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Old 01-20-2013, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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Speaking of large permanent signs though I have a problem with the Citgo logo in Boston at Fenway Park. CItgo is owned by Hugo Chavez in Venezuela but then Boston IS is a liberal city.
That flashing Citgo sign is etched into my memory as I was staying in a hotel across the road at Kenmore Square. I remember seeing another billboard at Fenway Park itself advocating gun control as well .
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:15 AM
 
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Nope. Las Vegas has a lot, but I don't consider it a global city or a financial hub.
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:27 PM
 
Location: Near Tours, France about 4710'N 025'E
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it seems to be more a specificity of very capitalistic places. In France, the billbords are reletively more resctricted then in the Anglo world or in Asia. Especially in the histrorical center of cities; Paris might be a world city there are not many of those giant adverts outside of the peripherique boulevard (ring highway that surrounda inner Paris). That would be true in many places in Europe.
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