CRE p Tennessee Suburbs or city? In the Midwest the suburbs win in Chicago, the city in Cincinnati or Memphis People increasingly want to live in the hearts of big cities, right? It makes sense to live where you work. Getting to your job is easier. You'll be less stressed if you can avoid sitting on crowded highways every day. And big cities offer plenty of entertainment options, green space and restaurants today. But what if you'd prefer to live in the suburbs? What if you prefer big houses, large lawns and quiet streets to the excitement of urban living?