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20 apartments for rent near Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, CA

Parkmerced
San Francisco, CA 94132
$2,525 - $5,389
Studio - 3 Beds
Lakewood Apartments at Lake Merced
San Francisco, CA 94132
$1,989 - $3,409
Studio - 2 Beds
The Fillmore Center
San Francisco, CA 94115
$2,477 - $7,683
Studio - 3 Beds

Apartments in Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, CA

388 Beale
San Francisco, CA 94105
$4,187 - $20,207
1 - 3 Beds
Live in San Francisco!!
SOMA at 788
San Francisco, CA 94107
$2,556 - $5,021
Studio - 2 Beds
Right In The Mix! Located in San Francisco's Convenient South of...
Venue
San Francisco, CA 94158
$3,221 - $4,519
Studio - 2 Beds
Edgewater
San Francisco, CA 94158
$3,343 - $15,419
Studio - 2 Beds
In The Heart of San Francisco's Mission Bay and Trendy SoMa...
Azure
San Francisco, CA 94158
From $3,550
1 - 2 Beds
Strata At Mission Bay
San Francisco, CA 94158
$2,980 - $4,820
1 - 2 Beds
The Broadmoor
San Francisco, CA 94109
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
The Carlisle
San Francisco, CA 94109
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Argenta
San Francisco, CA 94102
$4,109 - $6,913
1 - 2 Beds
Avalon Hayes Valley
San Francisco, CA 94102
$3,215 - $5,805
Studio - 2 Beds
AgeSong Hayes Valley Care
San Francisco, CA 94102
Call for rates
1 Bed
55+
The Fillmore Center
San Francisco, CA 94115
$2,477 - $7,683
Studio - 3 Beds
Come Home with Confidence
2000 Post
San Francisco, CA 94115
$2,656 - $9,831
Studio - 2 Beds
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Vara
San Francisco, CA 94103
Call for rates
Studio - 3 Beds
From $3,299
1 Bed
Short-Term
Parc on Powell
Emeryville, CA 94608
$2,705 - $4,330
Studio - 3 Beds
Cardinal Point
Alameda, CA 94501
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
Oakmont of Mariner Point
Alameda, CA 94501
From $2,500
1 Bed
55+
From $5,039
1 Bed
Short-Term

The conflict over one of San Francisco’s newest neighborhood developments gave rise to interesting discussions about the man-made island situated in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Yerba Buena Island is accessed by tunnel, ferry, and bridge. It is one of many “oddities” in the Golden Gateway to the Pacific, considered a controversial development that began during the Great Depression at the time the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges were both under construction. President Roosevelt believed these projects would be an excellent way to help jumpstart the economy.

The San Francisco Bay Bridge connects Yerba Buena Island to land on either side of it, and the Yerba Buena Tunnel creates a direct passageway through its center. Historically, Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island, which are connected, were huge, underwater sandbars that had no purpose, other than to be a nuisance for sailors. Ideas to boost the economy lent themselves to turning those sandbars into a man-made land mass. Yerba Buena and Treasure Islands became a premier naval base that was heavily utilized during the latter half of the twentieth century, and numerous historically significant events affected them. When the base was closed in the mid-1990s, plans to reconstruct the islands began, turning Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island into new neighborhoods.

Yerba Buena and Treasure Islands have phenomenal views of major cities like San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, and San Rafael as well as majestic California mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The two islands are considered inseparable for the most part although their boundaries distinguish separate neighborhoods. The islands are a public destination, rich in history and recreational activities. Visitors enjoy their beaches, marinas, and wildlife. Residents of the islands live in a self-sufficient community and have access to California’s Bay Area mainland as well.