The longest street in the United States is located in what city?

  • Seattle
  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles correct

    Not only is it where most celebrities call home, but it’s also home to America’s longest street within one jurisdiction. Figueroa Street goes on for about 22 unbroken miles. The street was named after General Jose Figueroa. He served as Governor of Alta California back in the 1800s. The Staples Center and the Bonaventure Hotel both reside on the street.

  • Chicago
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    Most of the elements in the human body originated from stars.
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    • William Randolph Hearst

      San Francisco, California
    • Willie Nelson

      84 years old | Abbott, Texas
    • Jerry Seinfeld

      63 years old | Brooklyn, New York
    • Uma Therman

      47 years old | Boston, Massachusetts