No. 51, October 2005

Tenderloin Hamburder Hotels Turning Into Sirloin SRO's
Elegant Essex on Ellis latest grand dame to get supportive housing makeover
By Tom Carter

Market Street Adds to CBD Mania - 38 percent of Owners From 5th to 9th Vote for District
TL CBD names its board, officer
By Marjorie Beggs & Tom Carter

Kleig Lights on Hastings
Z space studio moving in Great Hall
By Marjorie Beggs

Grassroots Juice
West SoMa group 1st to help planning shape city sector
By Tom Carter

Election News
On the Ballot


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