Jack’s, (now known as the Boom Boom Room) relocated on the corner of Fillmore and Geary, was one of the few clubs to remain until the early 1980s, when a new generation of music fans came to the Fillmore Auditorium and the next-door Temple Beautiful to slam dance to the many punk rock concerts held at both venues. A few years later, Bill Graham began promoting concerts at the Kabuki Theater, moving back into the Fillmore Auditorium once again in 1985. Music was once again flowing in the streets of The Fillmore. Even damage from a fire that wiped out the next door former synagogue and the 1989 earthquake could not take down the iconic concert hall and the building remains a musical cornerstone for the neighborhood, drawing internationally known acts on to its famous stage.
In 1995 the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency established the Historic Fillmore Jazz Preservation District in an attempt to help bring back what had been lost during redevelopment, and a new era of music was heralded in to the neighborhood. A streetscape project was initiated which created several open plazas as well as a history walk along Fillmore Street.
Today, once again the district is simply referred to as “The Fillmore”. Encouraged by the revitalized neighborhood, stores and music venues have begun once again to line Fillmore Street. Sheba Piano Lounge,
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