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Old 08-14-2013, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Wilshire Blvd from downtown to the ocean is continuious development for 15 miles. I think there are two or three gas stations in this stretch.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:08 PM
 
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In No Particular Order, Off the Top of My Head.

NYC:
Broadway (Manhattan, Bronx)
Queens Blvd (Queens)
Flatbush Av, 4th, Nostrand, Utica Aves (Brooklyn)

Philadelphia:
Roosevelt Blvd
Broad Street
Germantown Ave
Market Street
Frankford Ave

Pittsburgh:
Penn Ave
Washington Road/West Liberty Ave/McKnight Road (Rt 19)
Forbes Ave
E&W Carson Street/8th Ave/Kennywood Blvd (Rt 837)
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Here
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Actually I think Clark in Chicago.
Western Avenue in Chicago 23.5 miles.
Western Avenue (Chicago) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


This thread has the potential to go on forever. Urban....oh wait not so urban because look....but what about these random facts.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:16 PM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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Wilshire Blvd from downtown to the ocean is continuious development for 15 miles. I think there are two or three gas stations in this stretch.
I counted six by Googling "gas stations Wilshire Blvd" - the most conspicuous being that Shell at Wilshire / Vermont. I imagine that station's days are numbered as the area is seeing quite a bit of investment, including a pair of high-rises across the street.

But still, six over 15 miles isn't too bad.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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Western Avenue in Chicago 23.5 miles.
Western Avenue (Chicago) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


This thread has the potential to go on forever. Urban....oh wait not so urban because look....but what about these random facts.
Western Avenue in Los Angeles goes for 27.5 mile from Los Feliz to San Pedro, 17 of them in a perfectly straight line! Just thought I would compare Western Avenues, I don't think all 27 miles of Western Ave in LA are all that urban.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:22 PM
 
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Western Avenue in Chicago 23.5 miles.
Western Avenue (Chicago) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


This thread has the potential to go on forever. Urban....oh wait not so urban because look....but what about these random facts.
But Western isn't as built up as Clark though.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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I would have to say lake shore drive in Chicago. 20+ miles if lake Michigan to the East and urban landscape to the West.

Memphis has Poplar St. It is not all high density but it is a very long street that will give you a good feel for the city.

Grand ave in St.Louis give you nice density with blight and trendy areas on the southern end. Great shot of urban landscape in the city.
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Old 08-14-2013, 02:36 PM
 
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But Western isn't as built up as Clark though.
what did I say!

There's also Halsted, Damen, Irving Park!


What is your minimum criteria??
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I would have to say lake shore drive in Chicago. 20+ miles if lake Michigan to the East and urban landscape to the West.
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LSD isn't very pedestrian, does that mean it's not "urban"?? Although I have crossed it in the middle of traffic before
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Old 08-14-2013, 03:11 PM
 
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what did I say!

There's also Halsted, Damen, Irving Park!


What is your minimum criteria??

LSD isn't very pedestrian, does that mean it's not "urban"?? Although I have crossed it in the middle of traffic before
Well Clark is just denser and has more buisiness, and much less strip malls. So between Clark and Western, I would give it to Clark.
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