Mid-Market / Tenderloin

SFPD Plan puts Westfield Center in Tenderloin station while excluding blocks in the Uptown Tenderloin Historic District

SFPD Redistricting Plan Fails the Tenderloin

Posted December 15, 2014 by

While San Franciscans spent the evening of December 10th lining up for sandbags and fighting over batteries in anticipation of stormageddon, a commissioned panel of experts presented the police department’s plan revised boundaries of district boundaries. Most stations’ borders changed
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The newly opened Bulldog Baths, 130 Turk St.

The Return of the Bulldog Baths

Posted December 3, 2014 by

This week marks the soft opening of the Bulldog Baths, San Francisco’s newest dog resort. Located at the 130 Turk Street location of the legendary Bulldog Baths (1979-1983), the site had previously housed Club Turkish Baths, San Francisco’s first gay
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The future Market Street Place

Retail Comes to Mid-Market

Posted November 13, 2014 by

In 2007, well before any tech company considered moving to Mid-Market, a project was proposed that I thought would be the linchpin of Mid-Market’s revival. It was called CityPlace. The brainchild of developer David Rhodes, CityPlace offered retail shopping for
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Chief Suhr must allow public input on redistricting

Public Bypassed in SF Police Redistricting

Posted November 3, 2014 by

Redrawing the lines of San Francisco’s police districts may seem like a dry topic, but I hear about it from Tenderloin residents all the time. According to SFPD Chief Greg Suhr, the process of demographics analysis for redistricting is currently
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