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Arlington's Favorite Street - Part II

tech <p><span><span>We like what we like. And when it comes to deciding on a favorite street in Arlington, what we like can vary for many reasons.</span></span></p> <p><br /> <br /></p> <div><span><span>Last week we posed the question, "</span><a href= ""><span>Which is your favorite Arlington street, and why</span></a><span>? We had a few responses that provided some insight into what makes a street popular.<br /> <br /></span></span></div> <p><br /></p> <div><span><span>One person commented:<br /> <br /></span></span></div> <div><a href= "" imageanchor="1"><img border="0" height="200" src= "" width="200" /></a></div> <div><span><span>"<i>I have lots of favorite streets in Arlington. The list is long. Even after living in town for more than twenty years I still come upon nice streets I had not seen before. We have some walks we regularly take through neighborhoods that have many of our favorite streets. Back in the 1980s, before I moved to town, my introduction to Arlington included parking on Academy Street, where I was impressed by its variety of interesting houses, mature trees and landscaping, and proximity to the Center. I don't live on Academy St. yet still remember it as a nice intro to the town</i>."<br /> <br /></span></span></div> <p><br /></p> <div><span><span>These are definitely points that resonate with a lot of people: walk-ability, mature trees, interesting houses, proximity to town.<br /> <br /></span></span></div> <p><br /></p> <div><span><span><span> </span>Another person felt very strongly:</span></span></div> <div><a href= "" imageanchor="1"><img border="0" height="200" src= "" width= "200" /></a></div> <div><span><span>"<i>Edmund Rd. No contest</i>."<br /> <br /></span></span></div> <p><br /></p> <div><span><span>Arlington has no shortage of streets that could be deemed 'favorite' for any number of reasons. And when people feel a connection to a place - whether it's a street or a town or a home, it's something that will always stick with them.<br /> <br /></span></span></div> <p><br /></p> <div><b><i><span><span>"I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow<br /> <br /></span></span></i></b></div>

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