Riding Elim, San Francisco’s Narrowest and Shortest Street – Is This Legal? – A Landmark in SoMA

Tiny Elim Street used to labour in obscurity, but no longer - it’s gotten a lot of attention this past year.

Anyway, it might not be long for this world.

Oh well.

Confronting The Pigeon:

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The part between the two buildings that face First Street is about seven feet. (My man-hands would need to be ever so slightly larger to be able to touch both buildings at the same time.)

And here’s the rest of Elim, a haven for smokers near Golden Gate University, apparently.

A possible future occupant:

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2 Responses to “Riding Elim, San Francisco’s Narrowest and Shortest Street – Is This Legal? – A Landmark in SoMA”

  1. pchas says:

    Another one bites the dust. I can remember Tehama Place off First between Howard and Folsom. And seeing the name of the long vanished Oregon Street printed in the sidewalk on Embarcadero near Washington.

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