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Old Posted Nov 6, 2008, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Kingofthehill View Post
Love those turret buildings..! Chicago has a unique look to it.

Are the El trains loud? Does the city offer people who live next to El lines soundproofed/double-paned windows?
I had some friends that shared an apartment next to the El when I was living in Chicago. Most have double-paned windows, I'm sure, but they're great for young people who want an affordable apartment. If you're a heavy sleeper that doesn't spend a lot of time at home (i.e., most kids just out of college), you can get a much cheaper apartment in a nice neighborhood than those just a block away. It's like a little affordable housing program.

Mmmm.... Charlie Trotter's:

There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge." - Isaac Asimov
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