Mid-Market / Tenderloin

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Peter Fortuna’s Lost Photographs at Tenderloin Museum

Posted July 6, 2017 by

The Tenderloin Museum recovers the lost history of a great American neighborhood. Tonight, it displays the heretofore unseen photography and ephemera of Peter Fortuna, whose remarkable life ultimately brought him to the Tenderloin neighborhood. “Peter Fortuna: A Tenderloin Story” offers
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Scharf Leaves Tenderloin for Harvard Law

Posted June 8, 2017 by

Rio Scharf, organizer for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic’s Central City SRO Collaborative (CCSROC), leaves the gritty streets of the Tenderloin next week for a new neighborhood: the green pastures of Harvard Law School. Scharf follows in the footsteps of his
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Tenderloin Still Battling for Two-Way Streets

Posted June 6, 2017 by

Believe it or not, San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood has entered its second decade in its quest for safer and slower two-way streets. The Board of Supervisors passed the Eddy-Ellis two-way streets measure in 2007.  Mayor Lee and D6 Supervisor Jane
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Local 2 on Stage at Tenderloin Museum

Posted April 27, 2017 by Katie Conry

Tonight at the Tenderloin Museum, come hear hotel workers tell their stories. The rich history of organized labor in the Tenderloin includes that of today’s largest San Francisco private sector union. UNITE HERE Local 2 represents approximately 12,000 hotel and
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It’s Back! Tenderloin Tourism Returns

Posted April 18, 2017 by

Three decades after tourism fled the Tenderloin, tourists are coming back. And no longer needing to fear the Tenderloin’s “touristification,” residents see benefits from tourists patronizing restaurants, bars and cultural attractions, with jobs for local residents’ part of the mix.
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SFMTA Puts Tenderloin Kids at Risk

SFMTA Delays Tenderloin Safety

Posted March 28, 2017 by

Tenderloin’s 10 Year Wait for Two-Way Streets Continues In 2007, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted the Tenderloin-Little Saigon Neighborhood Transportation Plan. Yet today, 10 years later, the Plan’s key pedestrian safety feature—the shift of Eddy and Ellis
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