Tuesday, February 9, 2010
City is Laggin' in "Distinctive Destination" Vote
By Nicholas Phillips
on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 12:41 PM
in an online poll going on between showcase cities.
Until the end of the month, a D.C.-based non-profit called National Trust for Historic Preservation
is letting folks vote
on which of a dozen finalist cities are the most "distinctive," which is defined here as having:
dynamic downtowns, cultural diversity, attractive architecture, cultural landscapes and a strong commitment to historic preservation, sustainability and revitalization.
As things stand
, Marquette, Michigan is way out in front.
Here's the rest of our competition:
- Bastrop, Texas
- Cedar Falls, Iowa
- Chestnut Hills, Pennsylvania
- the Crooked Road, Virginia
- Fort Collins, Colorado
- Huntsville, Alabama
- Provincetown, Massachusetts
- Rockland, Maine
- Simsbury, Connecticut
- Sitka, Alaska
As in all important elections, you have to register to vote
St. Louis is getting its a$s handed to it right now by