Love locks started to become a real thing sometime around 2013/2014 in the US, when lots of people started taking metal padlocks, engraving their names or initials + their lover's initials on them, and affixing them to the Brooklyn Bridge. Or maybe some bridge in Paris? Does anyone really know? Here's what the LA Times says:
"The British newspaper says the craze became popular after a 2006 Italian novel by Federico Moccia included a romantic padlocking scene at Rome's Milvian Bridge"
Love locks in San Francisco
Fishermans Wharf between hyde and powell also has some locks!!!
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