Visitacion Valley’s on-the-edges location lends the neighborhood an air of insularity. It may soon shed its “locals only” reputation, as Visitacion Valley's residents are focused on community efforts aimed at improving their neighborhood. Nearby McLaren Park might be the place to start—its plentiful green space can serve as a home base for community building.See 15 places to stay Save this neighborhood
A Colorful Community in Isolated Confines
The View from Visitacion Valley's Community Park
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Michael Blumenfeld is a commercial photographer based in San Francisco. When not shooting, he loves rooting for the Giants, haunting used-book stores, and following his appetite around the city. He's inspired each day by the energy and diversity of the Bay Area. This project for Airbnb was a great opportunity to tread both the beaten and unbeaten paths of a city he feels privileged to call home.