Mid-Market / Tenderloin

SF’s Drug Containment Zone

Posted October 10, 2017 by

SF Lets Anything Go on 400 Block of Turk When I first got involved in San Francisco’s Tenderloin in 1980, I wondered why so many openly illegal drug sales activities were allowed  in the neighborhood. Then residents explained to me
Read More »

Tenderloin Art Wraps Installed!

Posted September 26, 2017 by

Tired of those unsightly utility boxes and trash cans? Now you can visit Art Wraps for the Heart of the Tenderloin, an exciting Tenderloin art project whose installation began last weekend.  The project consists of artist-designed vinyl wraps on 20
Read More »

Tenderloin Déjà Vu

Posted August 29, 2017 by

If San Francisco ignoring community input before opening a 24-hour homeless drop-in center in the Tenderloin sounds familiar, that’s because it is. In 1990, Mayor Art Agnos similarly bypassed the neighborhood in announcing the opening of a homeless shelter at
Read More »

Mid-Market’s Empty Shopping Center

Posted August 15, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

People often scream “build it and they will come” when talking about luring tenants to new developments. But for the brand-new shopping center said to be a catalyst for revitalizing Mid-Market – somebody built it, but nobody came. 6×6, originally
Read More »

See Screaming Queens at Tenderloin Museum

Posted August 15, 2017 by Katie Conry

Directors Susan Stryker and Victor Silverman’s award winning documentary, The Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria, tells the forgotten story of the first collective act of militant resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States–a
Read More »
Translate »