3.6 out of 10


37.8356137246805 -122.293502601292
Great for
  • Public Transport
  • Cost of Living
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
Not great for
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Nightlife
  • Parks & Recreation
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2/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 2/5

"No Baystreet in the Bay Street Neigbhorhood"

Ironically, the Bay Street area in Emeryville does not actually include Bay Street which is one block east of Shellmound the technical border of the Bay Street area. In fact, it also does not include the Bay Street Mall that is on the other side of Shellmound as well. What is it does include is the Powell Shopping Center, a 1970’s style strip mall with lots of older kinds of stores, fast food joints and places like Starbucks and Trader Joes. In other words, it is an utterly uninteresting and unrewarding shopping experience.

There are no residences and it is not particularly attractive. So it is sort of like the homely middle brother whose older brother is the star quarterback and whose younger brother is the brain. It would be okay if it were by itself, but with such great neighbors it really stands very little chance of getting noticed.
  • Close to Everything
  • Nice Shops
  • Traffic
  • Bland Stores

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