Boarded Up: Ingleside Business Owners Begin Safeguarding Storefronts

A few Ingleside merchants have boarded up their storefronts.

St. Clair’s Taekwondo boarded up its storefront on April 1.
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Covering storefront windows to safeguard property during the COVID-19 coronavirus shelter-in-place order has given downtown San Francisco the feel of the plywood aisle at Home Depot.


Although crime is down significantly citywide, Ingleside, too, is beginning to get the boarded up treatment.

Right away on March 17, Ocean Avenue Tattoo and Cut to Contrast Barbershop, two non-essential businesses no longer allowed to operate, had their storefronts boarded up.

New Oceans Market, a grocer set to open in the old Fruit Barn space, boarded up its facade more securely as the interior renovation continues.

On April 1, St. Clair’s TaeKwonDo put up a barricade, hours after the shelter-in-place order was extended to May 3.

Monza Pizza owner Juraci Filho had a storefront window broken and his premises burglarized in late March. It was the fourth time since he purchased the business early last year. Business is slow but he persists, Filho told The Light.

For a list of Ingleside businesses that are remaining open, go here.

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