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Mapping 20 Southeastern Neighborhood Game-Changers

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Change is afoot in southeast San Francisco. With real estate prices in the stratosphere elsewhere around town, it's no surprise that formerly development-free areas in the southeastern quadrant of the city are starting to come alive with new development. Better transit connections, new residential buildings as well as improved parks and schools are sure to change the face of Bayview Hunters-Point and Visitacion Valley in the coming years, assuming the plans in the pipeline come to fruition. Today's map takes a holistic look at blossoming southeast San Francisco and is, as always, chock full of details and renderings. Think we should have included a project that doesn't appear in today's feature? Comment below or drop us a line. Now, without further ado, a map of 20 southeastern neighborhood game-changers.

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1. Hunters Point Redevelopment

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Spear Avenue & Cochrane Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

Lennar Development will transform a Superfund site in to a brand new neighborhood with waterfront access, a marina, parks as well as new commercial and residential buildings. Final approvals have been granted and pricing for the first units has been released. Construction will take place in phases over the next decade.

2. Executive Park Plan

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5 Thomas Mellon Circle
San Francisco, CA 94134

In the coming years, new residential and commercial development should replace what is currently a suburban-style office park adjacent to Candlestick Point and the Bayshore Freeway

3. Schlage Lock Redevelopment

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Bayshore Boulevard & Visitacion Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94134

New residential units and public parks are planned for the former Schlage Lock Co. factory site in Visitacion Valley. The project has been in limbo for the last few years, but progress is looking more and more likely as momentum in the neighborhood continues to grow.

4. Little Hollywood Park Renovation

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Little Hollywood Park
San Francisco, CA

The upper section of Little Hollywood Park will get new pathways, picnic tables, benches, trash receptacles, and refurbished barbecues. A new retaining wall and improved landscaping will also be added by the end of next summer.

5. Caltrain Accesss Improvements

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400 Tunnel Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94134

The SFCTA wants to make better use of the isolated Bayshore Caltrain Station by increasing connectivity with surrounding neighborhoods and other modes of transportation. One option includes extending the T-Third to serve the underutilized station.

6. Sunnydale Redevelopment

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Sunnydale Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134

HOPE SF wants to transform the Sunnydale housing project in to a vibrant community with over 1,700 units of mixed-income housing. The project is also shooting for LEED Gold certification.

7. Mansell Corridor Improvements

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Mansell Street & John F Shelley Drive
San Francisco, CA 94134

The SFDPW has plans to transform desolate Mansell Street with improved trails, lighting and signage. No word yet on when the project is set to be completed.

8. Caltrain Oakdale Station Study

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Oakdale Avenue & Dunshee Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

The SFCTA is exploring the possibility of adding a Caltrain station to a poorly served area of Bayview. Plans are still preliminary, with potential funding sources yet to be secured.

9. Willie Brown Jr. Academy

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2055 Silver Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124

A completely rebuilt Willie Brown Jr. Academy should open its doors in 2015. The project will cost $40 million.

10. Hunters View Revitalization

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Middle Point Road & Wills Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

HOPE SF has already completed the first phase of the massive redevelopment of the Hunters View housing project. All public housing units will be rebuilt, with new affordable and market-rate homes added to the mix.

11. Alice Griffith Revitalization

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2501 Griffith
San Francisco, CA

The Alice Griffith housing complex will receive the same type of redevelopment seen at Hunters View. The buildings currently occupying the site will be razed to make way for a new mixed-income community.

12. Geneva-Harney BRT Study

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Geneva Avenue & Calgary Street
Daly City, CA 94014

The Geneva-Harney BRT is in still in the preliminary study phase, but should move forward as more residential units take shape out in Hunters Point. The rapid bus line would run down Geneva, connecting S.F.'s southeastern neighborhoods with Balboa Park Bart and City College.

