#TBT: 10 San Francisco Streets Named After Women in History


San Francisco is full of landmarks named for male miners, politicians, and Gold Rush–era tycoons, but what about the notable women of San Francisco history? For this week's throwback, take a walk down city streets named after local ladies, and learn some of the stories behind them.

Isadora Duncan Lane

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San Francisco native Isadora Duncan was a famous dancer and choreographer, regarded (along with Martha Graham) as the Mother of Modern Dance. Her namesake street, Isadora Duncan Lane, is located in the Union Square/Lower Hob Hill area.

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