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Wikipedia: The Castro
The Castro
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The Castro is:
  • a street in San Francisco, which is best known for being the heart of San Francisco's gay community. See separate entry for Castro Street.
  • the immediate area surrounding this street. The neighborhood is also known as Eureka Valley.
  • the commonly used name for the Castro Theatre ("I'm going to see "The Women" tonight at the Castro."), a landmark moviehouse that shows a wide variety of films.

The gay community's presence on this street is most concentrated in the business district that runs from the corner of Market St.-17th St.-Castro to 19th St.-Castro.

Special events:

Places of note:
  • Castro Theatre
  • Corner of 18th St.-Castro
  • SF Muni's vintage streetcar turnaround at Market St.-17th St.-Castro
  • Castro Street Station, a Muni train station
  • Harvey Milk Plaza
  • Site of Harvey Milk's Camera Store - 575 Castro St.

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