13. India Basin Shoreline Plan

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Hunters Point Blvd
San Francisco, CA

The Planning Department wants "new mixed-use development along Innes Avenue, water-oriented and recreational activities, and improved pedestrian waterfront access" along the India Basin Shoreline. [UPDATE: This plan depended on the Redevelopment Agency which is now nonexistent, so who knows what could happen to the site.]

14. Brisbane Baylands

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Tunnel Avenue & Beatty Avenue
Brisbane, CA 94005

The Brisbane Baylands project hopes to transform a polluted 684 acre site in to a "new hub for Bay Area cleantech". Before the project can get going, the area needs serious environmental remediation and infrastructure upgrades.

15. Candlestick Point Redevelopment

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490 Jamestown Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

Candlestick Park will be torn down at some point next year, at which point Lennar Development will commence construction on thousands of new homes, commercial spaces and parks. Those anxious to see what the neighborhood will look like can check out Lennar's recently released promotional video.

16. Palou Complete Street

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Palou Avenue & Jennings Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

SFDPW plans to upgrade Palou Avenue in Bayview with new lighting, landscaping and traffic calming upgrades. A schedule has yet to be set for the project.

17. Caltrain Electrification

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3rd Street & Paul Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

Caltrain's electrification will reduce pollution levels along the rail lines running right through S.F.'s southeast and bring better service to Caltrain riders.

18. Bayview Hill Trail Improvements

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Bayview Park
San Francisco, CA

Bayview park features incredible views and will soon receive much-needed upgrades to the worn paths that connect the little-known gem to its surrounding neighborhoods. The improvements should be complete by 2015.

19. McLaren Bike Park

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2167 Sunnydale Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94134

Cycling enthusiasts hope to transform a barren stretch of land in McLaren Park next to the Sunnydale housing complex in to a massive new bike park. Funding is currently in place for phase 1.

20. Phillip & Sala Burton Renovation

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400 Mansell St
San Francisco, CA 94134

DLM Architecture will revitalize the crumbling Philip & Sala Burton Academic High School by next September.

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1. Hunters Point Redevelopment

Spear Avenue & Cochrane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124

Lennar Development will transform a Superfund site in to a brand new neighborhood with waterfront access, a marina, parks as well as new commercial and residential buildings. Final approvals have been granted and pricing for the first units has been released. Construction will take place in phases over the next decade.

Spear Avenue & Cochrane Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

2. Executive Park Plan

5 Thomas Mellon Circle, San Francisco, CA 94134

In the coming years, new residential and commercial development should replace what is currently a suburban-style office park adjacent to Candlestick Point and the Bayshore Freeway

5 Thomas Mellon Circle
San Francisco, CA 94134

3. Schlage Lock Redevelopment

Bayshore Boulevard & Visitacion Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134

New residential units and public parks are planned for the former Schlage Lock Co. factory site in Visitacion Valley. The project has been in limbo for the last few years, but progress is looking more and more likely as momentum in the neighborhood continues to grow.

Bayshore Boulevard & Visitacion Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94134

4. Little Hollywood Park Renovation

Little Hollywood Park, San Francisco, CA

The upper section of Little Hollywood Park will get new pathways, picnic tables, benches, trash receptacles, and refurbished barbecues. A new retaining wall and improved landscaping will also be added by the end of next summer.

Little Hollywood Park
San Francisco, CA

5. Caltrain Accesss Improvements

400 Tunnel Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134

The SFCTA wants to make better use of the isolated Bayshore Caltrain Station by increasing connectivity with surrounding neighborhoods and other modes of transportation. One option includes extending the T-Third to serve the underutilized station.

400 Tunnel Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94134

6. Sunnydale Redevelopment

Sunnydale Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134

HOPE SF wants to transform the Sunnydale housing project in to a vibrant community with over 1,700 units of mixed-income housing. The project is also shooting for LEED Gold certification.

Sunnydale Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134

7. Mansell Corridor Improvements

Mansell Street & John F Shelley Drive, San Francisco, CA 94134

The SFDPW has plans to transform desolate Mansell Street with improved trails, lighting and signage. No word yet on when the project is set to be completed.

