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Old 02-23-2011, 10:28 AM
 
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No comparison. St. Louis is a midwest city. It doesn't even come close to Baltimore's east coast. Plus Baltimore's neighborhoods are more urban. There is nothing like a Baltimore rowhouse that dumps you right out on the sidewalk when you walk out the front door.
yet another person who likes to make generalizations about cities he's never visited. st. louis is built like an eastern city, through and through. visit before you post. you don't know what you're talking about.
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Old 02-23-2011, 10:51 AM
 
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I've been through St. Louis and it doesn't remind me of an east coast city by any means.
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:05 AM
 
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i did not say st. louis was an east coast city; i said it was built in an eastern style, meaning it is dense, overwhelmingly built of brick multi-family housing and very, very historic.
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:12 AM
 
Location: The City
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i did not say st. louis was an east coast city; i said it was built in an eastern style, meaning it is dense, overwhelming built of brick multi-family housing and very, very historic.

I agree there are parts of St louis that resemble the East coast, and parts that dont. in many ways St Louis is probably closer to Balt and Philly than many of its Midwestern counterparts, likely due to similar inudstrys, employment and transportation needs associated with the time of its most dramatic growth

I think St Louis has some of the best bones in the country...
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:14 AM
 
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I agree there are parts of St louis that resemble the East coast, and parts that dont. in many ways St Louis is probably closer to Balt and Philly than many of its Midwestern counterparts, likely due to similar inudstrys, employment and transportation needs associated with the time of its most dramatic growth

I think St Louis has some of the best bones in the country...
very astute observation, and you are correct. of course not all neighborhoods in phila and balto are pure "east coast" style either. there are neighborhoods in all of these cities that have a more bucolic appearance.
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:30 AM
 
Location: The City
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very astute observation, and you are correct. of course not all neighborhoods in phila and balto are pure "east coast" style either. there are neighborhoods in all of these cities that have a more bucolic appearance.

Cleveland is another example, like St louis and maybe moreso in the older close in burbs, these places have older burbs that you just don't see in cities that developed later, to me another similarity of these to the NE cities

In most ways these close in developed burbs are more similar to the NE than would be the areas around Chicago or Detroit, or at least from what I could tell
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Old 02-23-2011, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Clayton, MO
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yet another person who likes to make generalizations about cities he's never visited. st. louis is built like an eastern city, through and through. visit before you post. you don't know what you're talking about.
exactly
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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I've lived in the Saint Louis are and spent a lot of time in Baltimore. First of all Saint Louis only has hints of being an eastern and/or a southern City.

I would take Baltimore in a heart beat and have considered living there many times (although I would probably settle in Annapolis). Scenery, culture, proximity to NYC/DC, Beaches, Chesapeake
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Old 02-23-2011, 06:13 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Yes, it is unfortunate that Baltimore and St. Louis, two extremely beautiful cities that are so often forgotten, have to deal with these types of senseless acts that hold them back.
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Old 02-23-2011, 06:25 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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I've been through St. Louis and it doesn't remind me of an east coast city by any means.
The bolded word in the above post says it all.
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