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Photo Friday: Lombard Street, The Crookedest Street in the World

Lombard Street San Francisco

San Francisco’s Lombard Street runs east and west between the Embarcadero, Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill, Cow Hollow and finally ends at the Presidio.   It’s a pleasant drive, mostly just a run-of-the-mill city street – except for one block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets.  And it’s that one block that gives Lombard Street …

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2008 global cities index

Full Ranking

In January of 2007 I posted the globalization index, a partnership between Foreign Policy magazine and A.T. Kearney. At the time the report listed the most globalized countries, led by Singapore, Switzerland and the United States. A few weeks ago I decided to once again fine tune the editorial line of this blog …Juan

2008 hub culture’s zeitgeist

Every year Stan Stalnaker and his team of global citizens gather their experiences around the world and summarize in this, their now famous Hub Culture’s Zeitgeist Ranking, the cities that for a variety of reasons seem to be at the center of the Universe. An elusive classification that doesn’t get impressed with economic power, …Juan

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