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Old 10-20-2009, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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I thought this would be an interesting thread, some people have misconceptions of cities like "New York City is a huge dense concrete jungle" or "All Sunbelt cities are sprawled out with no density", etc.

I don't think many people would believe this is in NYC because it's supposed to be "so dense" in NYC.
40.651992,-73.746564 - Google Maps

Yeah this is a rural swamp area but you can clearly see a NYC bus to the right. This is in Southeast Queens (by me) just north of JFK, the area is called Idlewild Park and many people call this "Snake Road", JFK actually used to be called Idlewild Airport.

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Old 10-20-2009, 09:49 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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That's one small area of a city that has many areas that have a density of well over 150,000 people per square mile.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:52 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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That's one small area of a city that has many areas that have a density of well over 150,000 people per square mile.
Hello, that is the point of the thread. To show an area that somebody wouldn't expect to find. Doesn't say it has to represent the entire city or area.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:54 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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That's one small area of a city that has many areas that have a density of well over 150,000 people per square mile.
It's not a really small area, and most of NYC isn't nearly as dense as 150,000 people per square mile, if anything that dense area is a small area of the city. Manhattan is only a very small portion of NYC's land area and even most of it isn't even that dense.

That's not the point of the thread though.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:57 PM
 
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Hello, that is the point of the thread. To show an area that somebody wouldn't expect to find. Doesn't say it has to represent the entire city or area.
Oh, you know...somebody always has to take offense. It's not like the purpose of the thread is to disparage NYC.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:57 PM
 
Location: NYC
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LA is this wasteland of endless suburban sprawl where everybody lives in single family homes....but wait what's this?!

I didn't know Seinfeld took place in LA!

And San Francisco isn't the only major California city with Victorians!
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:06 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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And San Francisco isn't the only major California city with Victorians!
That looks like where the family from "Six Feet Under" lived.
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:16 PM
 
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Chicago!
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:25 PM
 
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That looks like where the family from "Six Feet Under" lived.
That would be this one...it doesn't look at all like the Victorian in L.A.


The "Six Feet Under" House on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/kkanouse/364300217/ - broken link)


But...does anyone recognize this L.A. Victorian?


Charmed on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoffarth/2390811277/ - broken link)
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Old 10-21-2009, 06:09 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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But...does anyone recognize this L.A. Victorian?
Psssst, DeaconJ the caption of the link gives it away .


I'll guess Charmed? Just a wild guess LOL. Actually my wife loved that show and I suffered through it with her on many occasions. I would have guessed that anyway.
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