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Old 02-14-2013, 04:03 PM
 
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Whats the least urban view you can find of your city using google maps?
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:49 PM
 
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Too easy:

The city I work in: Google Maps

The town I live in: west orange, nj - Google Maps
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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My college town
Waterloo: Waterloo, ON, Canada - Google Maps

Hometown
Oakville: Oakville, ON, Canada - Google Maps

Nearest big city
Toronto: Toronto, ON, Canada - Google Maps
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:36 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Detroit, MI - Google Maps

Less urban decay-ey: Detroit, MI - Google Maps
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:28 PM
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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There's a very similar thread on another forum, perhaps they should be merged:

Post the least urban streetview you can find of an otherwise urban city
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:23 AM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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Great thread!

In the Gwynns Falls valley: baltimore md - Google Maps

Dickeyville: dickeyville - Google Maps

Falls Rd: baltimore - Google Maps
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:16 AM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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Mill Creek Park, Youngstown, Ohio:
Google Maps
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Cincinnati
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3 miles from downtown Cincinnati.

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1641+...V2Gi8WwNN9AmXw

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1621+...anTK2IHel7Gp5w
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Sacramento:
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Sacra...159.78,,0,4.85

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Sacra...260.65,,0,2.77

There's also the railyards which is a big unused hole in the ground less than a mile from downtown:
https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&l...gl=us&t=h&z=16

Of course, one could say that having holes in the ground is just part of Sacramento's urban form.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:02 PM
 
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Of course, one could say that having holes in the ground is just part of Sacramento's urban form.
Is that where they throw the state tax dollars?
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