Directions to the Box Shop

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Directions to The Box Shop

The Box Shop
951 Hudson Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone: 415-642-SHOP(7467) Let it ring, people might not hear it ring. Cell phone service at the Shop is very spotty.
Google Map:
Mailing Address: The Box Shop, 10 Hunters Point Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94124

Directions by car

  1. From 101 north or south: take the Cesar Chavez exit and follow signs to Cesar Chavez Street East.
  2. Go 1/4 mile on Cesar Chavez east to the Evans Ave traffic light.
  3. Turn right/south onto Evans Ave at the traffic light. Check your odometer, you are now 1.6 miles from the Box Shop.
  4. On Evans Ave, you'll pass a power plant, then the road curves to the right, then you'll pass the India Basin Shoreline Park.
  5. Immediately after India Basin Shoreline Park and before a fork in the road, turn left onto Hudson Ave, a dirt road. You'll see a large hand-painted sign high up on a shipping container poking above the fence that reads "The Box Shop".
  6. On Hudson Ave, the Box Shop is the first yard on the right.
  7. Consider diagonal parking on Hudson Ave or back out and park in front of the church across the street.
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Directions by bus

Note that the Box Shop is in a bad neighborhood. Consider traveling with a friend when it is dark outside.

  1. Take the 19-Polk bus (which ends at Hunters Point).
  2. Get off at "Hunters Point".
    • Here's more detailed directions: The bus goes on Evans Ave, stops at "Keith", stops at "Middle Point", turns right onto Middle Point Road, goes up a steep hill stopping at "Innes", goes down the hill and stops at "Hunters Point". Get off there.
  3. You'll see art and shipping containers popping up above the fence across the street from the stop. Walk around the fence to the left and enter the yard.

You can also take the 44 line, which stops at Innes and Middle Point, at the top of the hill from where you get off for the 19. Walk down the hill, turn left at the church and the Boxshop is across the street. If you pick up the 44 at the Glen Park BART, it takes about 20 minutes. If you miss the Innes stop, ride the 44 to the Post Office, which is less than a half mile from the Box Shop on Evans. Walk back along Evans with the water on your left, past the power plant and the park, 'till you see the shipping containers above the fence. Don't do this at night. Call the shop and someone will pick you up at the Post Office.

Directions to Tech Shop

They have lots of snazzy tools for us!
120 Independence Dr
Menlo Park, CA

More on how to get there
From the peninsula
From Highway 101, take the Marsh Road exit towards the bay, turn right on Independence Drive.

From the Dumbarton Bridge
Turn left on Chrysler Drive, then right on Independence Drive.

CalTrain and Free Marsh Road CalTrain Shuttle
CalTrain operates a free shuttle for train riders during commute hours. The shuttle drops you off and picks you up at 130 Constitution Drive, which is just one block from the TechShop building. Complete information on the CalTrain Shuttle and scheduling is available here.