One of San Francisco’s most notorious neighborhoods is looking to change its image, and it is turning to the past to reshape its future. There will soon be a new way to celebrate its history.
“Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson, George Foreman, they all boxed at the Cadillac Hotel. You know you can’t say that about any other place in San Francisco,” said Randy Shaw, of the Tenderloin Museum.
Randy Shaw walks around San Francisco’s Tenderloin like it is a museum. Nearly every building has a story to tell, and he knows most of them.