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A Chinatown Preservation Frolic!

  • Chinese Historical Society 965 Clay Street San Francisco, CA United States (map)

UPDATE: We are now sold out for both tours. If you would like to be put on the waiting list, please email

Join us for a walking tour led by Al Barna and Randall Ann Homan, authors of San Francisco Neon: Survivors and Lost Icons, along with Therese Poletti, ADSC Preservation Director.

Highlights include Chinatown's neon signs from the 1930s to the 50s, working and non-working, Julia Morgan's Chinatown YWCA and former sites of Chinese American nightclubs, with stops along the way at historic LiPo Bar and Far East Cafe.

Meet at the Chinese Historical Society, 965 Clay Street, San Francisco. Tour ends at Stookey's Club Moderne for an optional no-host toast to neon, to Art Deco, and to Chinatown! Al and Randall Ann's book will be available for purchase and signing at the end of both tours.