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Old 10-17-2016, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, formerly DC and Phila
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Doylestown is one of my favorite towns in the Philadelphia area. It has a large downtown for a small city and lots of historical buildings. Here's a shot of part of the downtown.

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.3103...7i13312!8i6656

Another one I love is New Hope, Pennsylvania. Right on the Delaware River. Gorgeous!

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.3634...7i13312!8i6656

Even their Dunkin Donuts is in an historic building!

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.3643...7i13312!8i6656

ETA:

One last one. The town of Media, PA, also outside of Phila. I grew up right near here. If I remember correctly, their slogan was, "Media - Everyone's Hometown" or something like that.

https://www.google.com/maps/@39.9177...7i13312!8i6656
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Here's a pretty standard block in Forest Hills, Queens, NYC with a bunch of leafy single family homes often in a Tudor Style:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7156...8i6656!6m1!1e1

Here's the train station for the neighborhood:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7194...8i6656!6m1!1e1

Here's something somewhat similar in Fieldston in the Bronx:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.8933...8i6656!6m1!1e1

Washington Heights, near the GW Bridge:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.8516...7i13312!8i6656

Small street (formerly for carriage houses for the mansions in the area) in Brooklyn Heights:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.6927...7i13312!8i6656
My old neighborhood! I went to College in Riverdale and the joke used to be we were the least expensive private school out of the three in the neighborhood-yet the other two-Fieldston and Horace Mann were Grade/High Schools, not Colleges. Very wealthy area.


Here is my neighborhood in Philly, Germantown:


https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0293...!7i3328!8i1664


https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0369...7i13312!8i6656


East Falls


https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0143...7i13312!8i6656


Mount Airy


https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0539...7i13312!8i6656


Chestnut Hill is probably most like Fieldston in Riverdale though. Street photos don't do it justice.
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, NC, formerly DC and Phila
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My old neighborhood! I went to College in Riverdale and the joke used to be we were the least expensive private school out of the three in the neighborhood-yet the other two-Fieldston and Horace Mann were Grade/High Schools, not Colleges. Very wealthy area.


Here is my neighborhood in Philly:


https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0293...!7i3328!8i1664


https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0369...7i13312!8i6656


East Falls


https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0143...7i13312!8i6656
Wow, those houses on Tolpehocken St. are gorgeous! And the ones in East Falls are cute, too. There are so many beautiful and historic neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia!
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Wow, those houses on Tolpehocken St. are gorgeous! And the ones in East Falls are cute, too. There are so many beautiful and historic neighborhoods in and around Philadelphia!
Agreed! A lot of history and wealth-the very first house on Tulpehocken street in Germantown was built for the Queen of Spain.
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Old 10-17-2016, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Westminster/Huntington Beach, CA
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Neighborhoods near me that I never tire of visiting:

Corona Del Mar: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.5971...7i13312!8i6656

Newport Peninsula: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.5960...7i13312!8i6656

Balboa Island: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.6056...7i13312!8i6656

Crescent Bay, Laguna Beach: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.5472...7i13312!8i6656

My old Neighborhood of Floral Park, Santa Ana: https://www.google.com/maps/@33.7645...7i13312!8i6656
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Old 10-17-2016, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Cbus
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Italian Village
https://www.instantstreetview.com/@3....56h,11.76p,1z
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Old 10-17-2016, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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I dont live there now but lived in charleston for a year. city is filled with beautiful streets, alleys, courtyards and architecture

east battery

https://www.instantstreetview.com/@3...1.72h,-1.1p,1z

church street

https://www.instantstreetview.com/@3...9.49h,3.62p,1z

east bay street

https://www.instantstreetview.com/@3...3.42h,3.65p,1z
Holy crap, that is such a nice city! Is most of the city like this?
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Old 10-17-2016, 03:14 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Holy crap, that is such a nice city! Is most of the city like this?
The historic district, yes.
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Old 10-17-2016, 03:17 PM
 
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Holy crap, that is such a nice city! Is most of the city like this?
Historic downtown Charleston is probably the most beautiful in america that I have seen, but north charleston is more like suburbia in america from my experience but I rarely went to north Charleston. No need to really. Charleston is sort of like europe where you have might have gorgeous architecture and a historical center surrounded by modern architecture in the suburbs

you can pretty much follow street view on this street south battery and so many beautiful houses and alleyways and courtyards. The best thing about charleston is architecture and weather and food too, ton of palms and some nice citrus and right on the water


https://www.instantstreetview.com/@3...83.7h,7.47p,1z
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Old 10-17-2016, 05:33 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Yep, it often surprises people that we have so many hardwoods in this area of Texas. And fall colors too!

This is only about ten minutes from my house. I live in a more suburban area now though - further out from the center of town.

Here's another neighborhood I used to live in, in Tyler:

https://www.google.com/maps/@32.3138...8i1664!6m1!1e1
We got a lot of Northern Catalpas here in Denton. Those are my favourite trees. Big beautiful leaves and these dangly pods.
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