Where is Lombard Street?
It is often (erroneously) referred to as the steepest street in San Francisco and runs from Telegraph Hill to the Presidio across San Francisco, crossing Richardson Ave directly to the Golden Gate Bridge.
It is already steep, but there are many in San Francisco that are much steeper. One of the most winding streets in the city, however, it is definitely
The most famous section is between Hyde Street and Leavenworth Street and was a paved straight road with a gradient of 27°at the beginning of the 20th century. Houses and land in this area were much cheaper than those in the neighboring areas of the city.
Even when the first automobiles came on the market, they simply could not make such inclines and you could not even drive to his house entrance. One of the residents was the businessman Carl Henry, who owned several houses on Lombard Street… He had the brilliant idea and proposed to re-lay the road in a serpentine form in order to reduce the steep incline from 27° to about 15°.
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How do I get to the cable car on Lombard Street?
Is Lombard Street Free?
What is there to do at Lombard Street?
How late do the cable cars run in San Francisco?