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SF marks the very middle of town, more or less - SF Gate - 6/9

It took some doing, but the greatest minds in town have figured out, within a millimeter, exactly where the precisegeographic center of San Francisco is located.

It’s on a sidewalk in the 700 block of Corbett Avenue, a few paces west of upper Market Street.


“This is the spot,” Mohammed Nuru, director of Public Works, said Wednesday as he eyed the bit of sidewalk where his surveyors had just installed a brass marker after taking a series of complex measurements with a $35,000 geopositioning gizmo mounted on a tripod.


The brass marker says “Geographic Center” in tiny letters. Next to it...

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Release Date
Thursday, June 9, 2016