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Old August 21st, 2010, 01:40 PM   #1
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Historical pictures of skylines

Post your hirstorical picturs of skylines across the world here!

New-York 1940

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Philadelphia 1940

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Old August 22nd, 2010, 07:35 AM   #2
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Dallas

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1939

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1958

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Old August 22nd, 2010, 09:11 AM   #3
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Minneapolis in 1945:


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Old August 22nd, 2010, 12:35 PM   #4
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Nice pictures!
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Old August 23rd, 2010, 02:38 AM   #5
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Sweet! I love those ones of Philly and NYC!
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Old August 23rd, 2010, 04:37 AM   #6
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1940 NYC looks better than most 2010 cities.

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Old August 23rd, 2010, 06:07 AM   #7
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Toronto

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Old August 23rd, 2010, 06:45 AM   #8
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Los Angeles 1900

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Old August 23rd, 2010, 07:52 AM   #9
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Calgary 1940

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Old August 23rd, 2010, 06:30 PM   #10
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Great!!! Keep em coming!
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Old August 24th, 2010, 07:57 AM   #11
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Some goofy old 70's post cards I bought at a dollar store a few years back of the Toronto skyline:







a shot of the Toronto skyline from 1963. Photo by National Geographic Society:




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Sydney - 1929




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Old August 24th, 2010, 01:17 PM   #13
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Old August 24th, 2010, 01:47 PM   #14
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Loads of cool skyline pictures in the Nuremberg Chronicle.
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Old August 24th, 2010, 06:53 PM   #15
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Old August 24th, 2010, 08:24 PM   #16
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Downtown of Rio de Janeiro 1920

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COPACABANA 1900

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Old August 26th, 2010, 12:01 AM   #18
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Fascinating pictures - New York was so far ahead of it's time.
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Old August 26th, 2010, 09:33 AM   #19
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Beautiful pics!

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Chicago started the skyscraper, but New York Started the skyline!!
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