These 5 Abandoned Places In San Francisco Are Absolutely Haunting

The booming tech economy means a lot of former abandoned places (like creepy hospitals in the Presidio, the Transbay Terminal, the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, and the Fleishhacker Pool) have mostly been taken over by real estate developers (or the SF Zoo for that last one). It also means high rent and plenty of empty storefronts and countless “Retail for Lease” signs. But there are some especially haunting abandoned places in San Francisco worth a little more exploration. Some require a ferry, while others simply require some serious nerve.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

Have you explored any of these historical spots? What other abandoned places in San Francisco do you find totally haunting?