Special Filipino District Coming Up in San Francisco

San Francisco is setting up an official Filipino social and cultural district to preserve symbols Filipino American presence in the South of Market neighborhood as its longtime residents face threats of displacement from surging high-tech development.

Dubbed SoMa Pilipinas, the special area would showcase more than 25 historic buildings, sites and objects to mark the neighborhood as a hub for new Filipino immigrants and therefore a center for Filipino culture in the city. More in Inquirer.net.