What neighborhoods come to mind, when you think about buying a condo in San Francisco? The SOMA and South Beach are probably the most well known and referenced to. But there are others, that are worth taking a look at too, such as the Dog Patch. Just the name itself suggests that there must be something very alluring, and very cool about this little, lesser known part of the City. The first thing that stands out for this neighborhood is that it is logistically well situated. Located adjacent to the eastern waterfront of the City, it’s less than a mile south of the ever expanding and developing UCSF Mission Bay Development, and it is right off of Highway 280.
You will also find mass transit easily accessible from this neighborhood too, with the Third Street Line passing right through it. The Third Street Line makes for a quick trip to where the Giants play at AT&T Park, and then for all points north of that. Such as The Ferry Building, where you can buy fresh produce at the Ferry Building Farmers Market, or maybe go to work in The Financial District.
Historically speaking the Dog Patch has some of the oldest homes and buildings in the City, all of which survived the 1906 Earthquake. Find out more about the architecture and history of this patch of the City, by reading this great article from the Street Date Section of SFGATE, which describes some of the highlights such as the building which housed the Union Iron Works Machine Shop, Pelton Cottages, and Esprit Park.
One of the newer tenants in this patch of the City, is Dog Patch Studios, which has hosted a variety of events, from the CNET Awards Dinner, to the product launch for the PS3, in addition to photo, video, and commercial shoots. You can see from this, it’s definitely a neighborhood that offers a good blend of both historical and contemporary highlights.
The Dog Patch would really make for an intriguing neighborhood to buy a condo in, with it’s mix of both historical and contemporary elements, you will always find something to look at and wonder about.
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