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Interactive Map: A History of San Francisco Place Names

April 29, 2013 | 12:05 pm

Interactive Map: A History of San Francisco Place Names

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In San Francisco, we have a lot of streets with no-nonsense names, like Pine, 3rd Street and Broadway. But what about Geary? Divisadero? Castro? Do you know what they’re named for? There’s a map for that. A new interactive map from Noah Veltman, a Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow at the BBC, gives the history behind the names of San […]

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