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Old 05-16-2013, 08:18 PM
Location: In the heights
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I'm just curious what examples there are of this. I know there were the freeway revolts that halted a lot of construction through dense neighborhoods. There's also been some removal such as with SF. I've seen old photos of cities such as Buffalo, St. Louis, Los Angeles, and others where the downtown and surrounding neighborhoods were absolutely bustling and there was wall to wall buildings full of commerce, offices, entertainment, and residences, and it makes me wonder what these cities were like before.

SF seems pretty intact as does NYC (well, compared to its massive size). I think Portland was left pretty alright and then there's the usual short list of Boston, Philly and DC to add. What other major US cities made it with a lot of their old neighborhoods intact and not bulldozed over with fairly little destroyed for parking lots?

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