Revitalization Efforts in San Francisco: An Urban History Case Study of San Francisco's Tenderloin District


  • Jenna Singh California State University, Fresno, USA
  • Michelle Calvarese California State University, Fresno, USA



Revitalization, urban geography, gentrification


San Francisco’s Tenderloin District has seen many changes over the last several decades.  First a haven for gambling and prostitution, then a hot spot for music and pornography, to an current mixture of ghetto dynamics and urban revitalization.  This research focuses on urban land-use changes in this district using geographic and ethnographic methods. 


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How to Cite

Singh, J., & Calvarese, M. (2016). Revitalization Efforts in San Francisco: An Urban History Case Study of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District. Journal of Social Sciences (COES&Amp;RJ-JSS), 5(2), 104–129.