---------\\\ This normally frenetic, overly crowded, part of downtown takes on a dark and almost sinister cloak as the sun sets. As the steel shutters screech down on thousands of shops and the discarded papers dance in the streets after a day of full blown capitalism. A few of the homeless set up tents or lay out their cardboard beds in what becomes a desolate, unforgiving Santee. Until sunrise, when it all begins again. ///---------