Dogpatch and Potrero Point

Neighborhood: Dogpatch


No one knows for certain how it got the name Dogpatch — Once the home of iron works, shipyards and other heavy industry, contemporary development is transforming this area to a lively mixed use district.

View historic working-class cottages add industrial age relics. Preview Pier 70’s transformation from an abandoned maritime industrial complex to a new mixed use development. We’ll delve into its colorful past, featuring fascinating stories of its original working-class population and its powerful role during World War II.

It’s a designated Historic District you simply can’t miss.

Next Tours

  • Sunday, December 12 at 11:00 am given by Stephen SingerSign Up
  • Sunday, December 19 at 11:00 am given by Kavita SrinivasanSign Up
  • Sunday, December 26 at 11:00 am given by Carolyn RaisnerSign Up
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Tour Length: Approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours


Meet at Illinois and 20th Streets. Muni 22 or T-3rd.

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Please note: Private groups tours required for groups of 8 or more.