Directions

The Hunter’s Point Shipyard is open to the public two weekends a year for Open Studios. Access to the studios at other times is by appointment with the artist you are visiting.

The interactive map below lets you zoom, drag, and get driving, transit, and walking or cycling directions from any starting point to the Hunters Point Shipyard Artists and to Islais Creek Studios (labeled “Point Artists Studios”). Printable directions are below the map. (451 Galvez Ave. on the map is where the public street ends at the security gate.) 


Map of Shipyard studio buildings


Reaching Building 101 during construction

There is no parking near Building 101 due to construction.

  • Access Building 101 via a paved walkway from Galvez St. near the security gate. You will be directed to parking and the walkway, which leads to an accessible entrance to Building 101.
  • The Muni 19 Polk St – Hunters Point bus line ends just a few steps from the Building 101 walkway.

Directions to Hunters Point Shipyard

From East Bay

Cross the Bay Bridge and continue on 101 South. Exit at Cesar Chavez East. Follow Cesar Chavez east and turn right at the light onto Evans Ave. Cross 3rd St. and stay on Evans for another 1.4 miles (Evans becomes Innes St) to the second stop sign, Donahue St., bearing left toward the water at all times. Turn left at Donahue to enter the Shipyard. During Open Studios, parking attendants at the Shipyard gate will give you a program with building maps and direct you.

From South Bay

Take 101 North and exit on Third St. Continue on 3rd St and take a right on Evans Ave. Stay on Evans for 1.4 miles (Evans becomes Innes St) to the second stop sign, Donahue St., bearing left toward the water at all times. Turn left at Donahue to enter the Shipyard. During Open Studios, parking attendants at the Shipyard gate will give you a program with building maps and direct you.

From downtown San Francisco

Head South on 3rd St, go past Cesar Chavez St and turn left at Evans Ave. Follow Evans for 1.4 miles; (Evans becomes Innes St) to the second stop sign, Donahue St., bearing left toward the water at all times. Turn left at Donahue to enter the Shipyard. During Open Studios, parking attendants at the Shipyard gate will give you a program with building maps and direct you.

Directions to Islais Creek Studios

Hunters Point Shipyard metal artists and welders are at 1 Rankin St. From the Shipyard follow Evans Ave. west across 3rd St., then turn right at the next traffic light, Rankin St., to the end. From other points take 101 to the Cesar Chavez St. East exit, turn right on Evans Ave. to the second traffic light, then turn left onto Rankin St.

Complete printable directions to both locations (PDF file, 7K)


Public Transportation

Hunters Point Shipyard is at the outbound (“Hunters Point”) end of the Muni 19 Polk bus line (link opens a new browser tab).

Islais Creek Studios is at the end of Rankin St. one block north of the 19 Polk bus stop at Evans Ave. and Rankin St. It is also a short walk from the T-3rd St. Muni rail station at Evans Ave.: walk west on Evans Ave. across Phelps St. and take the third right on Rankin St. (total 0.4 mi., 8 min.).