The International Hotel was (and is, sort of) a residential hotel built in 1907 and located on the corner of Kearny and Jackson streets, originally housing Asian-Americans, largely Filipinos. In the late 1960s, it was slated for demolition and entered a protracted battle, which ultimately resulted in evictions, demolition of the building (despite robust public protest, including 2,000 Jim Jones followers), and its... More >>>