Mid-Market / Tenderloin

Chip Conley Speaks at the Tenderloin Museum on Dec. 2

Chip Conley to Speak at Tenderloin Museum

Posted November 16, 2015 by

Chip Conley, who used the Tenderloin’s Phoenix Hotel as a springboard for reinventing the boutique hotel industry, will speak about his experiences  in and out of the neighborhood at the Tenderloin Museum on December 2, at 7pm.  It is an
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Concert for the cadillac

Help Save the Cadillac Hotel

Posted November 12, 2015 by Kathy Looper

The Cadillac Hotel, with over 158 tenants situated in the heart of the Tenderloin district has been hit with a order from the City to upgrade their electrical system at a cost of over $300,000.00.  Also in jeopardy with the
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Space 236, a gallery for Tenderloin artists

New Gallery to Support Tenderloin Artists

Posted November 10, 2015 by

As artists in San Francisco’s SOMA, Mission, and other neighborhoods struggle to survive, those in the Tenderloin have lacked sufficient community venues to even market their art. The Tenderloin Housing Clinic (publisher of Beyond Chron) hopes to start changing this
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Detective Lew Archer Visits the 1951 Tenderloin

Posted October 21, 2015 by

San Francisco’s Tenderloin has long been the quintessential noir neighborhood. Dashiell Hammett launched his writing career and helped invent the noir genre in the 1920’s while living at 620 Eddy Street at Larkin. Ross Macdonald is another legendary noir writer
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How the Tenderloin Became Smut Capital of USA

Posted October 15, 2015 by

In 1971, the NY Times described San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood as the “smut capital of the USA.” The Tenderloin was where the first full length porn movie was legally shown, the Mitchell Brothers got their start, and the porn industry
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Dolby President and CEO Kevin Yeaman at opening event

Dolby Opening Continues Mid-Market’s Revival

Posted October 1, 2015 by

Dolby Laboratories officially opened its 9th and Market headquarters yesterday, joining Square and other businesses relocating to the area without the incentive of a  tax break. Dolby did not get the Mid-Market/Tenderloin tax credit because the Board of Supervisors wisely
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Media Applauds Tenderloin Museum

Posted September 29, 2015 by

Since the Tenderloin Museum opened on July 16, the media response has been overwhelmingly positive. Peter Kane from SF Weekly wrote, “the Tenderloin Museum is already making an indelible mark on the neighborhood’s cultural map.” USA Today described the Tenderloin
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