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Japantown - Then and Now

9/08/2012
2:00 - 3:00

Western Addition

Western Addition Meeting Room

1550 Scott Street

Join City Guides volunteer Marian Halley as she tells the story of San Francisco's Japantown, highlighting its establishment after the earthquake and fire of 1906, the growth of a vibrant community, the internment of its Japanese-American  population during World War II, and the impact  of urban renewal  on Japantown in the 1960s;  down to the present times and victories won to keep the neighborhood united during the redistricting process.