tedster - 3:10 am on Jul 12, 2012 (gmt 0)
nothing but an address and phone number is an absolutely absurd suggestion.
But that's not what Matt said.
Eric Enge: What should they put on those pages then?
Matt Cutts: In addition to address and contact information, 2 or 3 sentences about what is unique to that location and they should be fine.
Eric Enge: That won't be seen as thin content?
Matt Cutts: No, something like that should be fine.
That suggestion makes sense to me. If I'm looking at the NY page, the content should be about the NY location rather than generic boilerplate that I can find on the Chicago page and the St Louis page and... I would expect the more generic content to be on a top level page.