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Old 07-30-2013, 03:21 PM
 
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:26 PM
 
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I actually favor dt Houston over Atlanta. It seems to have a more complete setup. The Theater District is very nice. It has an aquarium, pro baseball & basketball facilities, parks and shopping. Dt Atlanta closed its only dept store. If dt Houston would increase its residential population it would be great.
It's basically a vertical office park. You're just biased to all western cities.
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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It's basically a vertical office park. You're just biased to all western cities.
Is there some fantastic corner of dt Atlanta I missed?
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Old 07-30-2013, 05:40 PM
 
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Is there some fantastic corner of dt Atlanta I missed?
Peachtree and International BLVD is a pretty awesome corner of Downtown Atlanta. Vibrant in the day and at night. Has your neon lights and advertisements so it's a lit up area. The Olympic park area beats anything Houston has in vibrancy and things to do. Downtown Atlanta also has a bonafide university right in the center of it, not to mention a full 25 block area of the older NE. urban feeling.

Downtown Atanta has someone said before is just more rounded out. It feels much more vibrant, has more tourists, has that old urban feeling, and actually has a subway system that makes you feel like you're in a big city.

What does Houston honestly have? Please show me where Houston has anything like this.








Because last time, I was there, I found nothing like this. Face it. Downtown Atlanta is just better than Downtown Houston and much more vibrant.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:35 PM
 
Location: Houston
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The Theater District is definitely the jewel of Downtown Houston. The rest is pretty dull. Main Street Square is vibrant on Friday and Saturday night. But if you're looking for vibrancy in Downtown Houston during the work week you won't find it unless you venture down into the Downtown Tunnels.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:19 PM
 
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Well here is a couple of videos that may help far as downtown Atlanta goes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mFo...e_gdata_player

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFCL...e_gdata_player

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qqxp...e_gdata_player

Then of course the subway system the only underground system u will see In the South

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiUM...e_gdata_player
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:58 PM
 
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It's basically a vertical office park. You're just biased to all western cities.
Pretty much, I can't think of 1 city over a million with a more dead downtown
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Old 08-01-2013, 05:06 PM
 
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I think one of the most vibrant parts of downtown Atlanta is on a warm evening on Peachtree near the Fox Theatre after a show has let out. The Fox marquee all lit up, Churchhill Grounds jazz club, The patio of the Georgian Terrace across the street...it really makes Atlanta seem dense and active.
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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It's basically a vertical office park. You're just biased to all western cities.
You initially stated you've never been to Houston and than come back and say this???

I guess you've visited since that remark???
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:58 PM
 
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You initially stated you've never been to Houston and than come back and say this???

I guess you've visited since that remark???
Yes, this thread is pretty old...
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