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Old 10-04-2012, 07:20 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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What is the most prestigious street in your city?
Only pick one please and if you can provide a picture or 2.
my favorite street in Indiana is Meridian Street in Indianapolis.
Very nice clean/green street with mansions on both sides and resturants/apartments in Center Township/Classic buildings from the early 1900s.










One of America's Great Streets. All visitors of Indianapolis should tour Meridian Street
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:20 PM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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For Boston, I would probably say Commonwealth Avenue.

All photos are my own:







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Old 10-05-2012, 08:43 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I have lived in cities that have a "prestigious street", but my present city doesn't have one. When I think of the most prestigious street, I think of the one that has historically had the most big, fashionable houses, the ones you would drive down to look at the Christmas lights. I'm assuming you didn't mean just the Main Business District.

Some prestigious residential streets in cities I know would be Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee, St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, Sherbrooke Street West in Montreal, Government Street in Mobile, Florida Street in Baton Rouge. In Kansas City it was once Troost Street, which has now fallen into serious decline and is the opposite of prestigious.
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:55 AM
 
Location: The City
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I would probably say either directly on Rittenhouse Square or as a street Delancey Street for Philadelphia the city itself

Rittenhouse
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Phide...10.46,,0,-8.27

Delancey Street
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Phide...90.04,,0,-3.18

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Phide...,295.02,,0,1.7


Maybe even some of the mansions in Chestnut Hill for within the city itself

In the metro probably a Penn Valley or Gladwyn on the Main Line would be most prestigious
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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Nice boston street.
If i visit Boston sometime ill be sure to check that out
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:42 AM
 
Location: New York NY
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Lots of choices here in NYC, but I'll go the traditional route and say the most prestigious street is still Park Avenue, which on the Upper East Side of Manhattan looks like this.





But don't go too far north or it looks like this!
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Newark, CA
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Although it's not technically my city anymore, San Jose, CA has University Way which is probably one of the most stately streets in town. Ironically, the two closest universities (Santa Clara University and San Jose State University) are not located on this street. Go figure.


UniversityWay
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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For SF Id say its the 2800 Block of Broadway in Pacific Heights, aka "Billionaires Row".

The homes at the top of this hill...
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:11 PM
 
Location: South St Louis
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In the city of St. Louis, I'm going to say Lindell Blvd, due to the many fabulous mansions along Forest Park.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:25 AM
 
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Lots of choices here in NYC, but I'll go the traditional route and say the most prestigious street is still Park Avenue, which on the Upper East Side of Manhattan looks like this.





But don't go too far north or it looks like this!
Actually I would pick 5th Avenue for NYC.
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