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Old 10-22-2011, 01:51 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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Has no one seen Seattle's downtown but me? It's a lot busier than Philly's...
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:38 PM
 
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New York,

drop off

San Fran

drop off

Philly

Boston

Chicago..

While Chicago looks more similar to NYC with all of the skyscrapers and such. I never thought that the foot traffic in that city was very impressive. And I've been there alot. These other cities have smaller downtowns with the exception of NY but have more people walking around. And I've been to all of these cities in which I am judging..That's not to say that there are parts of Chicago that are really congested. But if I think of the "whole" downtown, I would rank those other cities higher with foot traffic..Just my two cents..

Smp
I dont think that drop off is there.

Boston I Ranked below SF purely because I don't feel the North End or Back bay are Part of Downtown Boston.
The North end has a defined border, the Greenway, and even an outsider wouldn't miss it. Back Bay is Seperated by Boston Common, and again even an outsider couldn't miss it.
Philly is Similar because i only counted the area between the Skyllchill (sp.) and the Delaware River, while some may argue Downtown crosses the Skyllchill.
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:57 PM
 
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Has no one seen Seattle's downtown but me? It's a lot busier than Philly's...
Everytime I go to Seattle its packed streets of foot traffic.
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Old 10-22-2011, 03:00 PM
 
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Goto Asia if you want to see real "foot" traffic.
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Old 10-22-2011, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Charlotte again!!
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Goto Asia if you want to see real "foot" traffic.
Agreed

Major cities only:

North:
1. Nyc
2. D.c.
3. Boston
4.Philly
5. Baltimore

South:
1.New Orleans
2. Charlotte
3. Memphis(check it out before commenting)
4. Atlanta
5. Miami


West/Midwest:

1. San Fran
2. Denver
3. Seattle
4. Chicago
5. Minneapolis
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Old 10-22-2011, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Your statement revels the truth, when you were in Seattle, you were all alone in a deserted downtown, just you.

Philly eats puny Seattle as a pre-breakfast snack.

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Old 10-22-2011, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Chicago (from pittsburgh)
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Your statement revels the truth, when you were in Seattle, you were all alone in a deserted downtown, just you.

Philly eats puny Seattle as a pre-breakfast snack.
what?
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Old 10-22-2011, 07:48 PM
 
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Your statement revels the truth, when you were in Seattle, you were all alone in a deserted downtown, just you.

Philly eats puny Seattle as a pre-breakfast snack.
Downtown Philly is bigger than Downtown Seattle but not by much . Im not saying Seattle has more foot traffic either , But Seattle is no slouch . Both center city Philly ,And Downtown Seattle are about 2 square miles.

Total Office space

Philly - 40,000,000
Seattle -42,000,000

Total hotel rooms

Philly - 11,000+
Seattle 13,000+

Total Work Force

Philly- 265,000
Seattle- 235,000

Total Population

Philly- 92,000
Seattle 58,000

Downtown Seattle isn't a slouch. But Philly Seems like it has more people in the same area since both downtowns are similar in size.
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Old 10-22-2011, 10:48 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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Your statement revels the truth, when you were in Seattle, you were all alone in a deserted downtown, just you.

Philly eats puny Seattle as a pre-breakfast snack.
I got your pre-breakfast snack right here...
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Old 10-23-2011, 03:53 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Obviously NYC...it's shoulder to shoulder in alot of Midtown and the Financial District.
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