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Old 11-21-2017, 02:39 PM
Location: Erie, PA
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I would put my hometown, Erie PA, in the "larger small city" category.

It's the largest city within 1.5 hours drive, has a metro of 280,000, has a downtown with several mid-rise and high-rise office and residential buildings.

We have an arena, convention center, baseball field, several museums, a zoo, amusement park, 2 water parks, beautiful hotels downtown. We are served by 3 interstate highways, have an airport with flights to 3 nearby hubs, etc...

I could go on and on, but you get the point.
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Old 11-21-2017, 03:19 PM
Location: The middle of nowhere
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Oklahoma City fits neatly into the "larger small city" category.
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Old 11-21-2017, 06:41 PM
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I think that in the small city range one could have walkable neighborhoods. The housing would likely be old Single Family Homes/with yards. A business block ("district" is too grand a scale) similar to a hamlet's. Maybe a school, a few churches. Something loosely comparable to a small town.

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