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View Poll Results: The highest building you have never seen
>400m 225 47.07%
300/400m 127 26.57%
200/299m 75 15.69%
150/199m 28 5.86%
100/149m 15 3.14%
<100m 8 1.67%
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Old July 1st, 2005, 12:22 AM   #1
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The highest building you have never seen

What is the highest building you have never seen ?

For me its the montparnasse tower which is 210m tall. And the eiffel tower 321m (but its not a building).
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Old July 1st, 2005, 12:33 AM   #2
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CN Tower is the Tallest Building I have ever seen. It is
553m -- 1815 Feet TALL


It eats the Space Needle


I have also had the pleasure of laying my eyes on these short buildings.... (ONLY WITHIN THE TOP 11).. Of course the HK skyline is like all within Top 100

4.Sears Tower, Chicago 1974 110 442 1,450
5.Jin Mao Building, Shanghai 1999 88 421 1,380
6.Two International Finance Centre, Hong Kong 2003 88 415 1,362
7.CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou, China 1996 80 391 1,283
8.Shun Hing Square, Shenzhen, China 1996 69 384 1,260
9.Empire State Building, New York 1931 102 381 1,250
10.Central Plaza, Hong Kong 1992 78 374 1,227
11.Bank of China, Hong Kong 1989 72 369 1,209
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Old July 1st, 2005, 12:36 AM   #3
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Tallest building must be Pirelli Building in Milan, 127m tall. I've only seen 7 buildings which is over 100m. I've seen two observation towers, 10+ antennas, two churchs and 3+ platforms over 100m.

1) Pirelli Building, Milan - 127m
2) Radisson SAS Plaza Hotel, Oslo - 117m
3) Torre Breda, Milan - 117m
4) Torre Albergo, Milan - 115m
5) Porthuset, Oslo - 111m
6) Torre Galfa, Milan - 109m
7) Torre Velasca, Milan - 106m
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Old July 1st, 2005, 12:44 AM   #4
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Tallest tower I've seen is the Eiffel Tower (321m).
Tallest office building I've seen is 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf (235m).
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Old July 1st, 2005, 12:50 AM   #5
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millenium tower miami- 240 m/789ft
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Old July 1st, 2005, 12:51 AM   #6
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Highest building I've ever seen was 1 WTC at 417 m/1368 ft.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 01:00 AM   #7
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Berlin - Fernsehturm (TV-tower) --> 368 m
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Old July 1st, 2005, 01:24 AM   #8
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CN Tower...at the moment it can't be topped...

When it comes to skyscrapers... the sadly departed WTC towers, though I was to young to really remember them at the time.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 03:25 AM   #9
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Tallest tower, the CN Tower, back in 1995. 553 m
Tallest building (spire), Petronas, in 2003. 452 m
Tallest building (roof), Empire State Building, in 2003. 381 m

However, the highest building I've "never" seen is the Taipei 101 lol.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 03:34 AM   #10
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Jin Mao building.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 03:44 AM   #11
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Twin Towers of the World Trade Center (I went to the top 3 weeks before 9-11)

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Old July 1st, 2005, 03:46 AM   #12
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I've been to the top viewing pod on the CN Tower.

Been to the viewing areas of the Sears Tower and John Hancock in Chicago.

One of the World Trade Center buildings and the Empire State Building in New York.

I would have gone up the Post Office Tower in London when I visited back in 1977 as a wee lad, but it's viewing area had been shut down because of a recent bombing or bomb attempt.

The mighty First Wisconsin building in Milwaukee at a whopping 600 feet or so.

The tallest building in Atlanta I've been up is the Westin Peachtree at about 720 feet. I wish the Bank of America had saved a higher floor for a viewing area, but no luck.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 04:00 AM   #13
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the tallest building ive ever seen is WTc.....but too bad its not there nymore...then come sESB...then a lottaa other buildings hehe
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Old July 1st, 2005, 04:56 AM   #14
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Tallest Tower: Fernsehturm, Berlin
Tallest Highrise: 1 Canada Square, London
Tallest Church Tower: Church Tower of St.Nikolai ruin, Hamburg -> 147m
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Old July 1st, 2005, 05:21 AM   #15
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seen: sears tower
been in: world trade center
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Old July 1st, 2005, 05:29 AM   #16
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Tallest Tower I ever seen- CN
Tallest Building I ever seen- WTC

Anything taller than that I never seen.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 05:31 AM   #17
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ACTUALLY, the TALLEST building in the world ACCORDING to the 2003 Guinness World Records, is the CN Tower in Toronto.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 07:00 AM   #18
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Saw the

Sears tower...

Also saw CN tower, the tallest building with spires- ESB
Tallest building without spire or antenna is AON building..

But also saw Taipei 101, in Pictures only...
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Old July 1st, 2005, 07:06 AM   #19
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Sears Tower at 1450ft. Not sure what that is in meters so I didn't vote.
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Old July 1st, 2005, 07:10 AM   #20
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