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Old 03-30-2009, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Bayou City Megaplex
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Scenic: New Orleans

Ugly: New Orleans
That's exactly what I was thinking.
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Old 03-30-2009, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Bayou City Megaplex
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What? Did you drive through on the Interstate or something? Outside of the industrial district, Birmingham is a beautiful city, particularly right now. When we came down here for my job interview, we just had no idea what a great town it was.
Well every city has neighborhoods that can be considered nice. I just wasn't impressed with the city as a whole. Actually found it to be quite dull and bland (perhaps except the University area). But then that was 8 yrs ago. Hey maybe it's changed a little. Might have to take a trip down there one weekend.
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Old 03-30-2009, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Augusta GA
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Pettiest: Either Savannah or Charleston (and perhaps parts of New Orleans)

Ugliest: Do suburbs count? If so, I would say the suburbs of Atlanta (way to cookie cutter and sprawled out for me!)
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Old 03-30-2009, 03:20 PM
 
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In my opinion the most scenic Southern cities are Asheville and Chattanooga. But for man-made scenery, it's hard to beat Charleston and Savannah.

Asheville:




Chattanooga:




Charleston:




Savannah:

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Old 03-30-2009, 07:34 PM
 
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Large:
Atlanta = Nicest
Houston = Not so much

Smaller:
Savannah = Nicest
Jackson = Not so much
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Old 03-30-2009, 08:19 PM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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I havent been to all the Southern cities but from the ones I have been to I think Memphis is the ugliest by far, I actually think the small towns are alot more attractive in apperance than the cities are in the South.
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Old 03-30-2009, 08:45 PM
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Location: Back in the gym...Yo Adrian!
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Scenic: Charleston, Miami, St. Augustine, Savannah, Old Town Alexandria VA

Ugliest: Norfolk, Baton Rouge

Cities with most potential: Memphis, Wilmington NC, New Orleans
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Old 03-30-2009, 11:28 PM
 
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Pettiest: Either Savannah or Charleston (and perhaps parts of New Orleans)

Ugliest: Do suburbs count? If so, I would say the suburbs of Atlanta (way to cookie cutter and sprawled out for me!)
Yes, as everyone knows, all Atlanta suburbs are exactly alike.
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Old 03-30-2009, 11:40 PM
 
Location: Oahu
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Easiest question I've seen all day:

Prettiest is a three-way tie between NO, Savannah, and St. Augustine.

Asheville and Charleston get an honorable mention.

Ugliest is Fayetteville, NC and it's not close. At all.
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Old 03-31-2009, 06:55 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island and Atlanta, GA
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Pettiest: Either Savannah or Charleston (and perhaps parts of New Orleans)

Ugliest: Do suburbs count? If so, I would say the suburbs of Atlanta (way to cookie cutter and sprawled out for me!)
You should walk the streets of these Atlanta neighborhoods:

Midtown
Virginia-Highland
Inman Park
Druid Hills
Decatur
Morningside
Ansley Park
Sherwood Forest
Ardmore Park
Collier Hills
Brookwood Hills
Haynes Manor
Tuxedo Park
Chastain Park
Vinings
West Buckhead
North Buckhead
Brookhaven

I think you will find them quite attractive and not cookie-cutter at all.
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