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Raleigh Listed As One Of 7 'Cool Cities'

Posted September 21, 2005 11:28 a.m. EDT

— A personal finance magazine has ranked Raleigh as one of seven "cool cities" in the United States.

In its October issue, Kiplinger Magazine listed Raleigh, along with six other cities, as locations that are "perfect for young professionals."


magazine's Web site

said that Raleigh "is as hot as it gets, thanks to a healthy job market, a billion-dollar downtown rehab, top universities and plentiful, inexpensive housing."

The other cities on the list -- in no particular order -- are Nashville, Minneapolis, Denver, Atlanta, Athens and Austin.

The article is advice for first-time job seekers or those early in their professions looking for areas to relocate.

The magazine listed Duraleigh Road, Cameron Village and downtown as the best places to rent apartments.