The bulb is home to a vast array of urban art including mural, stencil, graffiti, sculpture and installation art. The bulb is also popular among dog walkers and teenagers alike. The homeless community have also come together to call this place home. A documentary titled "Bum's Paradise" was released in 2003.
The bulb is on the west end of a landfill peninsula just west from the east shore of San Francisco bay. It is a former landfill primarily owned by the City of Albany.
The Albany Bulb (also simply known as The Bulb) is a former landfill largely owned by the City of Albany, in California. The Bulb is the west end of a landfill peninsula jutting west from the east shore of San Francisco Bay. The term "Bulb" is often used to refer to the entire peninsula, which includes the Albany Plateau, north of Buchanan Street at its base; the high narrow "Neck," and the round "Bulb." The Bulb is part of the City of Albany, and can be reached via Buchanan Street or the Bay Trail along the east side of San Francisco Bay.Provided By: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albany_Bulb