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One August evening in 1966, transgender women and gay men banded together to fight back against oppression after a police officer harassed one of them at Gene Compton's Cafeteria. This confrontation was the first known full-scale riot for Transgen…
Formerly the Athens lodgings Hotel Belmont This Building is Listed in The National Register of Historic Places
Film director Frank Capra lived at the Hotel Eddy in 1921 when he was hired to direct his first film The Ballad of Fultah Fisher's Boarding House. This Building is Listed in the National Register of Historic Places Uptown Tenderloin Historic D…
This Building is Listed in the National Register of Historic Places Uptown Tenderloin Historic District
Vacant through the 1970's, the Hamlin was reoccupied and upgraded after being transferred to nonprofit ownership in the 1980's. It was a part of the nation's first agreement requiring tourist hotel developers to provide affordable housing. The 197…
Formerly Ferris Harriman Theater and Hotel and site of the original Tivoli Opera House destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. Miriam Allen Deford, described by the Mystery Writers of America as San Francisco's "most distinguished and rem…
An ethnically diverse student body experienced a "Worker's Culture" here through painting, dance, music, theater, labor history and social science courses. Such artists as Anton Refregier, Ralph Stackpole, and Pablo O'Higgins taught clas…
Founded 1855 B'nai Brith was one of the most vibrant Jewish institutions in San Francisco. It operated seven lodges by 1900. Regional headquarters on this site once housed an extensive library especially strong in Judaica. The Building was destro…
Dahlia Hotel c. 1907 Formerly Hotel Taylor Hotel Thames This building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Uptown Tenderloin Historic District
The tenants' mobilization and resistance to the planned conversion of the hotel in 1979 to a tourist hotel provided the catalyst for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors enactment of the SRO (Single Room Occupancy) Hotel Anti-Conversion Ordinanc…