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ALLEYS AS ANECDOTES San Francisco’s smallest streets tell the story of an ever-changing city. BY BRITTANY SHOOT

PHOTOS BY ISAAC ARJONILLA

The story of San Francisco is constantly evolving, but one element is static. To speak of San Francisco is to tell a tale of a city in flux, a community where churn and change and reinvention is the norm. Aspects of San Francisco are charming here in a way that elsewhere they simply are not. Take our alleyways. Serving purposes as varied as shortcuts, commerce lanes, art spaces and restaurant rows, the alleys and narrow lanes of San Francisco showcase the character of the city,

its history and present. While alleys serve as connective footpaths and thoroughfares, they also serve as bridges between the past and future. Within one city block, it’s easy to find remnants of the 1849 Gold Rush and the city’s storied literary legacy alongside contemporary art and technological innovation. And with many of San Francisco’s most interesting side streets, the most prominent features and figures make themselves known before one arrives. WHERE GUEST B OOK

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WhereTraveler Guestbook San Francisco 2018-2019  

WhereTraveler Guestbook San Francisco is the premier travel guide for discovering the best things to do and see in San Francisco, California...

WhereTraveler Guestbook San Francisco 2018-2019  

WhereTraveler Guestbook San Francisco is the premier travel guide for discovering the best things to do and see in San Francisco, California...