Mansell Street & John F Shelley Drive
San Francisco, CA 94134

8. Caltrain Oakdale Station Study

Oakdale Avenue & Dunshee Street, San Francisco, CA 94124

The SFCTA is exploring the possibility of adding a Caltrain station to a poorly served area of Bayview. Plans are still preliminary, with potential funding sources yet to be secured.

Oakdale Avenue & Dunshee Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

9. Willie Brown Jr. Academy

2055 Silver Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124

A completely rebuilt Willie Brown Jr. Academy should open its doors in 2015. The project will cost $40 million.

2055 Silver Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124

10. Hunters View Revitalization

Middle Point Road & Wills Street, San Francisco, CA 94124

HOPE SF has already completed the first phase of the massive redevelopment of the Hunters View housing project. All public housing units will be rebuilt, with new affordable and market-rate homes added to the mix.

Middle Point Road & Wills Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

11. Alice Griffith Revitalization

2501 Griffith, San Francisco, CA

The Alice Griffith housing complex will receive the same type of redevelopment seen at Hunters View. The buildings currently occupying the site will be razed to make way for a new mixed-income community.

2501 Griffith
San Francisco, CA

12. Geneva-Harney BRT Study

Geneva Avenue & Calgary Street, Daly City, CA 94014

The Geneva-Harney BRT is in still in the preliminary study phase, but should move forward as more residential units take shape out in Hunters Point. The rapid bus line would run down Geneva, connecting S.F.'s southeastern neighborhoods with Balboa Park Bart and City College.

Geneva Avenue & Calgary Street
Daly City, CA 94014

13. India Basin Shoreline Plan

Hunters Point Blvd, San Francisco, CA

The Planning Department wants "new mixed-use development along Innes Avenue, water-oriented and recreational activities, and improved pedestrian waterfront access" along the India Basin Shoreline. [UPDATE: This plan depended on the Redevelopment Agency which is now nonexistent, so who knows what could happen to the site.]

Hunters Point Blvd
San Francisco, CA

14. Brisbane Baylands

Tunnel Avenue & Beatty Avenue, Brisbane, CA 94005

The Brisbane Baylands project hopes to transform a polluted 684 acre site in to a "new hub for Bay Area cleantech". Before the project can get going, the area needs serious environmental remediation and infrastructure upgrades.

Tunnel Avenue & Beatty Avenue
Brisbane, CA 94005

15. Candlestick Point Redevelopment

490 Jamestown Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124

Candlestick Park will be torn down at some point next year, at which point Lennar Development will commence construction on thousands of new homes, commercial spaces and parks. Those anxious to see what the neighborhood will look like can check out Lennar's recently released promotional video.

490 Jamestown Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

16. Palou Complete Street

Palou Avenue & Jennings Street, San Francisco, CA 94124

SFDPW plans to upgrade Palou Avenue in Bayview with new lighting, landscaping and traffic calming upgrades. A schedule has yet to be set for the project.

Palou Avenue & Jennings Street
San Francisco, CA 94124

17. Caltrain Electrification

3rd Street & Paul Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124

Caltrain's electrification will reduce pollution levels along the rail lines running right through S.F.'s southeast and bring better service to Caltrain riders.

3rd Street & Paul Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

18. Bayview Hill Trail Improvements

Bayview Park, San Francisco, CA

Bayview park features incredible views and will soon receive much-needed upgrades to the worn paths that connect the little-known gem to its surrounding neighborhoods. The improvements should be complete by 2015.

Bayview Park
San Francisco, CA

19. McLaren Bike Park

2167 Sunnydale Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134

Cycling enthusiasts hope to transform a barren stretch of land in McLaren Park next to the Sunnydale housing complex in to a massive new bike park. Funding is currently in place for phase 1.

2167 Sunnydale Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94134

20. Phillip & Sala Burton Renovation

400 Mansell St, San Francisco, CA 94134

DLM Architecture will revitalize the crumbling Philip & Sala Burton Academic High School by next September.

400 Mansell St
San Francisco, CA 94134