Treasure Island Begins Its Transformation

With San Francisco taking over the famed island that connects the City to the East Bay, plenty of changes are in store but some have already begun.

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Treasure Island viewed from above.
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There is more to do on Treasure Island than simply taking a turn off the Bay Bridge to park and admire the City's skyline. Many people have never been past the welcoming gate to the former military base.
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The island is filled with view of the City skyline and views of the new bay bridge.
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The views of the City and the bay are hard to beat though.
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The span of the Bay Bridge going into the City is easy to see from several places across the island.
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Even deep in the island, there are views of the bay bridge and the East Bay.
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Here the old span from the East Bay is seen as workers work to get the new span up as well.
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A shipping vessel leaves the Port of Oakland and heads under the Bay Bridge.
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The City's skyline, including Twin Peaks and the Transamerica building are visible from several different sections of the island. Here seen near what appears to be former barracks.
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Here the Transamerica Building and Sutro Tower are seen together.
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The island also has several places to eat and taste wine. There is also a gym and baseball fields for those looking for something active to do without the rush of the City.
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When you enter the island, there is a small general store where you can get everything from coffee to diapers.
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A view of one of the old buildings that has been maintained through the years.
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The island is also filled with trees and parks. Here a tree-lined road leads down to the edge of the water.
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A park seen on the island.
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A row or portables lets you know that there is still a lot of work to be done on the island.
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A sign welcomes you to the newest part of the City.
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An old warehouse is seen just beyond the water's edge.
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Another tree-lined road.
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Some sort of an exhibit on an old housing unit.
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A view of another old building on the island, with trees in front.
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A recent sculpture installation shows the bay and the bridge in all its glory.
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Another view of the woman.
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The tree-lined road back to the Bay Bridge.
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