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View Poll Results: Which downtown is the most urban and walkable?
Savannah 24 21.62%
DC 16 14.41%
Baltimore 5 4.50%
Philadelphia 66 59.46%
Voters: 111. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-06-2014, 09:13 PM
 
Location: The City
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Whereas I rarely intentionally go as far NORTH as Penn Station, unless going to a museum or something when someone is in town visiting!
My favorite parts of Manhattan are all probably below 23rd or at Least Penn 33/34 - not that there are not great areas of NYC

On the DC to Philly comparison I still have yet to find any areas with continuity (non linear) of CC in this comparison
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Old 05-07-2014, 07:22 AM
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Location: Ontario
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I was just in DC less than a month ago and found it very walkable.
I did a lot of walking, parked my car near Logan Circle and walked to the Washington Mall.
I'm guessing about 10 city blocks at least it felt like it.
A lot of people out walking going to see the various Smithsonian museums.

Savannah is a close second for me, I liked the squares, much smaller city, hard to compare.
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Old 05-08-2014, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Baltimore
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Philadelphia

Baltimore

DC

Savannah
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Old 05-09-2014, 08:55 AM
 
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Philadelphia

Baltimore

DC

Savannah
Stop playing!
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Old 05-09-2014, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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DC


Baltimore

Not gonna comment on Savannah and Philadelphia because I haven't been yet (Though hopefully I'll be able to finally visit Savannah within a few weeks!).
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Baltimore
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Philly, Baltimore, DC, Savannah. Philly beats all these cities by far. Phillys CBD should be compared to New York or Chicago. Its downtown is 4 times the size of the downtowns in all these cities. Downtown Philly could fit Downtown Bmore, DC, and Savannah in it and still have space.
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:48 PM
 
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Philly's downtown is more dense/compact than D.C. but it doesn't cover more land than downtown D.C.
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Old 05-15-2014, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Baltimore
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Philly's downtown is more dense/compact than D.C. but it doesn't cover more land than downtown D.C.
Phillys CBD covers 2.07 sq miles total, and DC's covers 50 acres. Philly's covers way more land.
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Old 05-16-2014, 10:18 AM
 
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Philly, Baltimore, DC, Savannah. Philly beats all these cities by far. Phillys CBD should be compared to New York or Chicago. Its downtown is 4 times the size of the downtowns in all these cities. Downtown Philly could fit Downtown Bmore, DC, and Savannah in it and still have space.
Baltimore's downtown is car centric to me. I think you mean the inner harbor.
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Old 05-16-2014, 10:46 AM
 
Location: NYC
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Phillys CBD covers 2.07 sq miles total, and DC's covers 50 acres. Philly's covers way more land.
I don't think it's quite fair to say that all of Center City Philly is a CBD. This is a thing that always weirds up statistics.
It is extremely walkable, though.
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