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Old 10-26-2012, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC area
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Just having a little fun. Can anybody guess where these photos were taken?





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Old 10-26-2012, 10:08 PM
 
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Shawnee/Bonner Springs?
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:14 PM
 
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Dispersed development pattern so I'm guessing it's NOT JOCO. I do see plenty of ugly McMansions with three car garages so I'm guessing Lee's Summit or southern Platte county.
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:33 PM
 
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Sorry, I should have been more detailed.

The pics are of three different suburban areas not near each other (both sides of state line). Hope that helps!
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Old 10-26-2012, 11:29 PM
 
Location: Kansas City North
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These are total guesses -

#1 - somewhere in Leawood. The McMansions are part of an in-fill subdivision?

#2 - Platte County - beacause the land is somewhat rolling.

#3 - Anywhere in Overland Park south of I-435.
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:07 AM
 
Location: Middle America
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Without identifying natural landforms, it's utterly impossible for me to tell. I rightly assumed they were each a different community, but from an aerial perspective, they honestly might as well all be the same to me. A lot of ugly,newer construction all around, which really isn't very distinguishing.

The only meaningful clue to me is that, given the larger amount of what appear to be older growth trees and larger expanses of space in which they are growing without tremendous encroaching of residential building, the first two are probably older, more established suburban communties (although all show new construction), possibly on the MO side. The third appears to be a younger, more deliberately planned and platted community where trees and space throughout have not been as much of priority. Could be KS side, could be somewhere else. But def. more dense and less natural than the first two. From what I know of KCMO, I'm guessing the bottom one is JoCo, but the other two are up for grabs, for me.
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:49 AM
 
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Nice posts! I didn't think anybody would reply.

The first photo is KCMO (Shoal Creek) in Clay County west of I-35

The second photo is Western Shawnee just east of K-7

The third photo is Leawood just north of 435
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:30 AM
 
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Nice posts! I didn't think anybody would reply.

The first photo is KCMO (Shoal Creek) in Clay County west of I-35

The second photo is Western Shawnee just east of K-7

The third photo is Leawood just north of 435
Surely you jest. These nice photos are red meat for the resident suburban bashers.

It is the abundance of nice, affordable (compared to many other areas) housing in developments such as these that make the KC metro such an attractive place to live.

Thanks for posting.
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Old 10-27-2012, 01:03 PM
 
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I posted that wrong.

The first photo is Leawood just north of 435

The second is KCMO (Shoal Creek) in Clay County west of I-35

The third photo is Western Shawnee just east of K-7
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Kansas City North
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Shame on me for missing #2. I lived briefly in the Carrington Place Apartments just out of the picture to the left.
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