Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco

What is Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco known for?


wide view

Navy . However it was abandoned as the war ended. Without government controls, the area was used by nearby residences as a garbage dump. In 1973 the California State Legislature purchased the land with $10 million and in 1977 voted to turn this area into a state recreation area. After the designation Candlestick became the first urban recreation area in the state. To this day Candlestick remains as a major recreation area in San Francisco, offering a wide view of the bay. The park features various picnic areas, two fishing piers, fitness courses as well as hiking trails. This park is also a popular area for windsurfing because of strong wind. 91 Owl 19th Ave. and Holloway West Portal Station Stonestown Galleria, Sunset (Sunset District, San Francisco), Golden Gate Park, Richmond (Richmond District, San Francisco), Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco), Marina (Marina District, San Francisco, California), Fisherman's Wharf (Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco), North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco), South of Market (South of Market, San Francisco), Mission Bay (Mission Bay, San Francisco, California), Potrero Hill (Potrero Hill, San Francisco, California), Bayview-Hunters Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco), Visitacion Valley (Visitacion Valley, San Francisco, California), Crocker-Amazon (Crocker-Amazon, San Francisco), Excelsior (Excelsior District, San Francisco), Balboa Park (Balboa Park, San Francisco), Ingleside (Ingleside, San Francisco, California), St. Francis Wood (St. Francis Wood, San Francisco, California), West Portal (West Portal, San Francisco, California) Schedule Route map (PDF) - During World War II, San Francisco was the major mainland supply point and port of embarkation for the war in the Pacific. It also saw the largest and oldest enclave of Japanese outside of Japan, Japantown (Japantown, San Francisco), completely empty out many of its residents as a result of Executive Order 9066 that forced all Japanese of birth or decent in the United States to be interned (Japanese American internment). By 1943 many large sections of the neighborhood remained vacant due to the forced internment. The void was quickly filled by thousands of African Americans who had left the South to find wartime industrial jobs in California as part of the Great Migration (Great Migration (African American)). Many African Americans also settled in the Fillmore District (Fillmore District, San Francisco) and most notably near the Bayview-Hunters Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) shipyards, working in the dry-docks there. The same docks at Hunters Point would be used for loading the key fissile components of the first atomic bomb onto the USS Indianapolis (USS Indianapolis (CA-35)) in July 1945 for transfer to Tinian. Deanery Two The parishes within Deanery Two are made up of those from the Bayview Hunter's Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) neighborhood, and the Excelsior District, Visitacion Valley, and Crocker Amazon, and Ingleside areas.


building projects

Point. Closure of the naval shipyard, shipbuilding facilities and de-industrialization (De-industrialization crisis#United States) of the district in the 1970s and 1980s increased unemployment and local poverty levels. Building

projects to revitalize the district began in earnest in the 1990s and the 2000s. As in the rest of the city, housing prices rose 342% between 1996 and 2008. Many long-time African American residents, whether they could no longer afford to live there or sought to take advantage of their homes' soaring values, left what they perceived as an unsafe neighborhood and made an exodus (black flight) to the Bay Area's outer suburbs. Once considered a historic African American district, the percentage


public art

(which won the 2011 Neighborhood Empowerment Network's "Best Green Community Project Award," Krispy Korners, the Latona Community Garden, and the new Palou Community Garden. Major public art pieces honor unique hyper-local history

