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For those who think the suburbs are scary …

The Walker’s Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes doesn’t open until February 16, but you might appreciate the suburban-focused art and architecture of that exhibition a little more after examining some distinctive urban fingerprints. The WebUrbanist blog, in continuing its thought-provoking Seven Wonders series, trains its latest foray on “the scariest, steepest, longest, widest, narrowest, most […]

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The Walker’s Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes doesn’t open until February 16, but you might appreciate the suburban-focused art and architecture of that exhibition a little more after examining some distinctive urban fingerprints. The WebUrbanist blog, in continuing its thought-provoking Seven Wonders series, trains its latest foray on “the scariest, steepest, longest, widest, narrowest, most confusing and most crooked urban streets in the world!” (pictured, from the series, is San Francisco’s Lombard Street).

Surprising that with “narrow” and “crooked” among the criteria, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue didn’t make the list.