Welcome to City Paints

City Paints has been serving the San Francisco Bay Area as a specialty paint store to the automotive, architectural and industrial design industry for over 25 years.


Our store serves artists, architects, contractors, individuals and students with industrial coatings, specialty paints, and architectural finishes. We stay stay up to date on current paint technologies, sourcing new products and providing guidance and instructions for a variety of paint applications.


As a small, locally owned paint store, we love what we do and we are happy to assist customers with their individual needs ranging anywhere from setting up an auto repair shop, to painting a bicycle frame. We stock a wide variety of paint and other products and have a broad network of sources to help provide you with custom or hard-to-find items in a timely manner.


City Paints is located at 1088 Howard Street (2 doors down from Tony Baloney's) with parking right next to the shop.