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Old 11-22-2011, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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I don't know what it is between you and townhomes, but I love them.
I would not like to live in one, but I prefer seeing them than rundown apartments. They have a more uniform look, and they don't usually have massive seas of parking lots that Apartments have
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:20 PM
 
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I would not like to live in one, but I prefer seeing them than rundown apartments. They have a more uniform look, and they don't usually have massive seas of parking lots that Apartments have
IKR! I've not seen townhomes in or from Houston, but the ones here in Alabama and in Atlanta are GORGEOUS!
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Old 11-22-2011, 10:39 PM
 
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IKR! I've not seen townhomes in or from Houston, but the ones here in Alabama and in Atlanta are GORGEOUS!
The ones in uptown are really pretty. Even the ones in the Third look nice.

I like the range of styles from the more classic look:
http://c365781.r81.cf2.rackcdn.com/d...ford1SMALL.jpg

to the modern ones:
http://www.modernhoustonhomes.com/im...a4/505main.jpg
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Old 11-23-2011, 12:31 AM
 
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They are nice.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:02 AM
 
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No, this isn't true. Huntsville may have some steeper hills, but DFW has some big hills also (SW Dallas County and Western Tarrant especially).
I didnt say they were more. I said Huntsville is more noticeable to me. Really, I don't see much hills driving to Ducanville on 67. It been like 6 months since i been..but i didnt notice them.

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Old 11-23-2011, 08:25 AM
 
Location: ITL (Houston)
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I didnt say they were more. I said Huntsville is more noticeable to me. Really, I don't see much hills driving to Ducanville on 67. It been like 6 months since i been..but i didnt notice them.
Drive on I-20 or Spur 408. Or Beltline. Those areas are like Atlanta hill wise.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:04 AM
 
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I have no idea. I have to do some research of the entire area. I should have said the density plus urban though to specify my point.
Although I do get what you are saying, I would argue that Greenway Plaza is not exactly suburban either. See the term urban has been so bastardized on this site that people have to come up with new words to describe what each city is.

But like I said I do understand what you mean with uptown, it is more alive with people and has more amenities and action.

But as for urban, that they both are. they are both centers of commerce with higher concentrations of people than the surrounding area but NOT an area primarily geared to human habitation.

Urban does not have a special look, a special mode of transportation, size of dwellings, or characterized by Manhattan type density (That is the City Data Meaning). Urban simply means of the city (small 'c'). I know NY is sometimes called "The City" but that is city with capital C. In the simplest form of the word urban refers to the city, one city, that is the one you are in right now. The City is the center of commerce,
the burbs are centers of habitation, an
Rural areas are centers of Agriculture
Industrial areas are centers of manufacturing

One city having larger roads and single family homes does not make it less urban than the other.

One city having more people walking the streets than the other doesn't make it more urban than the other. More lively yes, more urban no.

It is clear that Katy is Suburban, Sugarland is a different story. Westchase- not happening. I don't care if the roads are two miles wide in Westchase, it is a business center.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:39 AM
 
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Although I do get what you are saying, I would argue that Greenway Plaza is not exactly suburban either. See the term urban has been so bastardized on this site that people have to come up with new words to describe what each city is.

But like I said I do understand what you mean with uptown, it is more alive with people and has more amenities and action.

But as for urban, that they both are. they are both centers of commerce with higher concentrations of people than the surrounding area but NOT an area primarily geared to human habitation.

Urban does not have a special look, a special mode of transportation, size of dwellings, or characterized by Manhattan type density (That is the City Data Meaning). Urban simply means of the city (small 'c'). I know NY is sometimes called "The City" but that is city with capital C. In the simplest form of the word urban refers to the city, one city, that is the one you are in right now. The City is the center of commerce,
the burbs are centers of habitation, an
Rural areas are centers of Agriculture
Industrial areas are centers of manufacturing

One city having larger roads and single family homes does not make it less urban than the other.

One city having more people walking the streets than the other doesn't make it more urban than the other. More lively yes, more urban no.

It is clear that Katy is Suburban, Sugarland is a different story. Westchase- not happening. I don't care if the roads are two miles wide in Westchase, it is a business center.
Nice description.
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:02 AM
 
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True. Man I'm in Huntsville, TX right now and this little town have hills wayyyyyyyyyyyyy more noticeable than DFW. I also believe that Huntsville is apart of Greater Houston. And they say this area is ugly and flat, please.

Actually SHSU sits on top of one of the highest points in East Texas.
yeah, DFW is certainly not flat, but the hills there are overblown. It is more an undulating terrain than a hilly area.
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:13 AM
 
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yeah, DFW is certainly not flat, but the hills there are overblown. It is more an undulating terrain than a hilly area.
I read a post saying that some hills in DFW are on the scale of Atlanta's hills. Even though Atlanta's hills are also blow out of proportion, I know for a fact that DFW's hills aren't on Atlanta's level.
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