San Francisco, California: The World's Crookedest Street Team Field Report

1099 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA
Northeast corner of the city. Three blocks east of where US 101 turns sharply south to become Van Ness Ave.
Closed last two weekends in June, first two weekends in July 2014.
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The World's Crookedest Street
Takes eight consecutive 90 degree turns in one city block to compensate for its steepness. Tourists drive down, park at the bottom, and take pictures of other tourists driving down. Report... [05/24/2009]

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World's Crookedest Street

This is certainly a crooked street, but Vermont St. between 22 and 24th is said to be even more crooked.

[Mulvaney, 02/04/2012]
World's Crookedest Street

Vermont Avenue (between 20th amd 22nd) is generally regarded as being crookeder, but Lombard is prettier.

[Mulvaney, 04/30/2011]

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