A Resource and Guide to the Hidden Waterfront City of the East Bay.
The Municipal Natatorium
- The Municipal Natatorium, also known locally as The Plunge, is a landmark historical pool built in 1926. The pool is twice the size of an olympic pool and the walls are decorated with period murals.
Masquers Playhouse is a community theater and nonprofit corporation that has been producing plays and musicals of the highest caliber for more than 60 years. The theater is currently being renovated.
Point Richmond History Museum
Our museum tells the story of Point Richmond which was once an island on San Francisco Bay. Today, Point Richmond is a vibrant neighborhood that is that city of Richmond’s birthplace.
Built in 1911, the historic Hotel Mac restaurant and hotel is listed in the National Register of Historic Buildings. This three story, red brick building is a fixture for fine dining in Point Richmond.
Keller Beach is located in a scenic cove and is one of the Bay’s few swimming beaches. Keller cove has a regular group of open water swimmers and is a favorite secret spot among locals to relax and enjoy the bay breeze.
For 14 years, Point Richmond Music has brought free street concerts to Point Richmond’s downtown, making it a gathering place for people of all ages, ethnicities, and walks of life, who come together to enjoy musical talent of many genres.
Ferry Point Tunnel
Ferry point tunnel was constructed to allow access to a ferry dock during the development of the Santa Fe transcontiental railroad. Today, the tunnel is the gateway to Brickyard Cove, the Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline and the Richmond Yacht Club.
The Point Richmond Penninsula
The Point Richmond waterfront includes miles of hiking trails on the Bay Trail and in the hills of Nicholl Knob. The new trail over the Richmond/San Rafael bridge connects cyclists and pedestrians to the trails of Marin County.
The Point Richmond Business Association and community comes together each December to decorate the town square and usher in the holidays.
East Brother Light Station
Located on an island just off the coast of Point Richmond, East Brother Light Station is today one of the Bay Area’s most unique bed and breakfast hotels.
MODERN NEW HOMES ON THE CALIFORNIA BAY
On San Francisco Bay, with incredible views of the Bay Bridge and the city beyond, discover the waterfront flats and townhomes of Waterline. This new community in Point Richmond was designed to complement the natural landscape and maximize each home’s view of the California bay, with two-story buildings in the front and four-story buildings in the back. This breathtakingly beautiful location is ideally located for work or play, with Marin, Berkeley, and San Francisco just minutes away via 580, 80, and the 101 and easy access to public transportation, including the ferry.
Waterline features two- and three-bedroom flats and townhomes for sale ranging from ~2,076 to ~2,986 square feet. Choose from eight floorplans with sophisticated modern designs and well-appointed finishes. Plans include open-concept living areas, decks or porches, two-car garages, and, best of all, awe-inspiring views from waterfront units. Visit Waterline by home builder Shea Homes and schedule a tour of one of our beautiful model homes or join our interest list today! Discover if a modern new townhome for sale with a gorgeous view of the San Francisco Bay, is the right fit for your next home!
Point Richmond In the News
TRAC 2020 Mid Year Report
July 1, 2020 | Baytrail Newsletter
The City now has 36 miles of Bay Trail, representing 10% of the existing 356 miles of the planned 500-mile walking and cycling path encircling San Franciso and San Pablo Bays. Despite having more Bay Trail completed than any other city in the nine-county Bay Area, 6.4…
Point Richmond Restaurant Guide
July 5, 2020 | Restaurant Guide
Thinking about take out or dining outside? Here are some options in Point Richmond.
Please note that many of our regular events are cancelled or on hold. We’ll get them posted once SIP restrictions are lifted.
Regular Ongoing Events
The PRNC meets every month. Its mission is:
- To serve the people of Point Richmond in a non-partisan, non-commercial manner and to work cooperatively with local, state and federal governments.
- To help residents determine the important needs and problems of their neighborhood by providing a place where ideas and information can be exchanged, problems studied, and actions planned.
- To promote a spirit of enhanced community.
Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month, 6:30 pm social, 7:00 pm meeting, 54 Railroad Avenue, Point Richmond.
Regular City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Special meetings are held on the other Tuesdays of the month. The City Council is on recess during the month of August.
Meeting can be watched on line from the KCRT streaming service.
The PRBA facilitates networking, provides cooperative marketing opportunities and protects the interests of the local business community.
All are welcome to attend the monthly business luncheons regardless of whether or not you are a business owner.
The PRBA meets the last Thursday of each month. Luncheons are usually at the Hotel Mac and mixers are held at various locations.