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Old 03-07-2009, 02:01 PM
 
Location: btw Bmore and DC but in the Bmore Metro Stat Area
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someone said something before like nyc's and boston's suburbs have town squares like Europe.
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Old 03-07-2009, 03:39 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Might be true--a lot of the NE "suburbs" really started off as their own towns instead of feeder'n'breeders for the big cities.
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Old 03-07-2009, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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what exactly do you mean by a town square?
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:16 PM
 
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I don't think it's all that unusual for suburbs and small towns to have a central square....several of Atlanta's suburbs have squares:

Marietta Square

Marietta Square on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/amberlrhea/2059832385/in/set-72157603281255560/ - broken link) IMG_7899 on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/choogstede/379744057/ - broken link)


Decatur Square

Decatur GA 18 on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nedster/2599055718/ - broken link) Decatur on the Square on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tmac0381/3265266702/ - broken link)


Woodstock Town Square

Woodstock City Park on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64171167@N00/3252962727/ - broken link)


Suwanee Town Green

Suwanee Town Green on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gwinnettparksandsports/1202703998/ - broken link)


McDonough Square

McDonough, Georgia on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/fullcircle/128195259/ - broken link)


Covington Town Square

Statue in town square on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rustytanton/2151516273/ - broken link)


Gainesville GA Town Square

Downtown Gainesville: No sign of tornado damage today, but never forgotten. on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/7691639@N04/457123409/ - broken link) Downtown Gainesville Square on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/24242246@N06/2330663625/ - broken link)
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Old 03-07-2009, 04:18 PM
 
Location: On the Great South Bay
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Default Town squares or parks?

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someone said something before like nyc's and boston's suburbs have town squares like Europe.
It depends on the town. Cities and more built up areas tend to have squares or plazas. Unless you are talking about town greens or commons? Alot of places have them but people don't know it. The orginial New York Common was changed to City Hall Park when they built "new" city hall about 200 years ago.
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Old 11-07-2013, 03:57 PM
 
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I know of one in Forest Hills Gardens in Queens, NYC.
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