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Old 09-05-2007, 10:15 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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This question is for anyone from Toronto,who has been to many cities in America.Which of the cities in the United States do you find to be similar to Toronto,in things such as architecture and culture,and weather?
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Old 09-05-2007, 10:21 PM
 
Location: Moose Jaw, in between the Moose's butt and nose.
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Chicago or Minneapolis are most similiar.
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Old 09-05-2007, 11:36 PM
 
Location: In exile, plotting my coup
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There's always that famous Peter Ustinov quote that "Toronto is New York, run by the Swiss".
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Old 09-06-2007, 06:18 AM
 
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Toronto is like a combination of New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco with a touch of Cleveland or Detroit for good measure.
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Old 09-25-2007, 07:48 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Toronto is often compared to New York because it's the largest city in Canada and because it's known for its corporate headquarters... but realistically, it looks like Chicago. A big flat, sprawling city full of modern skyscrapers that was founded in the 19th century on industrialism... which is now a hub of culture/arts and business, on a large Great Lake.
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Old 09-25-2007, 09:18 PM
 
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Chicago...only cleaner
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Torontp
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Toronto is often compared to New York because it's the largest city in Canada and because it's known for its corporate headquarters... but realistically, it looks like Chicago. A big flat, sprawling city full of modern skyscrapers that was founded in the 19th century on industrialism... which is now a hub of culture/arts and business, on a large Great Lake.

Good analogy.

I would agree with all of that
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Old 10-03-2007, 03:10 PM
 
Location: C.R. K-Tex
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Population wise: Houston.
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Old 10-04-2007, 09:57 AM
 
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Toronto is like a combination of New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco with a touch of Cleveland or Detroit for good measure.
San Francisco? I'm not sure I get it.
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Old 10-04-2007, 10:32 PM
 
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San Francisco? I'm not sure I get it.
Perhaps a reference to the large Chinatown area of Toronto?
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