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Former Japantown Bowl location in February, 2003 

Justin Herman's Fillmore: A bulldozer in a crater at Post and Webster Streets echoes the past as San Francisco remembers the devastating effects of urban renewal on the Fillmore's black community starting in the 1950s.

Justin Herman, the chief architect of a plan that would raze 60 square blocks and displace more than 13,000 Fillmore residents said, "Without adequate housing for the poor, critics will rightly condemn urban renewal as a land-grab for the rich and a heartless push-out for the poor and nonwhites." 

Read all about Herman's notorious Phase A-2 at KQED's award winning The Fillmore web site.


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