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A Quick Overview of Pall Mall Street
Pall Mall is a street in the City of Westminster in London connecting St James's Street to Trafalgar Square. It is a major thoroughfare in the St James's area and a section of the regional A4 road. The street's name is derived from "pall-mall", a ball game played there during the 17th century.
- Pall Mall was developed during the reign of Charles II and became a fashionable London residential street with several grand houses.
- It became known for high-class shopping in the 18th century, and gentlemen's clubs in the 19th.
- The Reform, Athenaeum and Travellers Clubs have all survived to the 21st century.