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By Robert F. Oaks

Today�s Fillmore District, whereas one in all San Francisco�s such a lot assorted neighborhoods, bears little resemblance to the cosmopolitan position it as soon as used to be. This district, which has arguably replaced greater than the other within the urban, as soon as held a wide Jewish cost, replete with synagogues, bakeries, and kosher markets. It additionally had an enormous jap neighborhood, now based in Japantown yet now not as large as within the prewar years; amusements just like the Chutes, Dreamland boxing ring, and theatres; faculties, church buildings, and a celebrated �Jazz District� that hosted the head names in track for a few years. And in a single of the main debatable monitors of civic energy, this densely populated zone fell to the forces of redevelopment, bisected by means of the formidable plan to widen Geary side road, making a freeway-like highway throughout the district and forcing out hundreds of thousands of dwellers whose houses have been both moved or demolished.

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