S.F. Japantown community meets to discuss future of hotels

San Francisco Japantown community members met at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California June 16 in response to the sale of the Hotel Kabuki and the listing of Hotel Tomo by Beverly Hills, Calif.-based 3D Investments. The Japantown Task Force and the JCCCNC invited attendees to discuss their concerns about the sale […]

Stakeholders seek community consensus, trust in S.F. Japantown’s future

San Francisco’s Japantown is one of three remaining Japanese American ethnic enclaves in the United States. In its more than 100-year history, the Nikkei population in San Francisco’s Western Addition has survived two major social upheavals, the wartime incarceration and urban redevelopment. The JCHESS As a reaction to urban redevelopment in the 1960s through ‘80s, […]