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Old 04-18-2015, 12:33 PM
 
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I love South Downtown...it's already officially called "Government Walk" by city officials, but I don't think that has caught on much. I would favor the name referencing the area's history, like maybe Whitehall or something like that. I like Southie (as someone above suggested) but that immediately brings Boston to mind. We should try to be original.
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Old 04-18-2015, 12:47 PM
 
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I like SoTown. Or SODO (South of Downtown) .......Or SouthTown.....or....Wait, I need a minute....
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Old 04-18-2015, 12:51 PM
 
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I like SoTown. Or SODO (South of Downtown) .......Or SouthTown.....or....Wait, I need a minute....
SouthTown sounds good...but the SOHO copycats are considered pretty lame by most, so no SODO. About every city has one of those now.
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Old 04-18-2015, 01:09 PM
 
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Personally I hope the attempts at shortening and re-branding the name of every area is a passing fad. Is "Grant Park" as "GraPa" next? "Ormewood Park" to "OrPa"?

Think we can just call it "South Downtown". People will find a way to make up that lost fraction of a second in their day some other way.
An excellent point. If an extra syllable or a few consonants is that much of a burden for people these days I have little hope.
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Old 04-18-2015, 01:48 PM
 
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SouthTown sounds good...but the SOHO copycats are considered pretty lame by most, so no SODO. About every city has one of those now.
You may be right about SODO. Although I think "SouthTown" is somehow too long. I don't know... Wait, SoDown?? No? Okay...
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Old 04-18-2015, 01:59 PM
 
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My suggestion:

Marthasville
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Old 04-18-2015, 02:34 PM
 
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Historic South.
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Old 04-18-2015, 04:14 PM
 
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Historic South.
I LOVE IT! Or, Historic SoTown! Maybe Historic SouthTown. No? Okay.....
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Old 04-18-2015, 04:23 PM
 
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San Antonio has a Southtown FYI.
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Old 04-18-2015, 04:28 PM
 
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I spent a half hour on Google street view- quite interesting architecture. Many of the streets look great.
I don't see much residential housing though unless I missed it?
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