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View Poll Results: which city would you want to live in, think it's nice..etc. Detroit, Atlanta, or Philadelphia?
Detroit 29 7.02%
Atlanta 163 39.47%
Philadelphia 221 53.51%
Voters: 413. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-18-2007, 03:47 PM
 
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here is Philly

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Old 07-18-2007, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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You really need to downsize those pics. ;-)

The second photo of Detroit is not one Id use to showcase they city. LOL Looks like a ghosttown with noone on the sidewalks, hardly any traffic, swinging traffic lights, and a plastic figurine. BLECH! LOL

Put it this way, if that was the one and only photo I ever saw of Detroit, I would absolutely never go there.
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Old 07-18-2007, 03:51 PM
 
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Take away the GM center in the last shot, and Id swear I was looking at Louisville from inside Indiana.
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Old 07-18-2007, 03:53 PM
 
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ATL photos.
Shot at 2007-07-18
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Old 07-18-2007, 03:55 PM
 
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go to emporis they have some good shots of detroit. Louisville is that a joke? detroit's skyline has much taller buildings than louisville, the detroit skyline dominates Louisville.
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:00 PM
 
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My ranking and reasons:

(1) Philadelphia - Walkable city and neighborhoods, great historical sites, close proximity to other East Coast cities such as NYC and DC, large number of college students provides an intellectual atmosphere, excellent food

(2) Atlanta - Booming economy, nice climate (at least in the winter), major transportation center with Hartsfield Airport, affordable housing considering the town's positive economic conditions and rising income levels (which is very different than affordable housing in rust belt towns such as Detroit that have dire economic conditions and lower income levels)

(3) Detroit - Unfortunately, doesn't have much of the noted attributes of the other cities. The suburbs are fine, but the city limits of Detroit still needs a ton of work even after all of the large projects such as the new sports stadiums and casinos (not to mention the terrible economy which looms over everything).
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:02 PM
 
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go to emporis they have some good shots of detroit. Louisville is that a joke? detroit's skyline has much taller buildings than louisville, the detroit skyline dominates Louisville.
No joke. Theyre remarkably similar, particularly at night. Have a look... Im sure most would agree.

http://homepages.ius.edu/RACLEWIS/USA_KY_Louisville_02.jpg (broken link)
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Old 07-18-2007, 04:08 PM
 
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I got to say they don't look the same at all, detroits buildings are very dense, that pic of louisville just looks like five buildings there, kind of spread out. and the architecture doesn't even look the same.
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Old 07-18-2007, 05:54 PM
 
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yeah the second one was bad, but i was mainly going fo the architecture in the background.
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Old 07-18-2007, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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For me it would have to be Phildelphia. I just like Philly for density, great museums, history, architecture, restaurants, DOWNTOWN, its walkable, great food and great nightlife scene. Put me in the middle of each of these cities and Philadelphia would be the hands down winner for me. Plus the cost of living is ok. All 3 have their problems but I would pick Philly.
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