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The Fillmore

The Fillmore was a dance hall operating under various names and managements - The Get Acquainted Society, Ambassador Dance Hall - through the 1930s, and a roller rink through the 1940s. In 1952, local entrepreneur Charles Sullivan began to book some... more
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A plaza at the foot of a the 600 ft. building at 101 California Street. The plaza features a planted, terraced sitting area where workers can sit and take their lunch. Photo by K. Papai more
The 16th Street Bart Station drops you off at the beginning of the Mission.  Tons of shopping, bars and fun are close by this stop. more
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Mission Statement 18 Reasons is part of the Bi-Rite Family of Businesses, and was created as a way to give back to the neighborhood that has contributed to and supported Bi-Rite over the years. It’s a space to come together, engage with the peo... more
20th Street is home to a few wonderful businesses like Atlas Cafe, Flour + Water, Trick Dog and also home to the annual 20th Street Block Party. more
This area of the Mission District is famous for its murals, huge painted scenes on the walls and building facades.   There are nearly 600 murals in San Francisco, with the richest concentration in this neighborhood. The street, from P... more
The 24th Street BART Station is in the center of what's left of the Latino Mission.   24th Street, from Mission to Portrero and along Mission Street from 22nd to 26th, there are little treats awaiting, from specialty shops to amazing food and dr... more
24th Street from Dolores to Diamond is a great walking street in San Francisco.   There are lots of shops, bars and restaurants that would appeal to almost every taste. more
Academy of Art University is a private, proprietary institution of higher education offering professional study at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of art and design. The Academy operates at the intersection of life and art in prep... more
The epicenter of a dramatically changing San Francisco.   A cultural collide, for how long, we don't know. more
826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization in San Francisco dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages 6 to 18 with their writing skills, helping teachers get their students excited about writing, and cultivating wonder. more
826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured arou... more
Capoeira (pronounced ka-poo-e-da) is a dynamic Afro-Brazilian art form unique to Brazil, which developed during the slavery era through shared cultural customs, rituals, and fighting techniques. Capoeira was born as an expression of resistance and re... more
Founded in 1929 and located in San Francisco, California, Academy of Art University is the largest private Art and Design school in the country with over 17,000 students enrolled.  The University’s open enrollment policy offers greater opp... more
Founded in 1929 and located in San Francisco, California, Academy of Art University is the largest private Art and Design school in the country with over 17,000 students enrolled.  The University’s open enrollment policy offers greater opp... more
Academy of Art University is a private, proprietary institution of higher education offering professional study at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of art and design. The Academy operates at the intersection of life and art in prep... more
Academy of Art University is a private, proprietary institution of higher education offering professional study at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of art and design. The Academy operates at the intersection of life and art in prep... more
The unique and inspired individual student experience at ATI supports each student to excel at things that matter to them. more
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Accion Latina is a non-profit, San Francisco-based organization founded in 1987 to promote social change and cultural pride in the Latino community. We produce a bilingual newspaper, an annual Latino music festival, and coordinate a journalism projec... more
The ACLU of Northern California works to preserve and guarantee the protections of the Constitution's Bill of Rights.   We aim to extend these freedoms to segments of our population who have traditionally been denied their rights, including pe... more
Tucked away in the Bayview District, this leafy gem is home to a beloved community garden. The basketball court, playground and BBQ area are all time-honored gathering spots for friends and neighbors. Expansive views of the Bay and Candlestick Park.... more
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A three-floor art-deco style complex housing the Buriel Clay Theater, the Sargent Johnson Gallery, several workshops and classrooms, and visual arts studios. The center's programs reflect diversity and highlight African American art in its traditiona... more
Founded in 1955, the San Francisco African American Historical & Cultural Society has facilities at Fort Mason and on Fulton Street. The Fort Mason facility includes a museum, art gallery, and gift shop, with the museum's permanent exhibition fea... more
Established in 1993, AfroSolo provides a forum for African American artists to give voice to the unique experience of being Black in the United States. In sharing these feelings, thoughts and values, we gain a better perception of each other and the... more
ALRP’s mission is to help people with HIV/AIDS maintain or improve their health by resolving their legal issues.  ALRP accomplishes this mission by providing free and low-cost legal services to people with HIV/AIDS in the San Francisco Bay... more
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The San Francisco chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, is one of the largest and most active in the country, representing over 1,600 designers in graphics, interaction, experience, motion, and affiliated fields in the Greater Bay... more
Historic 13 acre park. Western half of the park is an official off-leash dog play area, Eastern half of the park has the children's play area, tennis courts, and famous view of the Painted Ladies Victorian homes with great views of the city. - http:... more
The Albion Castle was built as a brewery in 1870. During Prohibition it was closed down since they could not sell their beer. Parts of the building burned down during that time. The castle was rebuilt by a sculptor in 1939. The wall and the caves are... more
Of course, Alcatraz is the tiny little island in the middle of the Bay that has such an amazing past as a top security prision that no one ever successfully escaped from it. But there's much more to its past that can only be discovered by actually vi... more
An amazing resource to the Bernal Heights area.   Fun, education, community. Everyone, young or old, experienced or still learning, is welcome to join our community workdays held from 12noon - 5pm every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month and t... more
The San Francisco campus occupies a beautifully renovated building, which was built in 1924 and is listed in the National Historic Register. The building is home to multiple classrooms, a student lounge, two computer labs, one video conference room,... more
A broad, tiered staircase climbs the terraced southern slope of this steep hillside park; when you reach the top, you will find panoramic views of the city and Bay. Trees and benches crown the summit, while nearby are a children’s playground, a... more
AMA's San Francisco Executive Conference Center has 13 meeting rooms ranging in size from 208 to 1144 square feet and accommodating meetings up to 100 participants. All meeting rooms have built-in Audio Visual equipment, "Executive Style" seating and... more
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American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM), a non-profit institution, is one of the nation's oldest and most prominent acupuncture colleges. Since 1980, ACTCM has provided affordable, quality health care to the public and trained profes... more
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AIA San Francisco is committed to improving the quality of life in the Bay Area by promoting architecture and design. We further this goal through community involvement, education, advocacy, public outreach, member service, and professional excellenc... more
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In 1997 Amoeba Music crossed the Bay to open its San Francisco location, in a converted bowling alley at the eastern edge of Golden Gate Park. Here we stock hundreds of thousands of music and movie titles from every genre imaginable, and we're consta... more
André Salvage & Associates was founded in 1979 in order to teach men, women and children the skills of personal development, safety and abundant living. This nationally acclaimed program began in a small Martial Arts Studio where Master An... more
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Aquarium of the Bay is a marine nature center affiliated with The Bay Institute. The Aquarium is dedicated to protecting, restoring and inspiring conservation of San Francisco Bay and its watershed-from the Sierra to the sea. It is accredited by the... more
Aquatic Park was built in 1939 as a public bathing club between Hyde Street Pier and Fort Mason. Now the National Maritime Museum is here. A great place to spend a weekend. The braves swim in the chilly waters. Ghirardelli Square and the cable car tu... more
* To provide the Arab community in the Bay Area and neighboring regions with a physical base for cultural activities, where a sense of belonging and unity are strengthened. * To teach the younger generation of Arabs about the components of their cul... more