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Old 09-07-2016, 08:03 PM
 
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SF is bad with Market Street. SE of Market St is one grid, while NW of Market St is another. They meet for a few miles along Market St making it a horrible street to navigate. Without a GPS, you have no idea which are one way streets and which allow turns and which don't.

SF has some others because of geography, but that's the most obvious one I can thin of NOT due to the hills and valleys all over.
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Old 09-07-2016, 08:06 PM
 
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Aside from the obvious parts of Louisville that were developed after the main Old Louisville and Downtown areas (Germantown, Highlands, etc.), Portland developed basically simultaneously with Louisville, but it's now a neighborhood within the city of Louisville. Since it was its own city first though, it had its own grid. Butchertown is the only other old neighborhood that I can think of that is a different grid.

Louisville has lots of different grids, but I'm trying to keep it to old neighborhoods that developed along with major cities that were not meant as suburbs.
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Old 09-08-2016, 06:38 AM
 
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South Boston has a N/S/E/W Grid SE of Dot. Ave, and a NW/SE/NE/SW grid NW of Dot Ave, it sort of it perpendicular to the coastline.
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Old 09-08-2016, 09:46 AM
 
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Chicago, Iowa City and Davenport seem to be outliers, as their grids are compass grids as opposed to most other cities in the states.

Chicago is a very strict grid. North-South, exactly 8 blocks to every mile. Main arteries every 8 blocks, main streets every 4 blocks (half mile), through streets every 2 blocks and residential streets in between.
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