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Old 12-25-2014, 07:14 PM
 
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San Francisco was the first city that came to mind for me.
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Old 12-27-2014, 11:14 PM
 
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Also thought of San Francisco, but in my opinion, LA and NYC are more similar to each other than any other city is to both of them.
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Old 12-27-2014, 11:39 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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I think Chicago gets this one. It has all the urban density and skyscrapers like Manhattan, though to a much lesser extent. And it also has lots of dense suburbs with single family homes, like L.A.
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Old 12-29-2014, 12:20 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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I think Chicago gets this one. It has all the urban density and skyscrapers like Manhattan, though to a much lesser extent. And it also has lots of dense suburbs with single family homes, like L.A.
It most certainly has dense neighborhoods with SFH located within the City limits.
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Old 12-30-2014, 09:37 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Denver...no...this place seems like a mix of Minneapolis and Phoenix.

Chicago...yes. I found this map that broke up different regions of Chicago to show what burough it is like (made by a New Yorker). The rest of the area is LA like sprawl.

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Old 12-30-2014, 10:24 PM
 
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SF easily.
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Old 12-30-2014, 11:09 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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Miami
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Old 12-31-2014, 01:29 AM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Miami. Has NYC's ethnic demographics (Jewish, Caribbean Latino, African-American) and vibe to it, while it has Los Angeles' scenery and dense, suburban sprawl.
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Old 12-31-2014, 04:27 PM
 
Location: East Central Pennsylvania/ Chicago for 6yrs.
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Denver...no...this place seems like a mix of Minneapolis and Phoenix.

Chicago...yes. I found this map that broke up different regions of Chicago to show what burough it is like (made by a New Yorker). The rest of the area is LA like sprawl.
Cute map but you do know your yellow area is mostly Bungalows and Bungalow-Ranches. Where no Row homes or half-double homes are found. Some from the East call it Quasi-suburban ? Also the South side has a large vibrant area as the yellow northwest side too on the Southwest side same Bungalow belt and the Bungalow-Ranches.... these are merely the 50s 60s styles as the rest are 20s - 40s varieties.
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Old 12-31-2014, 05:11 PM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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I'll second San Francisco. It has LA's laid-back (self-absorbed) attitude, with New York's density and energy. All three are horribly materialistic. All three have amazing immigrant communities and fantastic restaurants. All three have great beaches. All three are a mix of rich whites and poor immigrants.

I can see why one would suggest Miami, but I feel San Francisco is a better match.

I disagree with Chicago. I guess, like New York, there are high rise apartments along the lake. And, like older parts LA, there are bungalows on the city's Northwest side. But Chicago's working-class, populist, Polish vibe is a thing apart from New York and LA. Chicago just seems purely Midwestern to me.

I strongly disagree Denver. What does Denver have in common with New York at all?
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