annaetc replied to your post: Except that DC will never be NYC or LA because it is geographically smaller and subjected to a high rate of turnover due to national election cycles. Also, it’s built on a swamp, making summers the absolute worst.
Anyway, you don’t want to be like LA. LA is dirty and sprawling and dependent on water stolen from hundreds and hundreds of miles away, without which it would shrivel and die because it’s built in an arid wasteland.
Oh, I don’t want to be like L.A. Hopefully, I never have to step foot (wheel?) in that city. But as far as a creative destination, D.C. offers almost as much with a better quality of life.
Maybe L.A. has proximity to better beaches and ski areas.