Links

This page provides links to entities based in/near, or focused on, the Inner Sunset. Contact us to let us know about any other resource to add to the below list.

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  1. Community organizations
  2. Online groups and blogs
  3. Ongoing neighborhood Projects and Programs
  4. Local / nearby institutions
  5. Community Gardens
  6. Religious / Spiritual organizations
  7. Local police districts
  8. City services


Community organizations

ISPN

Inner Sunset Park Neighbors

You’re on the ISPN website right now. “Inner Sunset Park Neighbors (ISPN) is a 501c3 nonprofit neighborhood organization based in the Inner Sunset. Our mission is to provide tools and advice to Inner Sunset residents — renters, homeowners and business owners — to improve quality of life, build community, and generate pride in our neighborhood.”

http://www.inner-sunset.org/

ISMA

Inner Sunset Merchants Association

An all-volunteer, non profit association committed to supporting, promoting and advocating for the needs of our local business community.”

http://www.innersunsetmerchants.org

SHARP

SHARP

Sunset Heights Association of Responsible People (SHARP) is “a 100 year old member-supported organization devoted to neighborhood improvement open to anyone who lives or works in the area bounded by Lincoln Way, 7th Ave-Laguna Honda, Dewey-Taraval, and 19th Ave.”

http://sharpsf.com/


Online groups and blogs

ISNG

Inner Sunset Neighborhood Group

A Facebook group, maintained by Inner Sunset Park Neighbors and friends, dedicated to the Inner Sunset.

http://www.facebook.com/innersunsetsf

Next Door

Inner Sunset on Nextdoor

A private social network for neighbors in the Inner Sunset.

https://innersunset.nextdoor.com/login/


Ongoing neighborhood Projects and Programs

ISFM

Inner Sunset Farmers’ Market

“The Inner Sunset Farmers’ Market brings fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables to you every Sunday, year-round.” Takes place on Sundays, 9am-1pm in the parking lot on 9th Avenue between Irving Street and Judah Street.

http://pcfma.com/innersunset

ISS

Inner Sunset Sundays

A grassroots-organized event series that takes place multiple times throughout the year on Irving Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. ISS focuses on community-building, participation and interaction, and celebrating and enjoying the Inner Sunset community’s gifts.

http://issundays.org/

Hidden Garden

Hidden Garden Steps Project

“The Hidden Garden Steps Project is a community based, public art initiative to create mosaic steps, a public garden and a wall mural on 16th Avenue extending uphill from Kirkham to Lawton in the Golden Gate Heights/Inner Sunset neighborhood.”

http://hiddengardensteps.org/

Everybody Bikes

The Public Bench Project

“A project to promote community-focused public spaces in the Inner Sunset neighborhood by giving benches to people who want to steward a community space outside their building.”

http://publicbenchproject.wordpress.com/


Local / nearby institutions

UCSF

UCSF

“The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care.”

http://www.ucsf.edu

Academy

California Academy of Sciences

“The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. The Academy’s 400,000 square foot structure houses an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum, and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof. The facility is also home to the Academy’s staff of world-class scientists, an education department that provides a wide range of student and teacher services, and an extensive science library with over 26 million specimens and artifacts.”

http://www.calacademy.org/

Botanical Garden

San Francisco Botanical Garden

“The Botanical Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, showcasing over 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.”

http://www.sfbotanicalgarden.org/

de Young

The de Young museum

“Founded in 1895 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum has been an integral part of the cultural fabric of the city and a cherished destination for millions of residents and visitors to the region for over 100 years.”

http://deyoung.famsf.org/


Community Gardens

GFE

Garden for the Environmen

t“Founded in 1990, the Garden for the Environment is a half-acre organic garden in San Francisco demonstrating small-scale urban organic food production, organic gardening, low water-use landscaping and urban compost systems.”

http://gardenfortheenvironment.org/

White Crane

White Crane Springs Community Garden

“White Crane Springs Community Garden has been providing beauty and pleasure to the Sunset District since the 1970s. Our garden is maintained and managed by garden members with the support of the San Francisco Department of Water, and the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department.”

http://whitecranesprings.org/


Religious / Spiritual organizations

St Johns

St John of God

A Catholic church located at 5th Avenue & Irving Street.

http://www.sjog.net/index.html

7th Ave Church

Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church

“Our progressive community is committed to justice, compassion and the dignity of all persons. We are a Missional Church,  a Liberal Church, and a Eucharistic Church. At Seventh Avenue Church you can come as you are. At Seventh Avenue Church the unexpected is the norm. At Seventh Avenue Church our unity is found, not in our conformity, but in our diversity: we are church that works again!”

http://www.seventhavenuechurch.org/

St Annes

St Anne of the Sunset Catholic Church

“We commit ourselves to sharing the mission belonging to all followers of Christ, caring for one another and reaching out to those in need.”

http://www.stanne-sf.org/


Local police districts

Taraval

Taraval Police District

Located at 2345 24th Avenue & Taraval Street, “the Taraval Police District encompasses a large area of the western part of San Francisco, extending from the West of Twin Peaks to the Pacific Ocean and south to the County line, and north to Lincoln Way.” (District map)

http://sf-police.org/index.aspx?page=858

Park Station

Park Police District

Located at 1899 Waller Street, “the Park Police District comprises the area bordered by Geary Boulevard, Steiner, Market, Upper Market, 7th Avenue and the vast east end of Golden Gate Park.” (District map)

Main website: http://www.parkstation.org/
SFPD website: http://sf-police.org/index.aspx?page=832


City services

311

311.org

311 is the City of San Francisco’s customer service center. Call 311 or visit the 311 website for a fast way to get hold of the City department or service most relevant to you.

http://www.sf311.org/

SFPL

San Francisco Public Library, Sunset Branch

Located at 18th Avenue and Irving Street, the “Sunset Branch opened on March 25, 1918 and was the eighth branch in the San Francisco Public Library system.”

http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=0100001801

D5

Supervisor for District 5

District 5 makes up most of the Inner Sunset, reaching as far west as 17th Avenue and running from Lincoln Way to Judah St / Kirkham Street. The current D5 supervisor is London Breed.

http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=13826

D7

Supervisor for District 7

District 7 makes up a smaller portion of the Inner Sunset than District 5. D7 begins on Kirkham Street and goes south. The current supervisor is Norman Yee.

http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=13827

D4

Supervisor for District 4

A small part of the Inner Sunset, between 17th and 19th Avenues, is located in District 4. The current supervisor is Katy Tang.

http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=13999