A Changing Mission

TO WHOM DOES SAN FRANCISCO'S OLDEST NEIGHBORHOOD BELONG?

Carlos Avila Gonzalez

The Mission District has long been a neighborhood where immigrants could grab a foothold in the city. Yet over the past few years, San Francisco's oldest neighborhood has also become one of its most desirable. For eight months reporters and photographers spent time getting to know residents and merchants near the block of 24th Street between Shotwell and Folsom — known as the heart of the Mission — to document the change they are experiencing.

Project Contributors:
Erin Brethauer, Katie Brigham, Joe Garofoli, Kristen Go, Michael Grant, Carlos Avila Gonzales, Mike Kepka, Pete Kiehart, Leah Millis, Frank Mina, Ben Muessig, Jake Nicol, Tim O’Rourke, Joaquin Palomino, Warren Pederson, Carolyn Said, Lea Suzuki, Jim Trotter and Judy Walgren

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