The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve Calle 24 as a special district akin to Chinatown.
While the designation carries no special restrictions, it means that when items come before the Planning Commission, the district’s Latino Cultural designation will come into play.
Already, however, much has changed.
Jaime Maldonado, the owner of La Victoria bakery, and Louie Gutierrez, the owner of La Reyna bakery, talked with Mission Local about the neighborhood’s unique characteristics and how it has changed. They have a lot in common. They both bake colorful conchas and pan dulces in the businesses they took over from their parents. Each face the same challenges of the changing business landscape in the Mission.