Baldwin Street is the steepest street in the world. At its maximum, the slope of Baldwin Street is approximately 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) - that is, for every 2.86 metres travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 metre.
Wikipedia: Lombard Street in San Francisco, California, an east-west thoroughfare that runs from The Presidio, through the Cow Hollow neighborhood, and through the Russian Hill and Telegraph Hill neighborhoods, before terminating at The Embarcadero.
Lombard Street is best known for this one block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has eight sha...
The Marina Bay Street Circuit (otherwise known as the Singapore GP Street Circuit) is a street circuit around the city state's Marina Bay and is the venue for the Singapore Grand Prix. The track is 5.073 km (3.152 mi) long in a harbourside location similar in style to the Monaco Grand Prix and the new circuit in Valencia.
40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction. It is located on the north side of Wall Street between Broad Street and William Street. It was first known as Bank of Manhattan Trust Building when it was built. Its pinnacle reaches 927 feet (282.5m) and was very briefly the tallest building in the world, soon surpassed by the Chrys...
The Battle of Cable Street or Cable Street Riot took place on Sunday 4 October 1936 in Cable Street in the East End of London. It was a clash between the Metropolitan Police Service, overseeing a legal march by the British Union of Fascists, led by Oswald Mosley, and anti-fascists, including local Jewish, socialist, anarchist, Irish and communist groups. The majority of both marchers and counte...
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