Hunters Point Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Hunters Point is a neighborhood in San Francisco and is within the 94124 zip code. The boundaries of this California neighborhood are San Francisco Bay on three sides and 3rd Street, Hudson Avenue, and Oakdale Avenue on the east. This is a combination neighborhood, with some remnants from the commercial past mixed with apartment and condo conversions. Formerly a naval ship yard, the area is undergoing a revitalization as new housing, shopping and entertainment venues arrive. Like most of San Francisco, parts of this neighborhood are very hilly. Public transportation is available.
India Basin Shoreline Park is located right on the Bay. It has fabulous views to enjoy while having a family picnic. The playground is a favorite with children of all ages.
Heron’s Head Park is a former landfill that has been turned into a park. Volunteers maintain and plant its more than 60 indigenous plants. The park is managed by the Port of San Francisco and is a birder’s paradise. Hunters Point residents enjoy its paths for walking, biking, and pushing a stroller. Even dogs on a leash are welcome. Signs in the park explain the flora and the fauna, and it is not unusual to spot seals in the water.
There are four recreation centers in this large area. Youngblood Coleman has a playground and a recreation center, with sports fields and basketball and tennis courts. The other three centers are scattered throughout the neighborhood for a variety of activities and sports.
The City College of San Francisco Evans Campus is located on the edge of this neighborhood. It offers a variety of two-year degrees and certificate programs.
A short drive takes residents to the Trader Joe’s on 9th Street when they need to shop for groceries.