The 210-foot tower sits atop Telegraph Hill, built with funds left by Lillie Hitchcock Coit. Visitors are treated to a spectacular 360-degree view of the city from the top. The parking lot is only accessible by Telegraph Hill Blvd, or on foot by walking up the Greenwich steps or via the Filbert Steps at Montgomery St.
Best known for one block on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has earned the distinction of being “the crookedest street in the United States.” The design was born out of necessity in order to reduce the hill’s natural 27-degree slope to a lesser 16-degree incline.
Take a drive down Lombard Street!