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Old 02-12-2013, 11:45 AM
 
Location: Cincinnati near
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The most beautiful city I have ever been to is Sedona, Arizona.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Richmond/Philadelphia/Brooklyn
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The cities we love are by and large characterized as having dense, vibrant, urban, walkable cores.

Yet we continue to build Houston over and over and over.
Architects and urban planners cared for a long time about making things more efficient for cars, rather than building for the greater good of the people.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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The most beautiful city I have ever been to is Sedona, Arizona.
Hate to break it to ya....Sedona is not a city....just a town...and IMO not a pretty town either.

I've been to Sedona, I was underwhelmed.
Scenery beautiful, town blah

Best looking city in North America?.....Quebec City by a country mile
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:07 AM
 
Location: Canada
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Quebec City
San Francisco
Vancouver
New York
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Old 02-13-2013, 05:45 AM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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Canadians: Is Halifax nice? It's looks pretty in pictures. I always forget there is more past Maine. Pretty much all I know of Halifx I learned from Trailer Park Boys:

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Location: Long Island / NYC
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I've been to Halifax, cutsey, nice setting over the harbor, compact downtown. Feels a bit similar to coastal New England in style, though Atlantic Canada is still its own thing. Feels rather old, too. Halifax is a bit interesting in that it has no city-level government, all governments below the county level were abolished by the province.

Victoria is another nice looking smaller Canadian city, I have trouble deciding which I like more.
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Old 02-13-2013, 06:17 AM
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St. John's has a rather unique color scheme to its row houses, though you can find a bit that in Charlestown, Boston and a few other scattered spots of Massachusetts:

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=St.+J...,45.46,,0,9.59

Canadians changing their tire on a public street!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=St.+J...189.12,,0,-1.7
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Old 02-13-2013, 06:22 AM
 
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I always thought Portland Oregon was the best match between scenery and pleasant living.
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Old 02-13-2013, 06:24 AM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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St. John's has a rather unique color scheme to its row houses, though you can find a bit that in Charlestown, Boston and a few other scattered spots of Massachusetts:

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=St.+J...,45.46,,0,9.59

Canadians changing their tire on a public street!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=St.+J...189.12,,0,-1.7
I really like the bright rowhomes.
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:16 PM
 
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The OPs Boston photo isn't really Boston, it's Cambridge. but this is Boston: http://fenwaypropertiesboston.com/wp.../northend3.jpg
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