San Francisco

Economic Strategies for Japantown's Cultural Preservation

12:30 p.m. | Tuesday, January 28, 2014

 

 

Photo courtesy of flickr user mescon

Japantown has been a cultural mainstay in San Francisco for decades. Recently, the city adopted an economic strategy intended to preserve and promote Japantown’s cultural heritage. Hear how this strategy, the first of its kind in the nation, can provide important lessons for other communities within San Francisco and beyond.

Bob Hamaguchi / Japantown Organizing Committee
Karen Kai / Japantown Organizing Committee 
Diana Ponce de Leon / Office of Economic and Workforce Development
Shelley Caltagirone / SF Planning Department
+ Steve Wertheim / SF Planning Department

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

Admission

Free to members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

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