Welcome to Dogpatch
While the neighborhood is in the process of developing its identity, Dogpatch is an up-and-coming community. Before being taken over by artists, commercial warehouses and factories were situated on the water's edge. Since then, these areas have been turned into residential lofts, artists' studios, and collaborative workspaces. In addition, you should note the food scene in Dogpatch, where you'll find an approach to the farm-to-table movement that is creative as well as a commitment to farm-to-table principles. Residents of this neighborhood have little to no desire to go out at night. Thus it's the perfect environment for creatives who cherish their quiet and privacy.
Although Dogpatch is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California, nearly half industrial and half residential, it is more often considered an independent city. The neighborhood used to be a working-class area, but it has gentrified rapidly since the 1990s. Now, Potrero Hill has demographics similar to neighboring Alamo Square – a neighborhood with an upper-middle-class professional population.
Even though it was once part of Potrero Nuevo, Dogpatch had a different history, and Potrero Hill links the two places. While in Dogpatch, they operate under their neighborhood association, and they also cooperate with the merchant association, the Democratic caucuses, and all the other neighborhoods in the city.
Third Street in Dogpatch's primary commercial thoroughfare; is lined with retail and service establishments and is served by the San Francisco Municipal Railway's T Third Street light rail line (MUNI). This corridor connects the redeveloped industrial part of Dogpatch to San Francisco's central business district via new research and development zones, including Mission Bay and the UCSF medical center.