Mid Market http://kalw.org en What impacts are tech companies really having on San Francisco’s mid-Market district? http://kalw.org/post/what-impacts-are-tech-companies-really-having-san-francisco-s-mid-market-district <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-f4d85a35-29da-14fd-edc4-97562e73e1a6"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Del Seymour makes sure to take everybody on his walking tours of the Tenderloin to the corner of Turk and Taylor.</span></span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:05:41 +0000 Angela Johnston 41910 at http://kalw.org What impacts are tech companies really having on San Francisco’s mid-Market district? Playing chess with the masters on Market Street http://kalw.org/post/playing-chess-masters-market-street <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s not often that a 93-year-old, a trapeze artist, a kid from the </span>Sunnydale<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> projects, and a DJ from a gentlemen’s club can find something in common. But if you’ve ever been to Fifth and Market in downtown San Francisco, you know that the intersection is one place where this was possible. That’s where people of all walks of life have been playing chess since the </span>1980s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:42:27 +0000 Sam Harnett 33532 at http://kalw.org Playing chess with the masters on Market Street Reynaldo Cayetano documents Sixth Street http://kalw.org/post/reynaldo-cayetano-documents-sixth-street <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Between the </span>Transbay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Transit Tower on First and Mission streets, envisioned to be the west coast’s tallest building, and the emerging tech hub anchored by Twitter at </span>10th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Market Streets, the city is becoming shinier and newer. But almost exactly in between those highly publicized developments is the rough and gritty Sixth Street.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dotted with single room occupancy hotels, Sixth Street has a well-documented history of chronic poverty and crime. It’s also the neighborhood where photographer Rey </span>Cayetano<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> grew up.</span></p><p> Thu, 09 May 2013 00:44:02 +0000 News Producer 26632 at http://kalw.org Reynaldo Cayetano documents Sixth Street Revitalizing Market Street: Can the city's multi-dimensional effort create lasting change? http://kalw.org/post/revitalizing-market-street-can-citys-multi-dimensional-effort-create-lasting-change <p>For the last twenty years, San Francisco city leaders have promised to address the long-standing challenges facing the Mid Market Street neighborhood, but nothing has really changed.Now, San Francisco is taking a fresh approach to revitalizing Mid Market Street that includes attracting tech businesses and actively reaching out to arts organizations, community groups and residents to create a new vision for &nbsp;this diverse neighborhood. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:54:25 +0000 City Visions 13447 at http://kalw.org Revitalizing Market Street: Can the city's multi-dimensional effort create lasting change?