We Built This City

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Look, Tenderloin boosters, as long as you have people shooting up, soliciting sex for money, and smoking crack in broad daylight, no B.S. marketing campaign is going to convince people to go to the TL unless they absolutely have to (and by “have to,” I mean need to meet their drug dealer or pick up a hooker), including — and I realize this may come as a shock! — slapping the word “Uptown” on there and setting up a website that promotes points of architectural interest. What might possibly help? Doing something that actually addresses the problems of poverty, homelessness, and mental illness in SF. CRAZY, I KNOW

Look, Tenderloin boosters, as long as you have people shooting up, soliciting sex for money, and smoking crack in broad daylight, no B.S. marketing campaign is going to convince people to go to the TL unless they absolutely have to (and by “have to,” I mean need to meet their drug dealer or pick up a hooker), including — and I realize this may come as a shock! — slapping the word “Uptown” on there and setting up a website that promotes points of architectural interest. What might possibly help? Doing something that actually addresses the problems of poverty, homelessness, and mental illness in SF. CRAZY, I KNOW

  1. crowsoup reblogged this from webuiltthiscity and added:
    I’ve never said it better because I couldn’t have said it better…
  2. njudah reblogged this from webuiltthiscity and added:
    in the late 80s they tried to get tourist guides to call it the “Renaissance district” because it was JUST ABOUT TO TURN...
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