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Unread 03-10-2010, 02:13 PM
 
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Default Morristown, NJ

I just don't understand this town. I've never seen a town change so much street by street. You could be on a poor street with crime and make a turn and be amongst million dollar homes. One condo building, with the cheapest going for $300K, has one side on Speedwell, a less desirable area of Morristown, with the other on a street that's not-so bad but still ridiculously close to Speedwell.

And 40 Park, the luxury condo complex facing the Green, has the highest priced piece of real estate on Morristown's market - $2,175,000. What's next to this building? A homeless missionary.

Or how about rentals starting at $1800 just built near the train station and in "less safe" area not too far from MLK Blvd etc.

Or how about living in a million dollar home and sending your kid to a high school with metal detectors and a gang problem?
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Unread 03-10-2010, 02:17 PM
 
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Interesting. We stayed in a hotel on Park when we first moved here (last week). I have no understanding of what is a good area or not in this city It's been frustrating for us.
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Unread 03-10-2010, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Vermont
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maybe they send them to the private school down the street.. forget the name.

do they really have gang problems?
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Unread 03-10-2010, 04:01 PM
 
Location: NJ & NV
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There are gangs of lawyers and judges and prosecutors in that town that are always looking for customers with money too.
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