13 Addresses

Napier Lane is recognized as an official street of San Francisco. It also happens to consist just 13 addresses, be constructed of boardwalk-style planks, and is accessible only by foot. But its street sign, lost amidst this oddly placed, lush greenery, is hardly noticed by the fast-moving visitors on the staircase below. The creaky, wood staircase is a small subsection of Filbert Street that cascades down the bay-facing hillside to the Embarcadero. The “street” bridges the divide between...