When the Moscone Center opened in 1981, Gwenn Craig attended an evening event in the South of Market conference hall, which had been built in what was then a quiet, industrial neighborhood, mostly deserted at night and on weekends.
“So much of the neighborhood was empty,” Craig said. “Everything around it was vacant. You felt like you were going to some sort of distant outpost. People felt a little nervous because it was so deserted.” Read More