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Old 05-25-2009, 05:45 PM
 
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Based on cultural activity, pedestrian areas, retail, attractions, etc.

My list.

1. New York City
2. San Francisco
3. Chicago
4. Boston
5. Washington D.C.


6. Seattle
7. Portland
8. San Diego
9. New Orleans
10. San Antonio


11. Philadephia
12. Indianapolis
13. Atlanta
14. Austin
15. Miami


16. Denver
17. Pittsburgh
18. Minneapolis
19. Baltimore
20. Nashville

21. Memphis-St. louis
22. Charlotte
23. Sacramento tie (23)Ft. Worth
24. Salt Lake City-Kansas City
25. Houston & Dallas

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Old 05-25-2009, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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You have a pretty good grasp on what a great Downtown is.

I agree with most of your list.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:02 PM
 
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Philadelphia should be higher. It has one of the top 5 most populated downtowns in the nation IIRC. It's a crime to have Philly behind San Diego, New Orleans and San Antonio. Baltimore and Houston should also be higher.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:08 PM
 
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
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Replace Indianapolis with Los Angeles at number 12 and move Indianapolis down a lot. Philadelphia should be number 7 in my opinion, moving those others down a spot.

Denver should replace Atlanta, Denver's is more active in my opinion.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:15 PM
 
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Top 10

1. New York
2. Chicago
3. Boston
4. San Francisco
5. D.C
6. Seattle
7. Portland
8. Philadelphia
9. San Diego
10. Minneapolis
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:19 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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The list is pretty good Fort Worth is rank way to low. Should be borderline top 10.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:23 PM
 
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Replace Indianapolis with Los Angeles at number 12 and move Indianapolis down a lot. Philadelphia should be number 7 in my opinion, moving those others down a spot.

Denver should replace Atlanta, Denver's is more active in my opinion.
I agree about Denver. It has a relatively good downtown.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:25 PM
 
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Downtown Fort Worth has a ton of parking lots. So does Charlotte. Just saying...it's striking. Outside of that, it looks pretty decent.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:25 PM
 
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The list is pretty good Fort Worth is rank way to low. Should be borderline top 10.
Really? I'll be sure to check out DT Ft Worth next time Im in the Metroplex.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:27 PM
 
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It's kinda hard to rank downtowns many of them are pretty much equal. Im sure it's off a bit.
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