Lombard street san francisco map. San francisco bay is a drowned river valley submerged during the melting of the last glacial ice sheet. 725 reviews of lombard street so our family has owned a house here on lombard street since 1959. Learn about nearby airports directions and parking at the ritz carlton san francisco a conveniently located hotel near union square and nob hill. Inside you can find.
Discover boutique elegance with a conscience at the orchard hotel in san francisco one of the citys greenest hotels and is just steps from union squarevisit our website to learn more about us. Filbert street in san francisco california starts at lyon street on the east edge of the presidio and runs east crossing van ness avenue and columbus avenue. Lombard street is a long road situated between embarcadero and the presidio park where it becomes a main artery channeling traffic to the golden gate bridge. Lombard street is an eastwest street in san francisco california that is famous for a steep one block section with eight hairpin turns.
Here the hill is so steep 27. Enthusiastic and profitable filling of the tidelands has reduced its area at mean high tide from about 700 square miles 1800 square km in 1880 to a mere 435 square miles 1125 square km. I lived in it for a while in the 1980s but its a tad too small so we just rent it out. Whether youre walking or driving the varying gradient of the road is sure to catch your attention and give your heart rate a healthy boost.
The street is famous for a small section near the top of russian hill between hyde and leavenworth streets. San francisco famously boasts some of the steepest streets in the country. You could say the folks who nicknamed san franciscos lombard street were a little crooked themselves when they named it the crookedest street in san francisco in the us.