Russians in San Francisco

History of Russians in and around San Francisco. Organizations, chronology, church, personalities

Russian Parish Churches, Northern California Cemeteries:

  • Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral
  • Church of Christ the Savior, Holy Trinity Cathedral Arshbishop’s Residence
  • Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of All Who Sorrow for Joy (old)
  • Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of All Who Sorrow for Joy (new)
  • St. Nicholas Cathedral (cathedral)
  • Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh
  • Church of the Kazan Mother of God and a monument to the murdered Royal Family
  • Temple of the Good News (Annunciation)
  • Church of the Resurrection
  • Orthodox church of the Protection of the Holy Virgin and Russian Female House of Mercy
  • Church of St. John the Baptist (Berkley)
  • Church of All Saints in the Land of Russian Radiant
    At the Synodal Compound in Burlingame and the summer residence of the First Hierarch of the ROCOR
  • The House Church and the summer residence of His Eminence Metropolitan Anastasius in Burlingame
  • Church of the Ascension of Christ (Sacramento)
  • Holy Protection Church (Church in the name of the Intercession of the Most Holy Mother of God), Palo Alto
  • St. Peter and Paul Church (Santa Rosa)
  • Church in the name of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (Saratoga)
  • Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Marine County
  • Orthodox Funeral Services N.Gray & Co
  • Serbian cemetery (Colma)


  • World War One Russian veterans Society in San-Francisco
  • Wardroom in San Francisco (Wardroom of Naval Officers in San Francisco)
  • Association of former Russian airmen in USA, Inc., San-Francisco, Cal.
  • Cossack Union
  • All Cadet union
  • Society of Russian Military Disabilities
  • Russian American Institute
  • Russian National Student’ Association at the University of California (Berkeley)
  • Russian Club of San Francisco
  • Russian-American anticommunist organization (Russky Center)
  • Museum of Russian Culture
  • United Committee of Russian National Organizations in San Francisco
  • Musketeers
  • Russian Falcon (Sokol)
  • Scouts

Russian Cafes, restaurants, pastry shops

  • confectionery P.M. and I.S. Brachunov
  • Confectionery D.I. Fadeeva
  • Russian pastry shop and restaurant ANDY’S BAKERY
  • “Harbin bakery”
  • Miniature bakery
  • Watch and jewelry store (Zvantsev V.)


  • “Globus”
  • “Znanie”
  • Holy Virgin community bookstore
  • “Cinderella”
  • Tip-toe-inn dell (place of sale of the newspaper “Russian Life”)


  • Brookside skilled nursing hospital in San Mateo