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Old 02-08-2014, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Georgia
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Let's just say that every city had a movie about their history. Which one would be the most interesting?
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Old 02-08-2014, 05:42 PM
 
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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Just one city? Impossible.
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Old 02-08-2014, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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-Cleveland, just because of its history with the titans of industry like Rockefeller, and the spectacular ambition of the Gilded Age
-San Francisco because of its origins in the Gold Rush, Earthquakes, and 20th century emergence as a liberal haven, and tech magnet.
-Chicago because of its history of corruption, rich-poor dichotomy, industrial origins, and ambition to create a metropolis in the middle of the country.
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Old 02-08-2014, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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Cases could be made for hundreds. Depends on what you personally find interesting.
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Old 02-08-2014, 06:00 PM
 
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Older cities have an unfair advantage, but I'd say New Orleans.
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Old 02-08-2014, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Detroit
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Old 02-08-2014, 06:03 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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my guess would be New Orleans.
Then New York
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Old 02-08-2014, 06:04 PM
 
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I personally love the history of DC. Chosen by Washington, commissioned by Lenfant to look very European, burned to the ground by the British, was a big slave market, was right across the river from the Confederacy & was at high risk, was where Lincoln was shot, saw a huge boom with the New Deal, resisted highway building that tore apart many cities, was completely corrupt with high violence & a drug problem, & has been reborn from the ashes as an amazing city. Not to mention all the inaugurations, the architecture, the cherry blossoms, etc.
But I also really love the history of LA going from a sort of nothing town, to the biggest center of culture in the world in less than 100 years
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Old 02-08-2014, 06:07 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Detroit
Yeah, if you like horror.
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Old 02-08-2014, 06:12 PM
 
Location: Shaw.
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Mexico City, if you go back to the Tenochtitlan days.
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