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Old May 25th, 2013, 07:36 AM   #81
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Mi nominations:

-Willis Tower-Chicago:


-Torre Latinoamericana- México City
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-Petrona Towers-Kuala Lumpur
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Old May 25th, 2013, 01:27 PM   #82
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Too bad only the worst tower will count.
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Old May 25th, 2013, 03:21 PM   #83
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i think the
1 chrysler building
2 burj khalifa
3 empire state building or willis tower
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Old May 25th, 2013, 07:33 PM   #84
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Too bad only the worst tower will count.
what you mean?
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Old May 25th, 2013, 09:05 PM   #85
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what you mean?
IT MEANS: READ THE RULES!
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Old May 25th, 2013, 10:04 PM   #86
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Old May 25th, 2013, 10:44 PM   #87
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Old May 26th, 2013, 08:08 AM   #88
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i think the
1 chrysler building
2 burj khalifa
3 empire state building or willis tower
cannot nominate to this cup
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Old May 26th, 2013, 07:46 PM   #89
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My Choices

1) Two International Finance Centre, Hong Kong, China.


2) 30 St. Mary's Axe (A.K.A. The Gherkin), London, United Kingdom.



3) Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong, China
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Old May 26th, 2013, 08:31 PM   #90
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cannot nominate to this cup
love the 20's and 30's Art Deco

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Old May 27th, 2013, 11:41 AM   #91
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Old May 27th, 2013, 03:34 PM   #92
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my nominations:

1) Messeturm Frankfurt,Germany, 1990

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2) Commerzbank Tower, Frankfurt, 1997

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3) Chrysler Building, NYC
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Old May 27th, 2013, 11:21 PM   #93
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John Hancock Tower, Boston, the original all glass-curtain skyscraper







Marriott Custom House, Boston





Bank of America, Charlotte





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Old June 3rd, 2013, 12:25 AM   #94
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Old June 8th, 2013, 04:12 PM   #95
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Wells Fargo Center 1988

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Bank of America Corporate Center 1992




Two International Finance Centre 2003

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Oh my god, Torre Latinoamerica needs such a desperate reclad. It shoul get some cladding like what's on John Hancock Tower or 4WTC.
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Old June 10th, 2013, 11:19 AM   #97
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Great, thanks. Here is the Top 16 rankes by votes. If skyscrapers received the same number of votes, they are ranked by height.

Bank of China Tower, HK - 12
30 St Mary Axe, London - 10
International Finance centre - 8
Flatiron Building - 7
Transamerica Pyramide - 5
Moscow State University - 5
Jin Mao Tower - 4
Burj al Arab - 4
Trump New York - 4
MesseTurm, Frankfurt - 4
Wells Fargo Center, Minneapolis - 4
One Canada Square, London - 3
Torre Mayor, Mexico City - 3
GE Buiding, NYC. - 2
Commerzbank Tower - 2
Seagram Building, NY - 2

Out of the 13 skyscrapers which received 2 votes, I selected 3 (my votes) which are the last 3 in the list, so we have 16 nominees.

Here is the tournament line-up. Voting starts this Friday.
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Old March 19th, 2016, 05:07 AM   #98
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The Flatiron is the best
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Old March 24th, 2016, 05:47 PM   #99
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My nomination, Beetham Tower in Manchester. The first true skyscraper I saw in person, I used to think it was actually named Beacon Tower because of the way it stands on it's own -

- Photo by Dandotco

- Photo by Pookey

- Photo by the excellent Paul62

Built in 2006, so just about (sky) scrapes in!
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Chrysler Blg (most iconic crown)

Torre Mayor (one of the strongest skyscrapers)

Flatiron Blg (the beginning of a era...)
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