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Designs for Modern Living.

Since our inception in 1979, we've remained resolute in our philosophy: We believe that wisdom is a gift
to be shared and forging human connection is not a lost art.


City Lights San Francisco is a lighting industry leader with the welcoming comfort of a boutique business. Here you’ll find the top designer brands you seek at competitive prices, along with the excellent, personalized customer service you desire. We work with individual clients, homeowners, interior decorators and architects on residential, commercial, industrial or hospitality lighting projects. We also carry products from the world’s top lighting manufacturers and designers, for indoor and outdoor use.

Our sales and service representatives (many certified by the American Lighting Association) share more than 100 years of lighting showroom experience among them. They will help you find the brands, styles and products that you want, along with the right accessories and technologies to make your project smart, efficient, affordable, reliable and beautiful. They will listen to your ideas and understand your needs, collaborating with you, your architects and designers to create the perfect décor for your unique projects.

Founded in 1979, City Lights SF believes that wisdom is a gift to be shared and that forging human connections is an art that belongs in all business relationships. We proudly have cultivated and nourished deeply rooted relationships with architects, manufacturers and designers. Together, we understand that the crucial balance between aesthetics and pragmatism can accelerate client success. Those human connections have made us one of the leading showrooms on the vibrant U.S. West Coast for some of the world’s most notable lighting manufacturers, including Tech Lighting, Hubbardton Forge, WAC Lighting, and Modern Forms.

A member of the American Lighting Association, City Lights SF has been a finalist for Showroom of the Year Awards. Visit us in person or explore our website.


Henry Curiel Henry Curiel Inside Sales Learn More >
Gina Klotz Gina Klotz Inside Sales Learn More >
Robert Munzer Robert Munzer Inside Sales Learn More >
Joy Perez Joy Perez Inside Sales Learn More >
Christy Nishiyama Christy Nishiyama Inside Sales Learn More >
John Walker John Walker Inside Sales Learn More >
Izabella Farkas, LS Izabella Farkas, LS Outside Sales Learn More >
Michael Moody, LS Michael Moody, LS Outside Sales Learn More >
Rick Lopez Rick Lopez Inside Sales
Raymond Yee Raymond Yee Commercial + Contract Sales
Donna Huang Donna Huang Administrative Assistant
Paola Vidal-Subias Paola Vidal-Subias Administrative Assistant
Tina Jones Tina Jones President Learn More >
Sean Farrell Sean Farrell VP of Operations Learn More >
Carolyn Havens Carolyn Havens Director of eCcommerce
Jon Foose Jon Foose eCommerce Product Manager
Emma Longstreth Emma Longstreth eCommerce Specialist & Customer Service Rep



1979: The Birth of an Icon 

City Lights Lighting Showroom opens its doors at 1585 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA. Setting the foundation for a legacy of lighting excellence, this establishment becomes a beacon of innovation and style in the heart of San Francisco. 

May 2021

 May 2021: City Lights SF Expands Its Reach 

The launch of our retail website,, marks a significant milestone in our journey. Offering an online shopping experience, we now bring our curated collection of lighting solutions to customers nationwide, making it easier than ever to illuminate your spaces with our distinctive designs. 

August 1, 2022
Tina Jones

August 1, 2022: City Lights SF: A New Era Begins 

City Lights Lighting Showroom transitions to new ownership as Tina Jones acquires the business. Marking a new chapter, the establishment is rebranded as City Lights SF, with Tina Jones taking the helm as President and CEO.

August 8, 2022
New Lighting Showroom Location

August 8th, 2022: NEW SHOWROOM LOCATION! 

City Lights' new showroom at 707 Bayshore Blvd. is more conveniently located and almost twice the size of our old space. The new, two-storied space has 27,000 square feet and an attached warehouse to display all your favorite lighting fixtures.