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San Francisco on Cusp of Transformation

San Francisco is a city on the verge. It’s not just renewal, although that’s part of it. This is major transformation.

The tech boom has proved to be a source of endless fascination, and our sky-high housing rates are everyone’s favorite reference point for the economic sea change in personal living.

But soon there’ll be more change — and it all will redefine San Francisco’s identity.

Some of it will be as obvious as a revived Mid-Market, where buildings boarded up with plywood will become shops and stores. Some will be as subtle as an increase in families with children staying in the city.

Read more: San Francisco Chronicle San Francisco on cusp of transformation


SF on Cusp of Transformation