Scary Steep Downhill San Francisco Street

Late August coming into San Francisco early in the morning. I sometimes take first-time visitors to the city on this route. It feel like you’re dropping off the edge of a cliff. That’s my truck hood in the foreground. (This is one of the streets parallel with Union.)

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

2 Responses to Scary Steep Downhill San Francisco Street

  1. Anonymous says:

    one word

    Bullitt

  2. aapc says:

    Filbert st. is a good one, right off Polk I think…

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