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Old 03-09-2018, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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I think Perimeter center is more like Silver Spring or Rockville and Buckhead/Tysons/Bethesda are a pretty good comparison with all 3 having lots of wealth, luxury shopping and being urban suburban in form with lots of sleek highrises.
Tysons doesn't belong in a conversation about Buckhead and Bethesda. It's the typical Edge City on steroids, nothing more.
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Old 03-09-2018, 09:13 AM
 
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Tysons doesn't belong in a conversation about Buckhead and Bethesda. It's the typical Edge City on steroids, nothing more.
A few folks mentioned Tysons on here including myself so I assume some think Tysons and Buckhead are similar.
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Old 03-09-2018, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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A few folks mentioned Tysons on here including myself so I assume some think Tysons and Buckhead are similar.
That means absolutely nothing, and they are totally misinformed if they believe that.

kidphilly has been about the only one to get it right.

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I always found some similarities of the mansions off the main strip with Buckhead and the Mainline of Philadelphia, both also have the linear aspect with a core road (Peachtree versus Lancaster Ave) the Mainline has no skyline though


Both have a rail line, just the main line with more abundant stations
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Old 03-09-2018, 09:24 AM
 
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That means absolutely nothing, and they are totally misinformed if they believe that.

kidphilly has been about the only one to get it right.
You haven't stated any facts to show otherwise so I would think like you, others can have their opinions. I think Tysons Corner and Buckhead are more similar then they are dissimilar. Unless you prove your opinion correct and my opinion wrong, it is what it is.
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Old 03-09-2018, 09:56 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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You haven't stated any facts to show otherwise so I would think like you, others can have their opinions. I think Tysons Corner and Buckhead are more similar then they are dissimilar. Unless you prove your opinion correct and my opinion wrong, it is what it is.
Bethesda and Arlington/Rosslyn serve as better comparisons to Buckhead than Tyson's Corner. Let's not forget that Buckhead is an entire district that comprises about 20% of Atlanta's city limits; it runs the gamut from single-family residential to highrise commercial, much like Bethesda and Arlington do. And like Perimeter Center, Tyson's Corner sprang from a shopping mall. And both were little more than a crossroads before the malls, unlike the other three.

Tyson's Corner and Perimeter Center:

https://www.google.com/search?q=tyso...BZL-BAawu64GM:

https://www.google.com/search?q=peri...6ExkjmEGJzeKM:

Rosslyn, Bethesda and Buckhead:

https://www.google.com/search?q=ross...rjKMCj58abY1M:

https://www.google.com/search?q=beth...c2GW8rmdi3uXM:

https://www.google.com/search?q=buck...ikmw8PpC6qxqM:
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Old 03-09-2018, 10:15 AM
 
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Bethesda and Arlington/Rosslyn serve as better comparisons to Buckhead than Tyson's Corner. Let's not forget that Buckhead is an entire district that comprises about 20% of Atlanta's city limits; it runs the gamut from single-family residential to highrise commercial, much like Bethesda and Arlington do. And like Perimeter Center, Tyson's Corner sprang from a shopping mall. And both were little more than a crossroads before the malls, unlike the other three.

Tyson's Corner and Perimeter Center:

https://www.google.com/search?q=tyso...BZL-BAawu64GM:

https://www.google.com/search?q=peri...6ExkjmEGJzeKM:

Rosslyn, Bethesda and Buckhead:

https://www.google.com/search?q=ross...rjKMCj58abY1M:

https://www.google.com/search?q=beth...c2GW8rmdi3uXM:

https://www.google.com/search?q=buck...ikmw8PpC6qxqM:
Based on those images. Perimeter center looks more like Rockville or Silver Spring.
https://www.google.com/search?q=rock...iw=832&bih=697
https://www.google.com/search?biw=95...ejowisv0Onv7M:

And, Rosslyn and Buckhead are nothing alike. The form and function of the two are very different. Rosslyn for one is much more dense and it's where people walk and take metro for the most part and it doesn't have huge mansions. Buckhead is not built this way, it's purely car oriented.

I did agree earlier with the Bethesda/Buckhead comparison. I just included Tysons as well.
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Old 03-09-2018, 10:32 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Maybe the University Town Center (UTC) area of San Diego. It's adjacent to La Jolla, the homes and property sizes aren't as big there as Buckhead but the prices and relative affluence are similar. The area is a big employment center with high rises and a large, upscale mall too.
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Old 03-09-2018, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Buckhead is not built this way, it's purely car oriented.
No, it isn't purely car oriented.

There are two subways lines with several stations in Buckhead that serve thousands of people daily. And nothing in Tysons looks like this:

https://www.google.com/maps/@33.8451...2!8i6656?hl=en

Try again.
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Old 03-09-2018, 02:02 PM
 
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Based on those images. Perimeter center looks more like Rockville or Silver Spring.
https://www.google.com/search?q=rock...iw=832&bih=697
https://www.google.com/search?biw=95...ejowisv0Onv7M:
Nah, Perimeter is definitely more like something in NoVA than Rockville and definitely not Silver Spring; Perimeter has no real downtown like Silver Spring.
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Old 03-09-2018, 02:04 PM
 
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No, it isn't purely car oriented.

There are two subways lines with several stations in Buckhead that serve thousands of people daily. And nothing in Tysons looks like this:

https://www.google.com/maps/@33.8451...2!8i6656?hl=en

Try again.
Tysons also has metro stations. Just like Buckhead, with a few stations with both having a stop at their main shopping malls; Metro with Tysons just and Marta with a stop at Lenox.
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