The Lower Polk Alleyways District is a creative placemaking project of the Lower Polk Community Benefit District and Lower Polk Neighbors that aims to build community through the artistic and cultural programming of the neighborhood’s network of alleyways.

Art Walk

The First Thursday Art Walk // Lower Polk and Tenderloin Art Walk is a community-led monthly event hosted by the gallery owners and artists’ studios in the Lower Polk and Tenderloin neighborhoods of San Francisco and the Lower Polk Community Benefit District. The Art Walk is every first Thursday of the month from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Each gallery or studio hosts a unique selection of art spanning multiple mediums and styles.

Helping Tenants and Landlords

The Lower Polk Tenant Landlord Clinic (TLC) is a unique interdisciplinary program designed to help prevent homelessness by keeping people housed in their current places of abode. If you live in the Lower Polk or surrounding areas, and are experiencing problems with your current housing, you are urged to contact the TLC now at [email protected].