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View Poll Results: Which metro area has the best suburbs?
Washington DC 27 10.84%
Boston 18 7.23%
New York - Tri state area 20 8.03%
Philadelphia 28 11.24%
Baltimore 0 0%
Atlanta 21 8.43%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale 4 1.61%
Houston 9 3.61%
Dallas 17 6.83%
Cleveland 7 2.81%
Detroit 5 2.01%
Chicagoland 21 8.43%
St. Louis 5 2.01%
Kansas City 2 0.80%
Denver 3 1.20%
Phoenix 9 3.61%
San Diego 4 1.61%
LA-Orange County 20 8.03%
Bay Area - SF, San Jose, & Oakland 13 5.22%
Portland, OR 3 1.20%
Seattle 13 5.22%
Voters: 249. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-27-2010, 09:10 PM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Which metro area has the best surburban areas? My vote go's to Washington DC with Boston a close second. The suburban limits don not have to be within the confines on inner ring Greenwich, CT or Bellevue WA or anything in between. I tend no to prefer the less cookie cutter/tract housing communities but if that's your cup of tea then talk about it.
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Old 04-27-2010, 09:30 PM
 
Location: MN
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Why is Minneapolis never included in these polls?

We're bigger than half of those cities.

Anyways, Minneapolis-St. Paul has over 325 suburbs. 325. That's what you get when you have two cities that only take up 110 sq miles in a 6,300 sq mile metro. Biased, I know but I really haven't experienced many others.
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Old 04-27-2010, 09:47 PM
 
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Philly
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:41 AM
 
Location: MN
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Hi, let's make a poll that inlcudes St. Louis, Cleveland, San Diego, Kansas City, Portland, Miami, and not include the Twin Cities, which are big as or bigger than all the ones I listed.
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:42 AM
 
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I vote Phoenix, Arizona..Hands Down....Cool city that Phoenix.
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Kansas City
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Hi, let's make a poll that inlcudes St. Louis, Cleveland, San Diego, Kansas City, Portland, Miami, and not include the Twin Cities, which are big as or bigger than all the ones I listed.
u mad
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:40 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Hi, let's make a poll that inlcudes St. Louis, Cleveland, San Diego, Kansas City, Portland, Miami, and not include the Twin Cities, which are big as or bigger than all the ones I listed.
OK You have made your point, was not intentional and I'm pretty aware MSP holds considerable weight as a metro area

To a moderater in the audience, please add Minneapolis-St. Paul to the poll, I'm sure it has some lovely suburbs. Wouldn't it be nice if C-D made editing options easier?
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Denver
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In terms of large, urban suburbs I would choose Los Angeles or Washington DC. In terms of quaint, quiet, "old country" suburbs Boston & New York are my favorites. I would assume Philadelphia would have very similar suburbs to Boston & New York but I've never been to any of them so I can't comment.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:24 AM
 
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I chose the Bay Area....Nothing better than Berkeley, Marin County, Sonoma and Napa Wine Country, the peninsula, etc...
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:52 AM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Wherever there's a good amount of traditional Italian american influenced towns, history, and where there's a good amount of color throughout. (Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, etc)

NYC-Chicago-Philadelphia-Boston in that order.
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