Interactive Map of San Francisco Toponyms
Posted: 30 April 2013 04:17 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Perhaps not solely of local interest

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Posted: 30 April 2013 05:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I like it. There is at least one book out there on street names of San Francisco, Streets of San Francisco: The Origins of Street and Place Names by Louis K. Loewenstein, (link). (He gives some entries alternative origins rather than championing just one.)

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Posted: 30 April 2013 06:02 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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There are probably books on the street names of every large city (at least in the Western world); my favorite of those I’m familiar with is Jacques Hillairet’s Dictionnaire historique des rues de Paris, two volumes chock-full of gorgeous maps and illustrations as well as detailed historical discussion.

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