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Old 08-25-2009, 03:40 PM
 
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Central Park in Manhattan:



Golden Gate Park in San Francisco:

http://imgs.sfgate.com/c/pictures/2002/10/05/aerial_ggpark97_frl.jpg (broken link)
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Old 08-25-2009, 03:50 PM
 
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The two best urban parks in the country, IMO.
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Old 08-25-2009, 03:52 PM
 
Location: New York
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Wow they look very similar.
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Old 08-25-2009, 03:54 PM
 
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A big difference, though, is that Golden Gate park is flanked by two of San Francisco's least interesting areas, the low-rise Sunset and Richmond Districts. The area that butts into haight-ashbury (on the far end of that photo) is by far the most urban, although the "further out" sections of the park are more serene.

Meanwhile, Central Park is surrounded by posh mid-rise areas...
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Old 08-25-2009, 03:58 PM
 
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No poll? Central Park of course
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Old 08-25-2009, 03:58 PM
 
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I like the Western Border of GG Park too...
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Old 08-25-2009, 04:00 PM
 
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Central Park! Its nicer, more manicured, has more activities and the surroundings are much more upscale.

I especially love it in the winter.








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Old 08-25-2009, 04:01 PM
 
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I like the Western Border of GG Park too...
That is cool .
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Old 08-25-2009, 04:05 PM
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A big difference, though, is that Golden Gate park is flanked by two of San Francisco's least interesting areas, the low-rise Sunset and Richmond Districts. The area that butts into haight-ashbury (on the far end of that photo) is by far the most urban, although the "further out" sections of the park are more serene.

Meanwhile, Central Park is surrounded by posh mid-rise areas...
The Haight is actually not any more urban than the Richmond or the part of the Sunset bordering Golden Gate Park...a little more vibrant because of Haight street maybe, but not more urban. Golden gate park is pretty much completely lined by 2-4 story apartments, though less so when you get more towards the ocean. It's not any more low rise than the Haight or most other areas in SF outside of downtown.
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Old 08-25-2009, 04:06 PM
 
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