Chinese Culture Foundation

Michael Ares/Special to The S.F. ExaminerPedestrians rest and take photographs on the Portsmouth Square Bridge on Monday.

Portsmouth Square bridge to get artistic facelift

While Chinatown is often stereotyped as a destination for cheap touristy goods,…


mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThe Empress of China

Chinatown landmark Empress of China set to shutter

On Wednesday, the Empress of China, affixed on the top two floors…


Mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerMabel Teng

How the Chinese Culture Foundation ended up in the Hilton Hotel

Across Portsmouth Square, linked by a pedestrian bridge, the 27-story Hilton San…