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U.S. Cities With the Oldest House Clusters

U.S. cities with the oldest closely bunched clusters of housing. Only includes cities of metropolitan population above 250k.
The parent city will be a type-in for satellite cities in MSAs (not CSAs)
Metropolitan area listed in parenthesis for satellite cities
Satellite city will NOT work as a type-in for parent city
Dates are rough estimates of the construction year of housing
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Last updated: July 9, 2022
First submittedJune 25, 2022
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1750
Charleston
1790
Philadelphia
1790
Alexandria (Wash. D.C.)
1800
Providence
1810
Baltimore
1820
New Orleans
1820
Washington, D.C.
1830
Boston
1830
Schenectady (Albany)
1840
New York
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1840
Buffalo
1840
Savannah
1840
Wilmington, NC
1840
Portsmouth (Hampton Roads)
1850
Lancaster
1850
New Haven
1850
Albany
1850
Syracuse
1850
Richmond
1850
Cincinnati
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Level 87
Jul 9, 2022
Great quiz, but would be helpful to add a definition of "major" city. Lancaster, Schenectady, and Wilmington NC are "major" cities?
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Level 56
Jul 9, 2022
My bad, I forgot to resubmit with the correct description.
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Level 56
Jul 9, 2022
Schenectady is included because it has the oldest housing cluster in Albany metro area (older than Albany itself), and thus Albany works as a type-in. See the fine print in the caveat.