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Old 02-05-2014, 04:32 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Most urban centers in the NEC are nowhere near as monotonous as southwestern suburbs


*Next, an angry nut job attempts to show a row of Brownstones and some cul de sac of mildly different boring houses to try and disprove me
Correct, the cookies in the northeast are older and have more trash outside of them.

southwestern cookies are more fresh and clean like they just came out of the oven.
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Old 02-05-2014, 04:39 PM
 
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Correct, the cookies in the northeast are older and have more trash outside of them.

southwestern cookies are more fresh and clean like they just came out of the oven.
^^ And the suburban ones look rather cheesy, and Kitsch when compared with much in the northeast (yeah I dont know where your getting this Idea of Trash from either).
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Old 02-05-2014, 04:41 PM
 
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^^ And the suburban ones look rather cheesy, and Kitsch when compared with much in the northeast (yeah I dont know where your getting this Idea of Trash from either).
From all the trash you see in those dense cities
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Old 02-05-2014, 04:55 PM
 
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From all the trash you see in those dense cities
and here you are making assumptions, honestly, people in the suburbs who drive everywhere are probably creating a lot more pollution than people in the cities, and let's get one thing straight here, I've seen plenty of trash cans out in front of suburban houses too, so I don't know what you're getting at with these delusional ideas of yours.
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Old 02-05-2014, 05:17 PM
 
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Most urban centers in the NEC are nowhere near as monotonous as southwestern suburbs
Apples and oranges, for reasons already stated in this thread.

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Next, an angry nut job attempts to show a row of Brownstones and some cul de sac of mildly different boring houses to try and disprove me.
Already done that.
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Old 02-05-2014, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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I'm just going to point out the fact that a lot of these suburban houses from the first few decades are beginning to look rather dilapidated, also, I remember reading somewhere that they were initially built to last about 75-80 years, or so.
And? A lot of row the cookie cutter rowhouses in Baltimore, Philly, etc, etc are looking a lot worse than dilapidated.

I do agree with you on the British cookie cutters, however. They're very nice.
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Here's some nice ones from Glascow:

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Glasg...00.74,,0,-6.03

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Glasg...,9.05,,0,-7.31

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Glasg...29.39,,0,-2.19

first two look a bit like a few from Boston's Back Bay or maybe NYC brownstones.
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Old 02-05-2014, 07:06 PM
 
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On a serious note look at any urban center in the North East or look at the suburbs in the Desert South West.


At least the NE has character because they are older and have more history.

I grew up in a cookie cutter home back in the 90s. The same houses and floor plans are still being used in brand new neighborhoods being built today!!!

You can't escape them here.
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Old 02-05-2014, 07:33 PM
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here's a few views of Levittown:

https://www.google.com/maps?q=Levitt...,10.87,,0,1.92

https://www.google.com/maps?q=Levitt...278.95,,0,9.69

The original houses were built on slabs rather than with a basement, but the developer was trying to keep costs down as much as possible.
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Old 02-05-2014, 07:36 PM
 
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And? A lot of row the cookie cutter rowhouses in Baltimore, Philly, etc, etc are looking a lot worse than dilapidated.

I do agree with you on the British cookie cutters, however. They're very nice.
^^ I will Agree with you here, though I must say both cities also have a large number of rather beautiful nice townhouses too. Also, I believe that both cities are beginning to turn around, just look at Baltimore which has had growth in population since 2010, and soaring income values in downtown.
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