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    I just stayed at Resorts for the airshow and...

    I just stayed at Resorts for the airshow and despite the negative press, the hotel and rooms are still very nice. I hope Gomes can really bring this property back to life. That being said, A.C. is a...
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    I just came across this rendering for Bashaw's AC...

    I just came across this rendering for Bashaw's AC Gateway project which was to be built at Albany Ave and the Boardwalk. What could have been... I think it would have added South Beach cool with...
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    Hi Wavecrest, that photo is from 1906 and was...

    Hi Wavecrest, that photo is from 1906 and was definitely colorized (a really good).

    Here's another colorized Atlantic City bathing beauty....
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    Steve Wynn was spotted at the Revel on Tuesday...

    Steve Wynn was spotted at the Revel on Tuesday for over 3 hours but todays Press says he's not interested in the Revel. Wynn taking over the Revel or building on the Pinnacle site would be a great...
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    Atlantic City is in dire straights. A.C. should...

    Atlantic City is in dire straights. A.C. should be used as a required case study in city planning of what Not to do to a city. So much wasted potential....On a lighter note... the good 'ol days.
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    Yep Stache, those are from 1948. How'd you know?...

    Yep Stache, those are from 1948. How'd you know?
    Also, the armed services took over all of the hotels in A.C. in 1942.

    Ambassador Hotel (where the Tropicana is now) with the Ritz Carlton....
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    A while ago Bally's announced they were going to...

    A while ago Bally's announced they were going to turn the Claridge into a W like upscale boutique hotel. Hopefully that happens. In the meantime I came across some cool photos from Life showing the...
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    Hbraithw, that was a well thought out and...

    Hbraithw, that was a well thought out and accurate post on the history of white flight and discrimination. Does that change the reality of the situation today though? A century from now, will that...
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    Although it could be said in a more softer...

    Although it could be said in a more softer politically correct manner, I think IntheKnows assessment is accurate in that Atlantic City's failure is due to bad government, greed (casinos & people) and...
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    What I don't get is why the city isn't doing...

    What I don't get is why the city isn't doing something with the vacant inlet land near Gardeners Basin where Hackneys and Captain Starns once stood at the end of the Boardwalk. They should have...
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    Great photos of Revel. I hope it gets the...

    Great photos of Revel. I hope it gets the financing to complete it asap. A.C. really needs the boost and some kind of good news.

    Here's what the Belmont and Woolworths looked like by the early...
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    The problem is that everything that made Atlantic...

    The problem is that everything that made Atlantic City attractive, unique and special is gone.

    Here you can actually see the ocean from the Boardwalk and the gorgeous architecture of the...
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    For decades Atlantic City was probably the best...

    For decades Atlantic City was probably the best place in the world for children to vacation and/or live. In the picture you can see two theatres just on this one block of the Boardwalk when A.C. had...
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    Why doesn't the city offer people more options...

    Why doesn't the city offer people more options than casinos? Bring the piers and families back. Give people a reason to come other than casinos.
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    I thought some of you might enjoy this look back...

    I thought some of you might enjoy this look back at Atlantic City in it's heyday in this 1951 travel movie.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LG6R2V9X3ks
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    I agree Hbraithw, there were plenty of...

    I agree Hbraithw, there were plenty of crooked/weak white mayors (Levy) but the only reason Levy was elected was because of the black support from the Callaways and their absentee ballots. Otherwise...
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    Good article Fabrizio. Yes Atlantic City was...

    Good article Fabrizio. Yes Atlantic City was segregated, and ironically, both the black and white sections of A.C. flourished with this segregated arrangement up until the 1960s. In the 1960s, when...
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    IntheKnow, you shouldn't have to apologize for...

    IntheKnow, you shouldn't have to apologize for stating the truth. For that matter, most A.C. residents don't care about the boardwalk, the beach, their education, their children, their government,...
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    The hits keep coming. Atlantic City is ranked 192...

    The hits keep coming. Atlantic City is ranked 192 out of 200 U.S. cities as a place to live.

    ATLANTIC CITY--- It's entitled "Best Places for Business & Careers" a recent Forbes Magazine report...
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    Hey Fabrizio, what's wrong with the Irish? "Make...

    Hey Fabrizio, what's wrong with the Irish? "Make that: Jews, Italians and gays."

    On another note, with the right lighting and from certain angles, A.C. can look nice.
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    Dan Lee is just makes an ass of himself when he...

    Dan Lee is just makes an ass of himself when he speaks. As far as his Scandanavia comment, "We seem to be transported to Scandinavia: We have to hide our wealth, drive modest cars, conspicuous...
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    http://www.njcrda.com/documents/CRDANewsWave-Garag...

    http://www.njcrda.com/documents/CRDANewsWave-Garage-2009.pdf

    Finally, a parking garage with some curb appeal

    ATLANTIC CITY - Parking garages are usually the "Ugly Betty" of the architectural...
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    Opposing points of view on South Inlet high-rises...

    Opposing points of view on South Inlet high-rises

    By MICHAEL CLARK Staff Writer, 609-272-7204

    Published: Saturday, February 21, 2009
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    Regarding the Madison, I don't understand why...

    Regarding the Madison, I don't understand why Revel, as a sign of good faith and even for business purposes, doesn't upgrade and open the Madison Hotel as an upscale botique hotel? Attract a...
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    Actually Zip it is the projects, trash, smell and...

    Actually Zip it is the projects, trash, smell and the people that make much of Philly a turn off although, you could almost say the same thing about A.C. Also, that was my post where Pinky said Revel...
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