Planning a Gay Enclave

The City of Oakland, CA seeks to promote economic development through establishment of gay and lesbian district.
March 28, 2004, 7am PST | Erin Clark
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"Oakland has launched an official effort to cultivate a gay and lesbian neighborhood, an attempt to capture local dollars now flowing into San Francisco. The idea is to create a gathering place for Oakland's large but widely distributed gay and lesbian population. Such an enclave, city officials hope, will improve blighted storefronts and make Oakland more attractive to prospective residents and businesses."

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Published on Friday, March 19, 2004 in San Francisco Business Times
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