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Old 04-06-2016, 03:39 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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Responding to your post six years later... There are no quiet places here anymore.
No kidding! And who thinks they are giving good advice for relocation by giving a tourism link?

The OP wasn't looking for a vacation spot, he was looking to relocate to a place to live. I wonder where he finally wound up.
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Old 04-24-2016, 08:35 PM
 
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I can think of several: ..... Kansas City
No, KC is a high crime city in the urban core and is louder than any city I've ever lived in.
If you live in urban KC north of 27th street to the river....

You will hear police and fire sirens throughout the day.

Most days you will hear a police helicopter overhead and at night almost all the time.

Gun shots every day (obviously not on every street).

Dogs barking, everyone here has a dog.

Railroad trains running (and brakes screeching) all day and night if you are within 3 miles of tracks.

KC has more highways per-capita than any other city in the US and is a major trans hub.

You will hear a constant roar from I-70, I-35 and I-435 during rush hours if you are within 3-4 miles.
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Old 04-24-2016, 08:55 PM
 
Location: Boston
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Default It's so much more than that

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Despite San Jose having a population of over 1 million people, that city feels more like a suburb than a big city. Maybe it has to do with the fact that there are very few skyscrapers in San Jose hence it eliminates that big city feel.
San Jose looks suburban because it was designed that way. A few high rises wouldn't change that. The densities of its neighborhoods, even close to downtown, are quite low. What's missing are the neighborhoods with 3-5 story buildings that surround downtown in most cities with a more urban feel.
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Old 04-26-2016, 05:37 PM
 
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San Jose, San Diego, Phoenix and Dallas
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