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This is one of the very steepest streets in the entire Western Hemisphere.
This is one of the very steepest streets in the entire Western Hemisphere. Like many of the steeper streets in the city, it has steps along the sidewalk and its own special set of parking rules, so that people and cars don't all come tumbling down!?
Filbert St, San Francisco, CA, USA
The Filbert Steps are the part of Filbert Street that runs between Battery Street and Telegraph Hill Boulevard in North Beach
Dating from 1861, this eight-sided house with its cupola top, dormer windows, and roof lanterns was built in the belief that such octagonally shaped houses promote healthier living
This block contains twelve spectacular mansions in a variety of styles
This is an 11,500 square foot Queen Anne Victorian, built solely out of redwood in 1886 for William Haas
It was officially declared a city landmark in 1965, and today it's still possible to view the remnants of the old chocolate-making machinery there
The title of the 'crookedest street in the world' belongs to a one-block section of Lombard Street that contains 8 hairpin turns along Montclair Terrace, created to reduce the hill's natural steep slope
The park consists of the Hyde St Pier and the fleet of historic ships moored there, the Maritime Museum, Aquatic Park, and the Municipal Pier
This white 'Beaux-Arts' limestone mansion was built in 1913 by sugar baron Adolph Spreckles
These five blocks form the heart of the Russian Hill neighborhood district