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Since the spacing of streets in grid plans varies so broadly amongst cities, and even inside cities, it’s troublesome to generalize concerning the dimension of a city block. The normal block in Manhattan is about 264 by 900 ft (80 m × 274 m); and in some U.S. cities normal blocks are as broad as 660 feet (200 m). The blocks in Calgary, Canada, are 330 by 560 feet (100 m × 170 m), while those in Edmonton, Canada are 197 by 560 toes (60 m × 171 m). The blocks in central Melbourne, Australia, are 330 by 660 ft (100 m × 200 m), shaped by splitting the square blocks in an authentic grid with a narrow road down the middle. In Chicago, Illinois and Minneapolis, Minnesota, a typical metropolis block is 660 by 330 feet (200 m × 100 m) (w × h), which means that 16 east-west … Read More

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