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Old 12-17-2009, 01:06 PM
 
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Richmond as well. Any old industrial city will have plenty of it.
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Old 12-17-2009, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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Detroit, Chicago, Cleveland, Hartford.
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Old 12-17-2009, 04:04 PM
 
Location: Somerville, MA
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Newburyport MA, Portland ME, Salem MA and Portsmouth NH are smaller cities with a lot of brick, Federalist architecture around the cores of the towns.
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Old 12-17-2009, 04:04 PM
 
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Toronto.
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Old 12-17-2009, 05:18 PM
 
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Newark is also known as "Brick City"
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Old 12-17-2009, 06:54 PM
 
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New York, Newark, Philly, Boston, Chicago, Baltimore, DC...that's about all I could think of.

I left off San Fran because a lot of the city isn't built out of brick.
There isn't too many brick buildings left in SF. Actually you really won't see too many big brick buildings on the West Coast because they are very dangerous during earthquakes.

During the 1989 earthquake in SF many people were killed because of falling brick buildings.

This is what brick buildings look like after earthquakes

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Old 12-17-2009, 11:29 PM
 
Location: USA
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^^ Interesting to know the reasoning behind their architecture. +1
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Old 12-18-2009, 08:27 AM
 
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Downtown San Antonio has a lot of buildings from the early 1900's that are made of brick sent over from the east coast.
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Old 12-18-2009, 08:56 AM
 
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Certainly Chicago - the city mandated that it be rebuilt with brick after the fire in 1871 burnt 2/3 of the city down.
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Old 12-18-2009, 01:19 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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For some reason, the term "Brick City" aka Newark is a title that lost it's true meaning somehow.

I heard that it's because of the bricks that were thrown in Newark during the 60s riots, I heard that it's because of the crack epidemic where Newark was infamous for it's "bricks" of crack, and I also heard that it's because of the common brick projects found in a lot of the city.
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