The Scandinavian Seamen's Mission operated for a long time on 15th Street, off Market Street, just around the corner from the Swedish-American Hall, which remains in the district. Gay Pride is celebrated during the month of June and, as you can probably imagine, is quite the party in the streets of the Castro. Gay villages in the United States. Some Castro stores have amusing names. Shop Tickets And Tours. Ansgar merged with First Finnish Lutheran Church.
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There is a smaller mural above the sidewalk on the building showing Milk looking down on the street fondly. This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Be sure to include a movie in your agenda as the exterior of the Castro Theater does not do the ornate interior justice and you can't hear the live organ music from outside either. In the s — during prohibition — the downstairs of the Swedish-American Hall served as a speak-easy, one of many in the area. Since it is easily accessible with public transportation you can expect to find a lively crowd of all types; families, singles, couples both gay and straight, and even those people that can't quite be identified by either gender or sexuality. For the movie palace, see Castro Theatre. Retrieved March 4,
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Castro and Market Sts. After a full day of shopping you can relax in one of the many restaurants and have a cup of organic coffee to rejuvenate yourself. The main drag of the Castro runs on Castro Street from Market to 19th although the neighborhood extends a few blocks in either direction. Ask Skimsa about The Castro.