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[–] ohphukimintrouble 0 points (+0|-0)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldwin_Street#Origin_of_the_street

The street's steepness was unintentional. As with many other parts of early Dunedin, and indeed New Zealand, streets were laid out in a grid pattern with no consideration for the terrain, usually by planners in London.