Community Involvement – Central Market community information from the CMCBD event hosted at 1025 Market Street


Over 600 people attended the Central Market Community Benefit District (CMCBD) Open House event held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 1025 Market Street. The Open House celebrated the renewal and expansion of the CMCBD, inviting residents, building owners, merchants and community members together to meet, learn more about upcoming developments and discuss urban planning updates and neighborhood resources in Central Market. The event was a collaboration between the CMCBD, Eric Chung and Bryan Datu, both of whom were essential in creating a festive environment for community members to meet and to enjoy the 10,000 sqft event space.

Non-profit and City agency staff were on hand to discuss programs and planning initiatives in Central Market. Organizations represented at the event were the
City of San Francisco Department of Public Work and Planning Department, Urban Solutions, Tenderloin Economic Development Project, EpiCenter, Central Market Now, Northern California Community Loan Fund, Illuminate the Arts, Lines Ballet, Kennith Ranin Foundation and the 950 Center for Arts & Education. In the main atrium space, over 40 project boards were displayed, highlighting new development projects in Central Market, including the American Conservatory Theatre‘s revival of the old Strand Theatre; the proposed community arts center, hotel and mixed-income housing complex at 950-974 Market; and [freespace]‘s new location at 1011 Market St.

Those interested in renting 1025 Market for corporate parties, weddings or other events can contact the CMCBD at for more information.

The CMCBD is a special assessment district formed by property owners and other community members within the district to fund supplemental services to improve the safety, cleanliness and economic vitality of San Francisco’s Central Market area. For more details about CMCBD services and upcoming events in the community please go to:

Photos from the event below.