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Old 11-28-2014, 11:04 AM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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My hometown:

Lawrence Park, the town that GE built, will celebrate 100th birthday Monday | GoErie.com/Erie Times-News
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Old 11-28-2014, 11:46 AM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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I was also going to say Kohler, WI. The town is named after Kohler, and there's a Kohler hotel and everything.
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Old 11-28-2014, 12:25 PM
 
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Ambridge PA - US Steel's American Bridge Company manufactured parts and components for bridges and skyscrapers throught the US.

Glassport PA - PPG manufacturing facility was centered around this small Mon Valley town.
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Old 11-28-2014, 12:37 PM
 
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Reading that article made me think about this: GE Realty Plot - The Neighborhood

General Electric Realty Plot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 11-28-2014, 03:23 PM
 
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Another one: Cohoes, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
City of Cohoes, NY - City of Cohoes, NY
Cohoes, NY Directory | Tourist Attractions | Shopping | Dining | Entertainment | Albany | Cohoes | New York | NY
Harmony Mills - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 11-30-2014, 08:27 AM
 
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The core of Pullman never quite fell into complete disrepair and has managed to remain a very small oasis in an otherwise desolate urban landscape of chaos and decay.
^^^Sad but true. I wonder if the surrounding area as well as all of Pullman will ever get better.
Also, it has been mentioned in many discussions when it comes to revitalization of a neighborhood
that "it will attract artists." Here's the myth:
Artists and Gentrification: Sticky Myths, Slippery Realities

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Hershey, PA Home
^^^Perfect example.
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Old 11-30-2014, 08:51 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Orlando, FL.

It would have remained Bumpkinville without Disney, and would probably all but collapse without it.
I don't think so. Before Disney, Orlando was the epicenter of the citrus industry, which is enormous in Florida.
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Old 11-30-2014, 11:46 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, LA
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Bloomington, IL. State Farm.

Great little town
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Old 11-30-2014, 01:21 PM
 
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Atlanta and Birmingham
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Old 11-30-2014, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Bloomington, IL. State Farm.

Great little town
Uh, no. Bloomington incorporated almost a century before State Farm opened its doors.
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