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Old 11-17-2015, 03:02 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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Same.

Pittsburgh- black
Boston- Red
Seattle- Green
San Fran- Red
Atlanta- Red
New York- Green
Cleveland- Orange
Detroit- Blue
Indy- Yellow (not sure why)
LA- Light blue


As you can see...sports are probably the most influential reason people associate colors with cities...Even if it's subconsciously
For me it is architecture.

NYC: Manhattan-grey/silver, Boroughs-brick red
Albuquerque-yellowish beige
Santa Fe-Brown
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Old 11-17-2015, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque doesn't have any major league teams, but our minor league teams have almost always featured the city's official colors of red and yellow and sometimes they've also added or occasionally featured the traditional city color of turquoise.

The Isotopes, our AAA baseball team and the highest level of sports team in this city, has a red, yellow and black color scheme. The Dukes before them had red, yellow and white.

Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico and the Lobos' colors are cherry red and silver. The university teams will also sometimes feature turquoise in their uniforms on special nights and occasions, such as homecoming, etc.

Albuquerque was founded by the Spanish and the national colors of Spain are red and yellow, so that is why the city (and the state) use these colors. Turquoise is added and traditional because of its association with the American Indians of the Southwest. Silver was made a part of the Lobos scheme for the same reason.
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Old 11-17-2015, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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DC-Maroon Red, White, and Silver.

Baltimore-Navy Blue.

Philadelphia-Sunset Orange.

Richmond-Royal Purple.

Boston-Rustic Brown and Brick Red.

New York-Ocean Blue and Tan Brown.

Annapolis-Bright Yellow and Rose Red.

Seattle-Gray, Black, Cerulean, and Emerald Green.

San Francisco-Golden Yellow, Sunset Red, and Fuchsia.

Los Angeles-Sunset Orange, Bright Yellow, Light Brown, and Electric Blue.
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Old 11-17-2015, 05:25 PM
 
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I see Charlotte, NC being Purple and Teal not because they are the colors of Charlotte Hornets though they do give the city a sense of culture in my opinion. I know it sounds strange though I really do believe that the color teal represents Charlotte the best.
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Old 11-17-2015, 05:52 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Dallas is the Blue & Silver city. All of its major sports teams have various hues of this color pair, and it matches the city perfectly, right down to the skyline.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/adamontheroad/4573485062
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Old 11-17-2015, 07:44 PM
 
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I think of Black when I think of NYC since everyone wears black going out. That or Yankees colors
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Old 11-18-2015, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Queen Creek, AZ
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Someone better not say San Francisco is pink, and you can take a wild guess why not.
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Old 11-19-2015, 03:45 AM
 
Location: the future
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DC-Maroon Red, White, and Silver.
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Baltimore-Navy Blue.

Philadelphia-Sunset Orange.

Richmond-Royal Purple.

Boston-Rustic Brown and Brick Red.

New York-Ocean Blue and Tan Brown.

Annapolis-Bright Yellow and Rose Red.

Seattle-Gray, Black, Cerulean, and Emerald Green.

San Francisco-Golden Yellow, Sunset Red, and Fuchsia.

Los Angeles-Sunset Orange, Bright Yellow, Light Brown, and Electric Blue.


Maroon red white and silver?...Is that your team colors when you create a team on madden.

Aint nothin Navy Blue about Baltimore...I say Brown due to the brick building and khaki cargo pants.
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Old 11-19-2015, 05:38 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Someone better not say San Francisco is pink, and you can take a wild guess why not.
SF = Rainbow.
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Old 11-23-2015, 10:16 AM
 
Location: The Springs
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Denver = Orange & Blue, like many of our gorgeous sunrises/sunsets and of course the Broncos' team colors.

Colorado = Green & White, Like the license plates. TreeHuggers, dirt worshipers, environmentalists, MJ tokers and the whole "Green" movement.

Our flag = Red, white, blue and gold. The colors used to stand for: The ruddy Rio Colorado, white, snow-capped mountains, clear blue skies and gold for mining.

Very appropriate.

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