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Old January 25th, 2013, 12:49 AM   #1
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The Boss of the Skyline

Not necessarily the biggest or tallest, op perhaps it is, but still, which tower is 'The boss' of your cities skyline, or area.

Rotterdam: DP, clearly the Boss of Rotterdams skyline, its so dominating and glassy, you cant miss it. Located next to the Central Train Station downtown.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 01:18 AM   #2
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In Frankfurt it is obviously the Commerzbank Tower:



It is the tallest, unique in design and in the center of a dense cluster of the city. Unlike Messeturm it dominates most perspectives of the skyline.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 01:29 AM   #3
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I have no idea which tower Mecca will bring.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 10:27 AM   #4
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In Singapore, i guess Marina Bay Sands is the ''boss'' of the skyline:
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However if you look at the skyline from in front or on top MBS, i think Maybank tower an the Sail seem to be the ''boss'':
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Old January 25th, 2013, 11:08 AM   #5
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In Paris the boss of the skyline remains Eiffel Tower, and I think she will be the boss for long time.

There isn't tower at La défense who can play in the same game. Maybe Hermitage, but in my hart, and in the parisian hart, Eiffel Tower will remain the boss.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 11:22 AM   #6
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I like that thread

...well imo, the 'boss' of singapore skyline would be UOB Plaza 1

...but since its not my city...i'll go on with zürich, which is really easy because there is not much competition :

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Old January 25th, 2013, 12:29 PM   #7
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In Lyon the boss is the tour Part Dieu (obviously ) :

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Good morning Lyon // Quartier Part Dieu par Olivier Mauchamp, sur Flickr
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Old January 25th, 2013, 12:36 PM   #8
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Beautiful Lyon. France is a little country with so amazing city.

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Old January 25th, 2013, 01:14 PM   #9
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Vienna:

Former "boss" of the city:
Millennium Tower 202m

Source: www.millenniumtower.at

Now: DC Tower1 220m (including the intended antenna: 250m)

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Old January 25th, 2013, 02:11 PM   #10
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Turning Torso in Malmö,Sweden is easily the boss of that "skyline"
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Old January 25th, 2013, 03:53 PM   #11
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Madrid has two clusters:

AZCA. The boss is Torre Picasso, hands down.


CTBA. The most visible from the city is Torre Bankia (Foster's one) but since it's empty and unlit at night (Bankia is in bankrupt and they only occupy a few stories) i would say Torre de Cristal is the boss here, due to it's bright greenhouse at the summit.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 03:58 PM   #12
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In New York (pre9/11) it's obviously the WTC twin! You don't need pictures to visualize how dominating it is. Not sure about now but the new 1WTC is boss again!
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Old January 25th, 2013, 04:55 PM   #13
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[QUOTE=Ekumenopolis;99559372]Madrid has two clusters:


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Jesus! that 2nd picture is a masterpiece!
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Old January 25th, 2013, 05:17 PM   #14
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The boss of the skyline is the moon

By the way, Great picture!
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Old January 25th, 2013, 05:30 PM   #15
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Bitexco Financial Tower is The Boss of Saigon's skyline, Vietnam.
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Old January 25th, 2013, 08:01 PM   #16
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While this view is now unfortunately gone forever (new building blocking it) the JHT is still officially the Boss of Boston's skyline.

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Old January 25th, 2013, 08:24 PM   #17
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The Boss of the Tokyo Skyline is Obviously the Sky Tree ( We can also see the Tokyo Tower at the Left of the Photo) :



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Old January 25th, 2013, 09:15 PM   #18
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in london it's obviously the shard



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Old January 25th, 2013, 10:16 PM   #19
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In Moscow it is Mercury City(339m)! And of course Ostankino(540m).

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The Library Tower in Los Angeles
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