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Old 11-12-2012, 02:49 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Baltimore has a neighborhood called "Hoes Heights."
OK, you win.
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:08 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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More in Indianapolis:

Broad Ripple
Butler-Tarkington
Meridian Hills
Lockerbie Square
Fountain Square
Castleton
Chatham Arch
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:37 PM
 
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Philly has a ton of neighborhoods, after all it's a city of neighborhoods. Strawberry Mansion is probably the most intresting because it sounds rich and fancy but it's an old, decaying, ghetto part of town. There's a Strawberry Mansion High School too.
Strawberry Mansion...
Google Maps

A few nicknames that are interesting as well are The Badlands (Fairhill/West Kensington) and The Bottom (Deep West Philly, not sure of it's exact perimeters).
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:39 PM
 
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I guess the Google Streetview on my above post didn't work lol.
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Old 11-12-2012, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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St. Paul, Minnesota -- Frogtown
New York City -- Hell's Kitchen
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:00 PM
 
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Atlanta, GA - Cabbagetown
Baltimore, MD - Pigtown (pigs or hams used to be loaded onto railroads there)
Washington, DC - Foggy Bottom (now it's a very fine neighborhood - but 100 years ago it had the city gasworks)
Cabin John, MD - a very fine, quiet suburb of Wash DC - but its name reminds you of an "out house" (outdoor toilet)
Pohick Road (15 miles south of Washington DC); Powhite Parkway (Richmond, VA); Genito estates (Richmond, VA) - these are all native American names - but they sound comical when you give them an English meaning
Lizard Lick, NC - just outside Raleigh - now there's a reality TV show named after it
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:23 PM
 
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My favorites:

The Tendorloin (SF)
Bucktown (Chicago)
Hell's kitchen (NYC)
Foggy Bottom (DC)
Coconut Grove (Miami)
Gaslamp (SD)
Wicker Park (Chicago)
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:46 PM
 
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Minneapolis -St. Paul:

Minneapolis:
Dinkytown
Willard-Hay
Powderhorn
Powderhorn Park
Carag
Tangletown
Keewaydin
Lind-Bohanon
Marcy-Holmes
Minnehaha
Standish
Bryn Mawr
Ecco
Whittier
Bohemian Flats
Beltrami

St. Paul:
Frogtown
South of Maryland
Malcalaster-Groveland
Baker-Annapolis
Como

The coolest name out of all of them has to be Armatage, in Minneapolis.
The oddest name has to be Powerhorn, in Minneapolis.
There's lots of towns... Dinkytown, Frogtown, Tangletown, Downtown, Midtown, Lowertown, Uptown...

Some others:

Milwaukee:
Tippecanoe
Muskego Way
Castle Manor
Town of Lake

Des Moines:
Beaverdale

Madison:
Starkweather
East Bluff Homeowners
Tenney-Lapham

Fargo:
Madison-Unicorn Park
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:41 PM
 
Location: New Orleans
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New Orleans: Pigeontown, Back-of-Town, Zion City, Hollygrove (where Lil' Wayne is from), Algiers, Garden District

The best one is "faubourg (neighborhood) Marigny". Usually as just "the Marigny" and sometimes "the faubourg".
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:48 PM
 
Location: NC/IL/MI
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Philly has some cool nicknames

Badlands
Kesington
Strawberry Mansion
Mt Airy
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