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Old 01-27-2010, 07:09 PM
 
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Minneapolis



Columbus/Mil
Indy
Order I would choose to live in any of those cities.
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Old 01-27-2010, 07:45 PM
 
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Tough call...

All are nice cities that have many opportunities and things to do. I have enjoyed myself visiting each of them

I guess Columbus or Indy??
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Old 01-28-2010, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI
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Milwaukee may have the more famous art museum building, but the Indianapolis Museum of Art has by far and away the better collection of art - not even close. See the following: Indianapolis Museum of Art: Modern, African & Fine Art, Gardens
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Further Butler has two national basketball championships 1923 and 1929. Basketball was played long before the NCAA existed and of course Butler still plays in the Indiana and national college basketball shrine - Hinkle Fieldhouse - Butler University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I think Marquette plays in some multi-use nondescript city facility located a distance off campus.

Butler -2
Marquette -1
Marquette plays at the Bradley Center, the same arena as the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.
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Old 11-07-2011, 02:15 PM
 
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Which city do you think is the nicest to live in, in terms of crime, weather, location, people and the downtown?
I was born in Mpls and lived there until my early 30's.
Relocated to Mke and been here a few months.
Spent a weekend in C-bus being shown around by a realtor and recruiters from OSU.
Never been to Indy.

My vote:
Crime: (just from stats) Columbus or Indy
Weather: Depends on if you like snow or not...Columbus and Indy are the milder climates in winter but I think winter landscapes with a fresh blanket of snow are spectacular. I love to cross country ski and I was told snow doesn't stay around long enough to be able to do that in C-bus.
Location: Milwaukee--Lake Michigan is a gem, WI is a beautiful state if you like hiking/biking/camping, less than two hours from Chicago and Madison which offer so much to do as far as culture/restaurants/entertainment.
People: From my experience people in Mpls, Mke and C-bus are friendly and courteous.
Downtown: Minneapolis or Milwaukee. C-bus was completely dead and the majority of buildings looked newer and had little character.
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Old 11-08-2011, 01:03 AM
 
Location: Mexico City, formerly Columbus, Ohio
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Here's how I see it. I went over stats for various topics and assigned points (+1, +0.5, -0.5, and -1) based on how each city performed.

First, weather... based on average yearly precipitation, average snowfall, record high and low, greatest snowfall, and greatest seasonal snowfall.

Minneapolis: -3.5
Milwaukee: 1.0
Columbus: 1.5
Indianapolis: 2.0

Population... (based on city and metro population, 2000-2010 % and real growth, city and metro density, and median age of population.

Milwaukee: -5.0
Minneapolis: 0.5
Indianapolis: 0.5
Columbus: 4.5

Diversity... based on % of population for all racial groups, 2000-2010 % and actual change, % foreign born population, % 18 years or older, and % living in poverty.

Milwaukee: -2.0
Indianapolis: -1.0
Minneapolis: 0.5
Columbus: 3.0

Crime... based on 2009 FBI uniform crime stats for murder, the overall violent crime rate, and the overall property crime rate.

Indianapolis: -2.5
Milwaukee: 0.5
Columbus: 0.5
Minneapolis: 1.5

Economy... based on 2010 GDP, GDP dollar and % growth since 2001, September unemployment, per-capita income and cost of living.

Milwaukee: -2.0
Columbus: -1.5
Indianapolis: 1.0
Minneapolis: 3.5

Misc. based on # of pro sports teams, % of population with a bachelor's degree, # of buildings over 10 stories, average age of 10-story+ buildings and commute times.

Indianapolis: -3.0
Milwaukee: 0.0
Columbus: 0.0
Minneapolis: 3.5

Totals
Milwaukee: -7.5
Indianapolis: -3.0
Minneapolis: 6.0
Columbus: 8.0

I know this seems biased, but I really didn't expect these results. I expected Minneapolis to be way on top, with Columbus somewhere in 3rd.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:03 PM
 
Location: South Florida
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This has to be the funniest thread I've read.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:23 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Does Milwaukee have a lot more intact historic architecture than the others? I know that Columbus and Indianapolis were until quite recently much smaller cities/metro and the Twin Cities were larger, but had gone whole hog for urban renewal in the 50s through to the 70s and tore up much of their historic architecture. Did Milwaukee keep most of theirs? Are there more pictures of neighborhoods?
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Old 09-07-2012, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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I know this seems biased, but I really didn't expect these results. I expected Minneapolis to be way on top, with Columbus somewhere in 3rd.
Probably because you didn't grade everything correctly....
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:17 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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I'm offended to see Minneapolis being compared to these cities...

I guess of Milwaukee, Columbus and Indy i'd go with Milwaukee because its in Wisconsin, close to Chicago and on Lake Michigan
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:36 PM
 
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Minneapolis



Columbus/Mil
Indy
Order I would choose to live in any of those cities.
Close,

Minneapolis
Milwaukee
columbus


























Indianapolis
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