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View Poll Results: Where do you live?
Downtown Winnipeg 21 42.86%
Suburbs (Inside perimeter) 24 48.98%
Outside the perimeter 4 8.16%
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Old Posted Aug 11, 2009, 5:58 AM
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Suburbs or Downtown Winnipeg?

Since I know that living in the suburbs can be hard on the environment, I was curious to see how many people on this forum, who live and work in Winnipeg, live either downtown or in the suburbs?

By the way, living in the burbs, For me to drive downtown would only take less than 15 minutes, so I am not saying a east to west freeway/ perimeter freeway (as in my last thread), would improve my life in any large way.


note-- try and go by this map

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Old Posted Aug 11, 2009, 6:26 AM
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i'm asumming u loped the inner city in with downtown?

if not them i am niether
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i'm asumming u loped the inner city in with downtown?

if not them i am niether
yeah
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Old Posted Aug 11, 2009, 6:35 AM
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ok then
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Old Posted Aug 11, 2009, 6:43 AM
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I believe this skyline image can easily rival other much larger northamerican cities
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yea and i shot it
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you're poll is silly. I live 15 minute walk to downtown, however you don't have an option for that. i'm not the suburbs. also, what was a suburb 40 yrs ago, no longer is. river heights has 100 yr old houses but i wouldn't call them the suburbs
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i live in st. vital and work downtown. Takes me less then 15 min to get to work on off peak rush hour.
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yea and i shot it
That's a fantastic picture. Maybe the best skyline shot i've ever seen of this city.

Nice work!

It's a shame that the Hydro building gets hidden behind the larger Portage & Main towers.
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yea and i shot it
Can I use it for my next sandbox banner?
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gom i told u could at dimsum
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gom i told u could at dimsum
And you think I can remember that? I can't remember what I heard five minutes ago fer gawds sake...

Can ya PM me with where I can get the image?

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For the sake of this poll, I'd assume anywhere from Arlington to Des Meurons, Corydon to Selkirk would be considered "downtown".

And yes, I live downtown.
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I don't live in Winnipeg.

But I live in what you might call Thunder Bay's "exchange district". Nowhere near as impressive, but the general built form (lots of historic warehouse type buildings, bit worn down, just north of downtown) exists.
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The Manitoba Free Press called my neighborhood a suburb in 1873... but soon after that it became identified as a veritable quarter of the city's historic urban core. So yes, for the purpose of this poll, I consider North Point Douglas part of downtown.
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Downtown at the Ashdown.
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For the sake of this poll, I'd assume anywhere from LIPTON to Des Meurons, Corydon to Selkirk would be considered "downtown".
^ fixed that up a little bit...therefore I live downtown.

In all seriousness I don't know if Wolseley or it's counterpart the West End north of Portage Ave. counts as "downtown", but I don't think it counts as the suburbs either... maybe it did 100 years ago, but not anymore.
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1ajs, where did you take that shot from?
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ontop of one of my favorit buildings



and for the record downtown is kinda a suburb of point douglas
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1ajs I personally believe your shot that the Centreport site stole best displays winnipegs skyline
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