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Old 12-22-2009, 06:26 PM
 
Location: Seattle, WA
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I'd say Baltimore, NYC and Boston.
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:00 PM
 
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Huber Heights, Ohio

America's largest community of all-brick homes.





Yes, I just played trump. The ultimate "brick city".
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Old 12-23-2009, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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i don't there's one city mentioned that isn't "brick city" status

nice!
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Old 01-03-2010, 09:03 PM
 
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St. Louis, was there this past week and much of the city is brick.
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:30 AM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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St. Louis is known for lots of brick buildings, and had large brick-making facilities at one time. I'm not sure if there are still brick-makers in St. Louis or not.
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:53 AM
 
Location: NC/IL/MI
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baltimore philly and stl are definitley brick cities. There's barley any wooden houses in thoes cities.

chicago, nyc, bos, and detroit are second in line just because there are alot of wooden homes also
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:56 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.

Actually, San Antonio is AKA Stone City, stone came before the brick.
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Old 01-05-2010, 12:39 PM
rah
 
Location: Oakland
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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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Originally Posted by krudmonk
That's actually a picture of Santa Cruz.
Here's a pic of a brick building in SF that had it's facade fall off and crush 5 people on the sidewalk during the 1989 earthquake:



SF definitely has a decent amount of brick buildings around downtown, and you'll see them scattered around the city here and there...but as others have said, the lack of brick building materials, the abundance of wood, and the constant threat of earthquakes meant that wood was and is the much preferred construction material here.
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Old 01-05-2010, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Here's a pic of a brick building in SF that had it's facade fall off and crush 5 people on the sidewalk during the 1989 earthquake:



SF definitely has a decent amount of brick buildings around downtown, and you'll see them scattered around the city here and there...but as others have said, the lack of brick building materials, the abundance of wood, and the constant threat of earthquakes meant that wood was and is the much preferred construction material here.
...you'll see them scattered around the city...
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Old 01-05-2010, 01:39 PM
rah
 
Location: Oakland
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...you'll see them scattered around the city...
Yes you will. What's your point?
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