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Old Posted Aug 19, 2019, 6:57 PM
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Originally Posted by eschaton View Post
To me, the "Oakland" of the tri-state area is pretty obviously Jersey City. Both cities are overshadowed by their neighbors. Both cities are incredibly diverse, with about equal numbers of blacks, whites, Latinos, and Asians. And both cities have an increasingly trendy downtown area which is seeing a lot of new investment.
I can see that too, and it makes more sense today since they are orientated in a similar fashion on the mainland compared to the major city on the coast. All of the Jersey side could be considered the East Bay's analog.
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