Making Market Street
San Francisco’s most important street struggles to find its way
Ever since a wily surveyor carved its wide, diagonal path through the center of town more than 150 years ago, Market Street has vexed San Francisco. It's the place where each generation tries to scrap the past and build the city of its dreams.... More
- 52 minutes
Part of this Detour takes place inside the San Francisco Public Library, so best to go when the library is open: Monday 10am-5pm Tuesday-Thursday 9am-7pm Friday 12pm-5pm Sunday 12pm-4pm
Bring a photo ID. You’ll need it to check in at the History Center.