Greenbrae is a small community in Marin County, located 1.5 miles southeast of downtown San Rafael. Part of Greenbrae is an unincorporated community of the county while the remaining area is inside the city limits of Larkspur.
Primarily composed of hillside and waterfront terrain, its homes and offices are known for their views of the San Francisco bay, Corte Madera Creek, and Mt. Tamalpais. Greenbrae's neighborhoods are bordered by downtown Larkspur to the south, Larkspur Landing to the east, the unincorporated area of Kentfield to the west, and the city of San Rafael to the north.
Greenbrae was home to U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer for over 30 years, until 2006. Director Don Siegal filmed the final scenes from the 1971 movie Dirty Harry on Greenbrae's East Sir Francis Drake Blvd. After hijacking a school bus "Scorpio" (Andy Robinson) drives into East Sir Francis Drake Blvd at the Greenbrae interchange. The final shootout scene in the 1971 film, was located on the old gravel mill that became what is now Larkspur Landing.
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