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BUILD is thrilled to officially break ground at Eagle Plaza at the heart of SF’s Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District! Mayor London Breed, Supervisors Rafael Mandelman & Matt Haney, as well as Eagle Bar co-owner Lex Montiel were among the speakers at this exciting, leather filled event!

‘Work starts on SF’s Eagle Plaza’ – by Matthew S. Bajko, Bay Area Reporter 6/19/2019

‘SF’s leather community breaks ground at site celebrating culture’s emergence’ – by Ashley McBride, San Francisco Chronicle 6/18/2019

‘Officials, community celebrate groundbreaking at Eagle Plaza’ – by Kevin N. Hume, SF Examiner 6/18/2019

‘Eagle Plaza breaks ground as leather district centerpiece’ – by Jerold Chinn, SF Bay 6/19/2019

“This is a special day for everybody, not only for me. What makes it so special is we will have a permanent public recognition for the community. We have always been here and now we have a monument for our diversity.”
— Lex Montiel quoted by Matthew S Bajko, Bay Area Reporter