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Cultural institutionon verge of eviction

Oct 30, 2018 - The San Francisco Chronicle

GalerĂ­a de la Raza, the 24th Street art gallery and studio space that has been an anchor of the Mission District's Latino cultural district for nearly a half century, is facing eviction after its landlord proposed a lease that would double the rent and require the nonprofit to spend upward of $1 million to make the space handicapped accessible.

The 48-year-old gallery, which has been in its current space for 46 years, is looking for a two-year deal that would allow it to stay open in a po...