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Old 03-11-2012, 01:29 PM
 
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Brooklyn Heights in Brooklyn, NYC.
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:39 PM
 
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Just saying English is just as European as French.
Light bulb goes on!

I was thinking "the continent"...sorry, my ethnic wiring.
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Center City
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Just a handful of cities possess some resemblance to parts of Europe. Here is one of them:






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Old 03-11-2012, 01:49 PM
 
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There already is a thread about this and its pretty extensive (41 pages!):

Most European like US cities?
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Old 03-11-2012, 08:26 PM
 
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NOT A SINGLE ONE. You probably shouldn't even go here. You should see how many people on the Montreal thread get UPSET over whether or not their French-speaking city is "European."

I will say that most of the Europeans I've shown around definitely peg San Francisco as their favorite U.S. city. I think the never-ending rowhouse housing stock and few bus lines running on electrical overhead cables is somewhat familiar to them, but they don't say it reminds them of Europe.
I agree w/ Robertpolyglot. But we're a new country, so of course there is no equivalent!
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Old 03-12-2012, 11:40 AM
 
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i think you see little slices of europe, all over america. I was looking at Vail, CO on google streetview the other day, and it reminded me of the alps.

however there are not many cities that stand out as "most european." our "most european" places are still very american. if i had to pick two, i guess i'd say charleston and boston.
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:21 PM
 
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Just a handful of cities possess some resemblance to parts of Europe. Here is one of them:
Beautiful shots, particularly the second and the fourth.

Out of curiosity, what does one of those 3-story brick row houses in picture 2 fetch? I'm almost afraid to ask. No garage, right?
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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Certain things about Boston and Philadelphia remind me of Dublin and London. Certain things about New York remind me of London and Madrid. Certain things about San Francisco remind me of Lisbon and Naples. Charleston and New Orleans have a bit of a European flair, though I can't really pinpoint it to a specific location. That being said, all of these cities are far, far, FAR more American than they are European...because, well, they're American.
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Old 03-14-2012, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Upper East Side of Texas
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Which city in the U.S looks and feels the most European?
San Francisco & New Orleans.
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Old 03-14-2012, 10:27 PM
 
Location: Weehawken
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European, as in English or European as in Italian?
The Mediterranean "style" is tossed around in CA, FL, and TX. Not all authentic but yea. Boston/Prov are British inspired, but really just classic America, along side Savannah and the likes.
NY/NJ, dutch inspired but clearly just as American as Boston in the end.

New Orleans sticks out to me.
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