what is New York like as a place to live?

well i'm still in school, but plan to study as an architect afterwards. I would love to live in New York and get a good job as an architect, so is it a good place to live? I hear the crime rate is a bit high, but is it adjustable? I currently live in Australia. Thanks :)

Asked By: dd. - 9/29/2010
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firstly there is no place in the world like new york city. its like another human being it has its own personality. i recommend that you visit nyc for at least 10 days to see how you feel about it. for example, i have lived here all my life and travelled all around the world and whereever i go, i always find myself... More
Answered By: bluepuddle - 9/30/2010
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I hope and pray I NEVER have to find out.
Answered By: John U - 9/29/2010
well i don't know how different can it be from Australia, but NYC is a city that moves day and night, sometimes noisy, somewhat expensive, you could walk around the city without being bored... very lively, liberal, but depends on which part of NYC you gonna stay... More
Answered By: Strat Holme - 9/29/2010
it sucks....too much racism and diversity.....and yeah....there is lots of crime. i would suggest u to come to smaller cities such as Saint Louis, Missouri........not much crime here here r some pics
Answered By: Sunshine ☼ - 9/29/2010
I know a couple Aussies who love living in NYC (many Australians and British here). It's a city that never sleeps, so much activity going on all the time. Life is busy and it can get stressful sometimes but there is just so much to do. Cost of living is very high, just like any other big international cities (e.g... More
Answered By: PNP - 9/29/2010
any place is what you make it.its never the the place were you live but what is in your not think bad of a place until you know better so go for it.and just see a home is what you make it.
Answered By: LITTLE BIG MAN. - 9/30/2010
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