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Update 17 - 1/9/11 - Near East Side - Cramer Neighborhood

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Update 17 - Near East Side - Cramer Neighborhood

Now we move to the north side of the Brittany River, more specifically, the Near East Side, the area between Orchard Creek and Honey Creek north of downtown.  This update focuses on Cramer Neighborhood which lies between N Webster Ave, E North Ave, N Prospect Ave, and E Sherman Ave.  The neighborhood is home to low-wealth residents and has two schools (Cramer School - Martin Public Schools [MPS] and St. Mary's Catholic School)

District of Wenzel Street Map

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Open farmland north of Martintown.

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Honey Creek flows south from Marble Lake into Willms Bay.

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The farmland is paved over and development booms around Cramer School.

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Cramer School (MPS - Kindergarten through Sixth Grade)

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St. Mary's Catholic Church and School

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N Prospect Ave

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The southwest corner of Cramer Neighborhood.

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The western boundary of Cramer Neighborhood - N Webster Ave.

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Cramer Neighborhood during the day.  Note: the boundaries for the neighborhood are loose.  Residences on the few blocks west of N Webster Ave are also considered part of the neighborhood.

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Cramer Neighborhood at night.

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TEASER: Ivanhoe Terraces

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Thanks for visiting Cramer Neighborhood.  The next update will continue our little picture tour of the Near East Side (now that I think about it, my map calls this area the Lower East Side).  We will move north of E Sherman Ave.  Based on the teaser I chose I will focus on the Ivanhoe Terraces neighborhood west of N Webster Ave.  Hopefully my city building is not boring and uninteresting.  I am aiming for realism, and real cities can be a little repetitive.  That is one reason I am focusing heavily on naming neighborhoods, schools, churches, etc, to give the "monotony" some life :)  Tell me what you think!

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