorated. I got quite annoyed because the kids were… Full Review ▶

09/13/01
Resident

This place is horrible. IT is not all that bad to live in, but the management took delight in gouging residents with high rent last year. They gave us a 50% increase when we renewed our one year lease!!!!!!! Full Review ▶

09/09/01
Resident

... We have lived at the Fillmore Center for nearly three years now. Like any rental situation, there have been a minor problem or two but overall, living here as been a peaceful and pleasant experience.

The apartment we have… Full Review ▶

08/24/01
Resident

Fillmore Apartments sucks big time,

where can I start

1- They have the suckiest cable tv, it is not AT&T, and they are getting paid commision from every tenant.

2- I witnessed one shooting, a black man shot a japanese guy.… Full Review ▶

08/23/01
Resident

Unfortunatelly I am still living in Fillmore Center and the only reason is I can not afford to move to someplace else. Management is the worst I´ve ever experienced. They do not give you a s**t whatsoever. I´ve had a very… Full Review ▶

08/21/01
Resident

I´m at a loss as to where to start describing my hatred for the fillmore center. I lived there from jan 2000 to march 2001. My girlfriend and I lived in the t3 building on Turk and Fillmore. Although there is… Full Review ▶

08/07/01
Resident

I lived here for about eight months. During that time, I happen to get locked out. My neighbor asked to borrow our vaccum and the door accidently closed behind me. After FINALLY getting to a live person in the office, they… Full Review ▶

07/31/01
Resident

Nice place, but be prepared. Our rent increased $1,010 in one year! The neighborhood is sketchy, especially at night. Full Review ▶

07/30/01
Resident

I live in one of the two bedroom Penthouses and pay $3300/month. I have had a leaky roof which they gave me a bucket as a solution for 4 months in my second bedroom. After the rainy season ended it took… Full Review ▶

07/26/01
Resident

I lived in the Fillmore Center for 9 years and moved out in January of 2001. I was very happy with the service there, especially maintenance. They always fixed anything that needed repair. I didn´t have any concerns about safety and… Full Review ▶

07/24/01
Resident

For a while, my girlfriend and I would find ourselves joking about strange smells in the elevators or stairwells; often times, they were concealed by a pungent cleaner or air freshner. Well, there´s no doubt now: on numerous occasions, we´ve found… Full Review ▶

07/19/01
Resident

The buildings are fairly new (circa late ´80s) and generally well-maintained. Rooms are smallish, but pretty nice.

HOWEVER...The neighborhood is EXTREMELY UNSAFE, being as it is right next to many S.F. housing projects. I live in one of the high… Full Review ▶

07/16/01
Resident

I lived here for two years in a one bedroom. They charge way too much for rent, and management just tells you to move out if you´re not satisfied. I´m paying $1775 for rent right now, and the rent is being… Full Review ▶

07/16/01
Resident

Don?t come here, you will regret it. The leasing office people are nice and friendly with you when you first come. Smiling, joking, giving you their crappy, stale cookies while wait in their offices to sign your life away. Then you… Full Review ▶

07/12/01
Resident

I´ve lived here for 5 years, but only because San Francisco is so incredibly expensive that I can´t afford to move.

If you have the option, don´t move here! The management is awful -- they´re unresponsive to your concerns, and… Full Review ▶

06/29/01
Resident

I moved into a three bedroom right after college with two buddies around 6/1/00 at the height of the housing crisis. We jsut could not find an apartment, so we settled with the Fillmore center. This was a huge mistake. The… Full Review ▶

06/23/01
Resident

Was so happy to be able to have my travel nurse company find this apartment IN THE CITY!! Found out why...two armed robberied in the lobbies right before we moved in...homeless people in the donut shop downstairs...going into the gargage, and… Full Review ▶

06/18/01
Resident

Unsafe location. Rents are actually not as high as they get here in SF. No charm whatsoever in terms of grounds, architecture or apartment layout.

What does this place have going for it? Frequent vacancies is about all- if you… Full Review ▶

06/15/01
Resident

Management at the Fillmore Center is terrible. I moves in last July at the top of the market. I pay way to much for a 700 sq. foot apartment. I know other tenants who live in the same size apartment and… Full Review ▶

05/29/01
Resident

I have lived in two apartments in the Fillmore Center. First a two bedroom two bath with a roommate, then a one bedroom by myself. Both had great views of San Francisco. What I liked most was the underground parking, (hard… Full Review ▶

05/10/01
Resident

Finding a safe and moderatly priced home in San Francisco is about as likely as finding a winning lotto ticket in your back pocket, but the greedy ELKOR PROPERTIES owners and management of The Fillmore Center are a classic example of… Full Review ▶

05/01/01
Resident

I have lived in my two bedroom apartment for approximatley two years and have fully enjoyed my home. I have a large living room with bay windows, with lovley views of the city and wonderful views of the interior courtyard and… Full Review ▶

04/21/01
Resident

The complex is massive, spanning several high rise buildings across several streets. The layout, with waterfalls, trees and picnic tables could make a very nice setting. The apartments come in various layouts such as townhouse style, flats, etc. Some units have… Full Review ▶

12/29/00
Resident

The complex itself is very nice, and new tennants receive new carpeting and paint. There is an outdoor grassy area with tables and barbeques, which is very nice when you live in the city.

Grocery store, theatre, fast food, busses… Full Review ▶

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