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    2020 A+C Festival | Neighborhood Series: The Fillmore

    Monday, September 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
    Known as the “Harlem of the West” in the 1940s and 1950s, The Fillmore was one of the few neighborhoods in the Bay Area where people of color could go for entertainment. Talk story with a variety of long-time business merchants and members of the community who have contributed to the narrative of this illustrious district.



    Michelle Fitzhugh-Craig, Publisher, shades Magazine and former editor of The Western Edition newspaper

    Janice Lee, Managing Editor, shades Magazine


    Netsanet Alemayehu, Co-Owner, Sheba Piano Lounge

    Pia Harris, Chair, Fillmore Merchants & Neighborhood Collaborative

    Agonafer Shiferaw, Businessman

    Michael Willis, FAIA, Former Principal and Founder, MWA Architects (Retired)


    About the Architecture + the City Festival (September 11-30)

    Co-presented by AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design, the 17th annual Architecture + the City goes virtual and will continue to offer behind-the-scenes programs, walking tours, literature, live presentations and more that provide an excellent opportunity for all communities to experience architecture and design in a myriad of ways throughout the city. Every September, the festival reveals the many facets and layers of San Francisco, and how ­architecture and design play a key role in this ever-changing urban landscape.

    For more info visit www.archandcity.org

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    Monday, September 14, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
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    AIA San Francisco
    (415) 874-2620
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