Mid-Market / Tenderloin

Lower Turk in 1944. The Silver Rail, then an underground gay bar, is on the right.

Tenderloin Twilight Zone

Posted November 24, 2016 by

Fake News About Tunnels and the Compton’s Cafeteria Site The November 17 San Francisco Planning Commission hearing on the 950-974 Market Street project became a Tenderloin Twilight Zone. Activists pushed to preserve the legacy of Compton’s Cafeteria while turning down
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The Tenderloin’s Unseen World

Posted November 17, 2016 by

“The Tenderloin – so what’s to like?… What’s to like is the action, the struggle to survive on one’s own terms, the togetherness of losers and loners…” – Herb Caen The Tenderloin Museum helped recover the lost history of a
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The Turk and Taylor side of 950-974 Market St.

Tenderloin Wins Historic Jobs, Housing Victory

Posted October 27, 2016 by Randy Shaw and Rio Scharf

On November 17, the San Francisco Planning Commission reviews 950-974 Market Street, which includes 242 condominium units and a 232 room tourist hotel. While some might expect strong opposition to a new boutique hotel and market-rate condos on the Tenderloin’s
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The Tenderloin's Little Saigon

Exploring the Tenderloin’s Vietnamese Legacy

Posted September 22, 2016 by

A very special event occurs at the Tenderloin Museum tonight. Tho Thi Do, who went from being a Community Organizer at the Vietnamese Youth Development Center in the Tenderloin to becoming an International Vice President for UNITE HERE, will chronicle
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6th Street Art Walk on Friday

Posted September 15, 2016 by Helene Sautou

The 6th Annual 2 BLOCKS OF ART 6th Street art walk takes place on Friday, September 16th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Central Market CBD and Urban Solutions, the event features a range of art exhibits
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