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Old January 11th, 2007, 12:13 AM   #21
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I think American cities should be brighter at night. San Jose has a power saving ordinance I believe, and it is absolutely depressing at night, not that anyone is awake except for the pimps n' hoes.
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Old January 11th, 2007, 12:17 AM   #22
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Here's some of Norfolk, Va., a major naval area.






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Old January 11th, 2007, 12:27 AM   #23
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Buffalo - still makes you wonder huh?
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Old January 11th, 2007, 12:30 AM   #24
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San Francisco with some of the San Francisco Bay/Bay Area


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Old January 11th, 2007, 12:36 AM   #25
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Geez, SF doesn't hardly do anything special. =/
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Old January 11th, 2007, 12:48 AM   #26
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Downtown SF is nice and bright at night, but it isn't really interesting to look at from the outside.
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Old January 11th, 2007, 01:03 AM   #27
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Yeah, it's a boxy skyline, so it's the office windows that really light it up, at opposed to cities with chocked full of signature skyscrapers with lit crowns and spires. There are two types of nighttime skylines depending on the general build of the skyline.
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Old January 11th, 2007, 03:03 AM   #28
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Here's some of Atlanta.







10 miles away



Atlanta has one of the best lit skylines in the country.

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Old January 11th, 2007, 03:35 AM   #29
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ugh. atlanta is hotttttt! thanks for that!

I think cities should light up in the evening hours but start power saving at say 2-3am.(in response to san jose ordinance)
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Old January 11th, 2007, 03:44 AM   #30
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Everyone in the great City of Indianapolis lights up by themselves, in their bedrooms, while watching funny cartoons such as The Simpsons.
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Old January 11th, 2007, 04:36 AM   #31
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Atlanta looks pretty sweet. San Francisco looks awesome at night from across the bay, and New York is just stupid cool looking at night.

I'm surprised nobody has posted any of LA. LA is lit up like crazy and you can get views of the city that you could only get from an airplane in Chicago or New York. LA from the Hollywood Hills is awesome and LA from the observatory on a clear night is ridiculous.

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Old January 11th, 2007, 06:07 AM   #32
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True, i forgot about LA....but another western city that lights it up is VEGAS! lol, we all knew that.
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Old January 11th, 2007, 07:05 AM   #33
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Great pictures of my home away from home: Atlanta.

That last picture can't be from 15 miles away though. I live 3 miles away from Midtown and the skyline looks like that. 15 miles from midtown is a good ways outside the perimeter. Maybe my memory is retarded though, I've been outside of A-town for a month...
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Old January 11th, 2007, 08:03 AM   #34
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Old January 11th, 2007, 02:52 PM   #35
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Great pictures of my home away from home: Atlanta.

That last picture can't be from 15 miles away though. I live 3 miles away from Midtown and the skyline looks like that. 15 miles from midtown is a good ways outside the perimeter. Maybe my memory is retarded though, I've been outside of A-town for a month...
My fault, it's more like 10 miles. The picture was taking from the perimeter center area.
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Old January 17th, 2007, 01:49 AM   #36
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a couple more of Atlanta



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Old January 17th, 2007, 02:00 AM   #37
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Atlanta is the perfect example of a peaked-filled skyline, and shows how much more of a difference it makes compared to boxier sklyines, some of which are larger.
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Atlanta's skyline is just so interesting and filled with crowns. Its great and provides a lot of lighting opportunity. That's why I like it over Houston and Miami as the best southern skyline.
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Old January 17th, 2007, 05:23 PM   #39
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Atlanta has done a great job of setting itself apart from other southern skylines. I personally find Atlanta's best time to view the skyline right before the sunrise. Anyone agree? LOL, thats the next thread...your skyline in the sunrise!


Have you ever seen the movie Alien Encounters? Buffalo: that one sqaure looking building with the cosmic lights reminds me of it.. lol!
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Old January 20th, 2007, 04:40 AM   #40
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