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It’s Official! Mission District’s 24th Street District is Calle 24

By Claire Weissbluth
MissionLocal

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Mission District leaders and downtown officials inaugurated the Calle 24 District at Harrison and 24th streets in the Mission.

Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía has called Calle 24 “a little Macondo, where you can find sugared-skulls, exiled poets and colonels who fought in losing wars.”

“Latinos in San Francisco have provided a grounding and a sense of place for cross-cultural and artistic exchange, partnership, collaboration, and dialogue, resulting in artistic and social justice movements that have influenced and pushed the rest of our nation to extend its own thinking, social boundaries, and its related practices,” said Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, an artist and cultural specialist from the American Latino Museum.

“There are many of us here who owe our artistic and cultural footing to this part of the city, and I mean that,” she added.

The district is bounded by 22nd and…

Finish reading Mission District leaders and downtown officials inaugurated the Calle 24 District today at Harrison and 24th streets in the Mission.

Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía has called Calle 24 “a little Macondo, where you can find sugared-skulls, exiled poets and colonels who fought in losing wars.”

“Latinos in San Francisco have provided a grounding and a sense of place for cross-cultural and artistic exchange, partnership, collaboration, and dialogue, resulting in artistic and social justice movements that have influenced and pushed the rest of our nation to extend its own thinking, social boundaries, and its related practices,” said Lorraine Garcia-Nakata, an artist and cultural specialist from the American Latino Museum.

“There are many of us here who owe our artistic and cultural footing to this part of the city, and I mean that,” she added.

The district is bounded by 22nd and…

Finish reading It’s Official! Mission District’s 24th Street District is Calle 24

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