features various picnic areas, two fishing piers, fitness courses as well as hiking trails. This park is also a popular area for windsurfing because of strong wind. 91 Owl 19th Ave. and Holloway West Portal Station Stonestown Galleria, Sunset (Sunset District, San Francisco), Golden Gate Park, Richmond (Richmond District, San Francisco), Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco), Marina (Marina District, San Francisco, California), Fisherman's Wharf (Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco), North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco), Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco), South of Market (South of Market, San Francisco), Mission Bay (Mission Bay, San Francisco, California), Potrero Hill (Potrero Hill, San Francisco, California), Bayview-Hunters Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco), Visitacion Valley (Visitacion Valley, San Francisco, California), Crocker-Amazon (Crocker-Amazon, San Francisco), Excelsior (Excelsior District, San Francisco), Balboa Park (Balboa Park, San Francisco), Ingleside (Ingleside, San Francisco, California), St. Francis Wood (St. Francis Wood, San Francisco, California), West Portal (West Portal, San Francisco, California) Schedule Route map (PDF) - During World War II, San Francisco was the major mainland supply point and port of embarkation for the war in the Pacific. It also saw the largest and oldest enclave of Japanese outside of Japan, Japantown (Japantown, San Francisco), completely empty out many of its residents as a result of Executive Order 9066 that forced all Japanese of birth or decent in the United States to be interned (Japanese American internment). By 1943 many large sections of the neighborhood remained vacant due to the forced internment. The void was quickly filled by thousands of African Americans who had left the South to find wartime industrial jobs in California as part of the Great Migration (Great Migration (African American)). Many African Americans also settled in the Fillmore District (Fillmore District, San Francisco) and most notably near the Bayview-Hunters Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) shipyards, working in the dry-docks there. The same docks at Hunters Point would be used for loading the key fissile components of the first atomic bomb onto the USS Indianapolis (USS Indianapolis (CA-35)) in July 1945 for transfer to Tinian. Deanery Two The parishes within Deanery Two are made up of those from the Bayview Hunter's Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) neighborhood, and the Excelsior District, Visitacion Valley, and Crocker Amazon, and Ingleside areas.


atomic bomb

docks at Hunters Point would be used for loading the key fissile components of the first atomic bomb onto the USS Indianapolis (USS Indianapolis (CA-35)) in July 1945 for transfer to Tinian. Deanery Two The parishes within Deanery Two are made up of those from the Bayview Hunter's Point (Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco) neighborhood, and the Excelsior District, Visitacion Valley, and Crocker Amazon, and Ingleside areas.


food art

and visitors. Karl Paige and Annette Young Smith, retired residents, started planting on an urban median strip in 2002, and were quickly joined by neighbors to complete what is now a 650-foot by 20-foot focal point for flowers, food, art and community building. Thirteen mature Canary Island date palm trees on the block are on the San Francisco Registry of Historic Trees. Redevelopment The Anna E. Waden Library, currently undergoing major renovations and improvements, is located at Third


diverse part

with community members, other organizations and citywide agencies to strengthen and improve this diverse part of San Francisco. Community gardening, art, and social history are popular in the area. The Quesada Gardens Initiative is a well recognized organization that has created a cluster of 35 community and backyard gardens in the heart of the neighborhood, including the original Quesada Garden on the 1700 block of Quesada Ave., the Founders' Garden, Bridgeview Teaching and Learning Garden


past year

% in robbery. Lesser crimes have also declined by about 24% over the past year. Until the late 2000s the neighborhood had no chain supermarkets, as many corporate chains could not afford to lease a retail space. Tesco signs deal for Fresh & Easy store in Bayview


food producing

, is a landmark community open space on a public right-of-way. It is connected to a showcase community food producing garden (Bridgeview Community Teaching and Learning Garden) by two large murals produced with the community by artists Deidre DeFranceaux, Santie Huckaby, Malik Seneferu, and Heidi Hardin. Together, these projects have turned one of the most dangerous and blighted corridors in San Francisco into the safe route through the neighborhood, and have created a destination point for residents


part series

url http: www.prweb.com releases 2004 08 prweb152559.htm website www.prweb.com accessdate 4 October 2014 See also * Profile: Bayview-Hunters Point 2006 11-part series UC Berkeley School of Journalism * http


building programs

Mayor's ShapeUp SF health initiative, and implementation of enhanced local hiring policy that recognizes that regulations requiring hiring for public projects prioritize City residents and contractors may not help specific neighborhoods where job seekers and contractors may still be overlooked. Place-based and asset-based community building programs networked through the Quesada Gardens Initiative began in 2002 adding direct grassroots public participation to the social and environmental change

Bayview-Hunters Point, San Francisco

'''Bayview-Hunters Point''' or '''The Bayview''', is a neighborhood in the southeastern corner of San Francisco, California, United States. The decommissioned Hunters Point Naval Shipyard is located within its boundaries and Candlestick Park is on the southern edge.

Redevelopment projects for the neighborhood became the dominant issue of the 1990s and 2000s. Efforts include the Bayview Redevelopment Plan for Area B, which includes approximately 1300 acres of existing residential, commercial and industrial lands. This plan identifies seven economic activity nodes within the area. The former Navy Shipyard waterfront property is also the target of redevelopment to include residential, commercial, and recreational areas.

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