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View Poll Results: Out of the Big 3 Metro's which one would you Live if cost of Living isn't a Issue?
New York(Greater New York) 74 45.12%
Los Angeles (Greater LA) 47 28.66%
Chicago (ChicagoLand) 62 37.80%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 164. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-17-2009, 10:35 PM
 
Location: Irvine,Oc,Ca
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Out of the big 3 Metro's in America which one would you want to live And if cost of living isn't a Issue.You are allowed to vote for all three if you can't Decide.

1.NYC - Total 18,815,988 (2007 est.) - Density 2,790/sq. mi.
1,077/km˛- Area 6,720 sq. mi.- By far the most Populous Metro in America with very good Public Trans.(Good Pizza but it's not better than Chicago to me.)Fair air Quality.Most peole live in Apartments,Condos or Have a House,4 Seasons.Lots of Diversity probably the most Diverse.

2.Los Angeles - Total 17,775,984- Density 2,665/sq. mi.-Area 4,850 sq. mi.-By far the most Dense Metro in the U.S. with the smallest Metro Area out of the Big 3.If your a Car/Highway person La is for you unless you hate Traffic.La metro Continues to Grow especially The Inland Empire.Bad Air Quality.Most people live in the Suburbs and own a House.Has year round good Weather.Lots of Diversity(Believe me its not all Hispanic.)

3.Chicago- Total 9,785,747- Density 1,318/sq mi- Area 8,489 sq mi-Chicago to is great city has a big city feel, very good and extensive Public Trans,Very nice Pizza( It comes with a Attitude.)Chicago is almost there soon they will join Ny and LA in the Mega City Category.Fair air Quality.Most people live in the Suburbs and own a House,4 Seasons.Very Diverse well Deserved.
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:48 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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I bet noone knows where Id choose. lol
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:49 PM
 
Location: Irvine,Oc,Ca
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I bet noone knows where Id choose. lol
Chicago i could see why b/c i went there over the Summer i loved it.I haven't voted yet but you know what i'd vote for.

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Old 01-17-2009, 10:51 PM
 
Location: Houston
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I think I would most like to live in the Upper East Side of Manhattan and I would also like to live in the Hollywood Hills. I wouldn't want to live in Chicago.
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Old 01-17-2009, 10:52 PM
 
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Chicago i could see why b/c i went there over the Summer i loved it.I Ahven't voted yet but you know what i'd vote for.
Cool, glad you liked it. What burbs did you visit? Did you make it out to the western burbs like Wheaton, Geneva, Hinsdale, Naperville, St. Charles, etc?
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Irvine,Oc,Ca
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Cool, glad you liked it. What burbs did you visit? Did you make it out to the western burbs like Wheaton, Geneva, Hinsdale, Naperville, St. Charles, etc?
Evanston (Chicago has some every Fine Burbs.) I Have friends there and got a nice Tour of Downtown Chicago which i Like better Than NYC's.I know you don't hate La your just not a Big Fan of LA and i could understand that.I Don't Hate NY i'm just not a big fan of NY.I Just hate how some people from NY think there city beats everycity in every category.Chicago is probably my second home after LA.

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Old 01-17-2009, 11:15 PM
 
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I'd pick NY (for obvious reasons) and LA. I wouldn't want to live in actual LA, but in the suburbs like an hour or so away. If teachers got paid enough out there and if my parents wanted to move out there, I'd move out to the LA suburbs in a minute. Never been there but it looks really nice. I love living in metro NY, but there's just something about the west I really like. Don't know if I'd have the guts to leave NY though, lol. I really like it here.
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:18 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Evanston i Have friend there and got a nice Tour of Downtown Chicago which i Like better Than NYC's.
What made Downtown Chicago better than NYC? I've been to Manhattan but I've never been to Chicago.
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:24 PM
 
Location: Irvine,Oc,Ca
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What made Downtown Chicago better than NYC? I've been to Manhattan but I've never been to Chicago.
Architecture and the Buildings looked newer to me in NY they look old and have Rats which made me get rabies when i visited there b/c i got Bite by one.I'm not saying there skyline sucks, Chicago skyline looks better to me in my Eyes than NY's,NY's is more Massive though, But Both Skylines are Beast.San Francisco Skyline is Probably the Third Best after Chi And NY.I'm going to vote for Chicago and LA.
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Old 01-17-2009, 11:29 PM
 
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Architecture and the Buildings looked newer to me in NY they look old and have Rats which made me get rabies when i visited there b/c i got Bite by one.I'm not saying there skyline sucks, Chicago skyline looks better to me in my Eyes than NY's,NY's is more Massive though, But Both Skylines are Beast.
I saw on tv a guy taking a tour of downtown on the canals. that looked like it would be fun. I think I would want to do that if I ever decide to visit Chicago.

When I went to NYC I never saw any rats. That would totally ruin my trip to if that happened to me.

Does Chicago have anything comparable to Central Park?
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