New Street Names Map Reveals San Francisco’s Hidden and Iconic History

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Pop quiz hotshot: who is Van Ness Avenue named after? What about Mt. Davidson?

If you answered “probably two guys named Van Ness and Davidson,” you’re not technically incorrect, but it might behoove you to learn a bit more San Francisco history. Luckily, web developer and San Francisco native Noah Veltman has created SF Streets, an interactive map detailing the history of street and landmark names across the city.

Veltman’s map reveals, for instance, that… READ MORE

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