U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:19 PM
 
6 posts, read 35,122 times
Reputation: 16

Advertisements

Are there any basements in Weston Fl ?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:19 PM
 
8,376 posts, read 25,689,029 times
Reputation: 2331
Hahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!

No really, I'm sorry, I just thought the question was kind of funny. Weston is a paved swamp. You literally cross Alligator Alley and it's the everglades. It crests to an amazing peak of 10 feet above sea level and under that, you have an aquifer. All of the houses here are on a slab. So no, you will not find a basement here. In fact, you will not find a basement anywhere in South FL except for limited sections of Miami in the Brickell area and maybe coastal (like literally on the beach) Palm Beach County (go figure).

Last edited by compelled to reply; 04-01-2008 at 07:28 PM..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:20 PM
 
Location: Heartland Florida
9,255 posts, read 21,653,967 times
Reputation: 4778
Yes , they call them swimming pools.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Miami
6,853 posts, read 17,780,860 times
Reputation: 2834
Quote:
Originally Posted by nicnewman View Post
Are there any basements in Weston Fl ?
Thats really funny!!!!!!!!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:23 PM
 
6 posts, read 35,122 times
Reputation: 16
Well I guess I got my answer.

Thanks
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:29 PM
 
6 posts, read 35,122 times
Reputation: 16
I'm from up North. What's Alligator Alley?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Miami
6,853 posts, read 17,780,860 times
Reputation: 2834
Alligator Alley aka I-75. I-75 connects Ft.Lauderdale to Naples

Nicenewman - So you know many places in South Florida if you dig 1ft into the ground you hit coral rock, then if you drill another 1 ft-2 ft you hit water. So this is why we don't have basements. I love watching those landscaping shows from up north, its so easy for them to dig into the ground. I bought a small plant last spring, it took us about 2 hours to dig a hole 1.5 foot wide and 2.5 ft. deep because of the coral (see most of South Florida was under water years ago and so we now sit on coral rock). Hard work here.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:32 PM
 
1,770 posts, read 6,949,863 times
Reputation: 484
There's pretty much basements everywhere in South Florida (sans Weston).
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:34 PM
 
3,088 posts, read 7,214,772 times
Reputation: 2015
Ive seen homes in Miami with basements
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-01-2008, 07:35 PM
 
1,770 posts, read 6,949,863 times
Reputation: 484
Quote:
Originally Posted by nitokenshi View Post
Ive seen homes in Miami with basements
You're referring to Miami County, OH, right?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram


Over $99,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top