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Old 07-10-2007, 10:50 PM
 
Location: 602/520
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Tucson, AZ. It looks stuck in the late 60s or the early 70s.
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:29 PM
 
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Terra Haute, In
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Youngstown, oh
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:34 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Virginia, Mn. The men there still have mullet (sp) hair cuts!
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Old 07-10-2007, 11:47 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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Generally any city in the Rustbelt besides Chicago, Indy, Minneapolis/St. Paul, and Columbus and maybe KC or Cincy I don't know about these last two. St. Louis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Akron, Youngstown, Milwaukee, Detroit, and Flint are all fine examples of such cities. Cities which once were booming and then collapsed under their own weight due to hard economic times and also due to "white flight" to their suburban areas experienced when blacks migrating from the South settled down in these cities.
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Old 07-11-2007, 06:33 AM
 
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I think a distinction needs to be made between cities with nice preserved historical areas (SF and Charleston) and cities that are stuck in time like Buffalo. SF and Charleston, despite having great historic buildings, do not feel stuck in time at all.
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Old 07-11-2007, 07:27 AM
 
Location: The great state of New Hampshire
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Beaten to the punch....Terrehaute, IN. without a doubt, and Buffalo, as well as other urban areas of upstate New York the general populace may not be so familiar with- try Elmira for example, or Utica, Potsdam, Binghamton: depressing as all hell. I'd half-expect station wagons every where hauling six children around town while attempting to locate a gas station that still had fuel to ration off.
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Old 07-11-2007, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Ah, I know the PERFECT town: Galena, IL. I think its actually billed as "the town that time forgot." Seriously. I believe that 95% of the town is on the National Register of Historic Places or something like that. Most of the town is pristine old Victorians, Italianates, Georgians, Union, Greek Revivals, etc, etc. The floors creek, the places smell old, the doors squeak and moan, etc. Its like an instant time warp back to the late 1800s or early 1900s. Ulysses S. Grants home is in town as well as 8 other Civil War generals. Abraham Lincoln gave several speaches in town, some sites are marked. Its just a town that is completely frozen in time.

Some shots I took of the Galena area:






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Old 07-11-2007, 08:56 AM
 
Location: Parker, CO
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Default Most of Wyoming...

Wyoming is undoubtedly a state frozen in time. The place has a wild west feel to it, but even the more "progressive" parts of the state feel like they're stuck in the 70's/80's. Most people there have 80's style hair cuts and still think that Vanilla Ice is all the rage
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Old 07-11-2007, 09:23 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Big hair is still in style in P'burgh!!

LOVED those pictures of Galena, although that McMansion at the top in that first picture looks bizarrely out of place...
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Old 07-11-2007, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Big hair is still in style in P'burgh!!

LOVED those pictures of Galena, although that McMansion at the top in that first picture looks bizarrely out of place...
Thats not a McMansion. In fact, thats an old bonafide early 1900s mansion. Thats an old bed and breakfast actually, now that I think about it. There are no McMansions in that town, in fact Id assume theyre forbidden.
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