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Old October 2nd, 2011, 07:29 AM   #61
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Old October 2nd, 2011, 04:57 PM   #62
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Old October 2nd, 2011, 06:25 PM   #63
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Old October 2nd, 2011, 06:36 PM   #64
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London did a pretty good job destroying It's beautiful historic cityscape!
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Old October 2nd, 2011, 10:33 PM   #65
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Paris la defense 1950 :



1961



1966



1969



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Old October 2nd, 2011, 11:07 PM   #66
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Buenos Aires on XVIII century:



BA between 1910 and 1934, different places:



























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This is 1/3 or 1/4 of BA's ultra-dense downtown:


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Old October 3rd, 2011, 06:39 PM   #67
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London did a pretty good job destroying It's beautiful historic cityscape!
The tragedy is that this continues to happen all over the city.
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Old October 3rd, 2011, 07:39 PM   #68
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Egypts pyramids were amongst the first tall buildings, but like pagodas they were not used for living and as such should not be counted, while rumours should be ignored completely.

Insulae in Ancient Rome reached 10 or more stories. Medieval Towers of Italy like the ones in Bologna and San Gimignano and which in the Middle Ages were very numerous indeed reached heights of 50-97 metres, thats almost 100 metres and it was only many centuries later (1894 infact) that a building reached this height again. Edinburgh tenements were pretty tall too.
the tower of lincoln cathedral was reputedly 160m (1311 AD)..

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Old October 3rd, 2011, 07:45 PM   #69
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Old October 6th, 2011, 06:31 AM   #70
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Once a days i will post Makkah tower here that is real real skycraper. Just waiting when it will be completed
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Old October 14th, 2011, 10:00 PM   #71
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Old October 15th, 2011, 11:38 PM   #72
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Old July 12th, 2012, 05:01 PM   #73
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Hi Joshsam,
Awesome historical pictures of skylines and thanks for starting this threat. Well contributed by other members and Marcanadian I like your last picture most. Do share more historical pictures of skylines please. Thanks in advance for any input.
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Old July 12th, 2012, 07:41 PM   #74
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Very nice thread !
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Old July 12th, 2012, 08:25 PM   #75
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Vienna 1880:


1910:


1940:


Nowadays:
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Old July 12th, 2012, 10:47 PM   #76
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Picture of Belgrade : at that time french was the international language ...
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Old July 13th, 2012, 10:58 AM   #77
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Sydney c. 1900



1929



1930s



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1990s


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Old August 3rd, 2012, 06:05 PM   #78
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Nice pictures!
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Old August 3rd, 2012, 06:11 PM   #79
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Pitssburgh 1936


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Excellent pictures. I like it very much!
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