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View Poll Results: More urban shopping district?
Beverly Hills (Golden Triangle) 84 78.50%
Atlanta (Buckhead) 23 21.50%
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Old 05-13-2014, 03:55 AM
 
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Nice. It's like a sister property to River Oaks District in Houston.
Exactly, that rendering looks like some new chic retail development you'll find in Houston or Dallas, then he follows it up with a skyline pic of buckhead as proof that its urban
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:34 AM
 
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You obviously don't know what you are talking about.
That is only one part of Buckhead. Most of it is anything but "semi-rural".

How is this not urban even now?
http://hamiltonwilson.com/wp-content...khead-view.jpg
A skyline view has nothing to do with urbanity.

And, if you were familiar with Buckhead, you would know that most of Buckhead consists of sprawling estates on huge properties on wooded lots. It's the opposite of urban.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:00 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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A skyline view has nothing to do with urbanity.

And, if you were familiar with Buckhead, you would know that most of Buckhead consists of sprawling estates on huge properties on wooded lots. It's the opposite of urban.
True. The 'urban' part of Buckhead comprises about 10% of the entire district. Most of it is as you describe.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:08 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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True. The 'urban' part of Buckhead comprises about 10% of the entire district. Most of it is as you describe.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8503/8...0067e855_o.jpg
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:12 AM
 
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I am amazed that people still think skyline pics are somehow a logical retort to reality, as if one area of suburban highrises means that Buckhead isn't overwhelmingly big homes on giant, wooded lots..
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Old 05-13-2014, 09:35 AM
 
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I am amazed that people still think skyline pics are somehow a logical retort to reality, as if one area of suburban highrises means that Buckhead isn't overwhelmingly big homes on giant, wooded lots..
But most of Beverly Hills is also single family homes.
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Old 05-13-2014, 09:38 AM
 
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I be glad when this little junk is built because Atl know better then comparing themselves to BV!

BV BV BV BV BV BV!!!!!!!!!!!
I'm not comparing Buckhead to Beverly Hills (even though I think it's a good comparison, BV still wins). But Buckhead trumps Uptown Dallas. I'll let it rest though...I know that's not the topic of this forum.
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Old 05-13-2014, 09:46 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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But most of Beverly Hills is also single family homes.
Actually only 36% of homes in BH are detached single family homes. The majority of people (63%) live in multi-unit buildings.

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Old 05-13-2014, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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But most of Beverly Hills is also single family homes.
Actually that's false Like Raymondchandler said 64% of BH residents live in multi-unit bldgs.
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Old 05-13-2014, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Atlanta ,GA
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So you show a pic of buildings ooooh urban LOL give me a break Houston has building clusters as well, a whole lot more than Atlanta, does that make the city more urban? Why not show street level pictures like pwright did?
Well Im sorry I dont go around taking picture as much as Pwright.

I can show people on the street in my dad's home town of Perry Georgia.Do you think that will show urbanism?

Those pics posted of BH do not show how urban BH it is or not.
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