A cultural district for Central Market

From SPUR:

San Francisco has an opportunity to create a unique, eclectic cultural arts district on Central Market Street. The district will serve the adjacent Tenderloin and South of Market neighborhoods, the city and the region — and become a destination for visitors from around the world. Come hear from Amy Cohen and Jordan Klein of the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Alexander Quinn from AECOM and arts district expert Deborah Frieden as they share their thinking about how to transform Central Market.

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