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View Poll Results: Toronto - Canada
10 904 35.41%
9.5 305 11.95%
9 414 16.22%
8.5 223 8.73%
8 187 7.32%
7.5 86 3.37%
7 66 2.59%
6.5 21 0.82%
6 31 1.21%
5.5 14 0.55%
5 25 0.98%
4.5 15 0.59%
4 27 1.06%
3.5 54 2.12%
less than 3 181 7.09%
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Old October 31st, 2004, 10:58 PM   #101
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I'll get some shots from the Gardiner. Coolest shot ever driving into the centre with condos like 5 feet from the highway.
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Old October 31st, 2004, 11:08 PM   #102
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I would definitely put Toronto's skyline in my Top Ten.

The CN Tower is one of the most amazing structures in the world.

9/10
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Old November 5th, 2004, 04:12 AM   #103
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Definitely worth a 9 or 10, for its skyline ONLY. It has a kickass amazing skyline, but a HORRIBLE city (IMO).

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Old November 10th, 2004, 05:04 AM   #104
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9.5. (Note: I am working on a straight 10 point scale, so no 11 pts etc)

Cities like Hong Kong, Shanghai, and NYC takes 10. Their skyline is much more impressive than that of Toronto's. And yes, I am a Torontoian, but I still have to admit that.

The general skyline planning is not that good. They sorta spoiled the harbour fronts imo (with residential stuff)... could have been better. Nevertheless, its not a normal plain skyline like other cities... probablt because of the Skydoom and the CN Tower!
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Old November 14th, 2004, 02:22 AM   #105
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One of my 3 fave skylines (along with Seattle and Sydney), just looks amazing ... 10/10
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Old November 19th, 2004, 02:26 AM   #106
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i was just in toronto and got to experience the city and the skyline for the second time.

i generally like the skyline. the financial district cluster is dense and i don't mind the boxiness of it. i've always believed that bland is always better than tacky. there is obviously a lot of new development going on in downtown so the skyline would only improve over time.

however, i don't like the drop-off in height with anything north of adelaide street. when viewed from east/west, the skyline almost appears to stop after first canadian/scotia plaza, even though we know it continues north for miles. toronto would also benefit from having more focal towers in the bloor st area as there are really no landmarks or architectural highlights outside the FiDi. the majority of toronto's skyline outside the financial core consists of drab, pseudo-commie-style residentials. toronto's skyline would be more impressive overall i think if they continued to build-up the density around the financial district to create more of a mountain-range effect. i suppose cityplace and all those new condo towers near CN tower would help, although there would still be a gap with the railyards.

nevertheless, the best skyline in canada. 8.5
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Old November 19th, 2004, 02:49 AM   #107
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Perhaps it is time to post some newer pictures.












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Old November 19th, 2004, 04:01 AM   #108
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I m lovin' it. 10.
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Old November 21st, 2004, 12:54 AM   #109
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Old November 21st, 2004, 11:22 AM   #110
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Old November 24th, 2004, 06:02 AM   #111
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Toronto at night! There's no way you can find a better city to be in by dark. Especially in the winter, its just so unbeatable
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Old November 27th, 2004, 04:47 AM   #112
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torontos skyline is overated, its not as great as you canadians build it up to be. other than that one cluster (which is soo boxy) and the tower, there isnt much to be impressed about.
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Old December 5th, 2004, 06:24 AM   #113
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Toronto is ******* awesome... Is it mainly english there? Or mostly French or what?
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Old December 12th, 2004, 02:25 PM   #114
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7.5/10
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Old January 11th, 2005, 01:15 AM   #115
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One of my favorite cities. it is a big fat 10
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Old January 13th, 2005, 11:19 AM   #116
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8/10 - Toronto has a very tight central cluster of buildings. It also has a good variety of architectural styles. A lot of people in this thread criticize it for being too "boxy." I still don't quite know what that means, either. For me, boxy isn't a bad thing. Melbourne's skyline, for example, is pretty boxy but it's unbelievably beautiful. Chicago's Loop skyline is also boxy, and I love it. Unfortunately, however, in terms of Canadian skylines, I think Vancouver prevails over Toronto. Toronto is still an amazing city, though.
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Old January 21st, 2005, 12:09 AM   #117
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It's a really nice skyline -- but for a financial capital and the largest city in the country, it looks too small. Then again, it might just be the CN Tower skewing things... 8/10.
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Old January 21st, 2005, 02:25 AM   #118
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9.5/10

My only beef with Toronto's skyline is that the CN tower shrinks the rest of it. I personally think that TO's skyline looks much better without the CN tower. Not as recognizable, but more impressive nonetheless.
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Old January 24th, 2005, 08:01 AM   #119
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8.5......nice height, but not very creative.
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Old January 24th, 2005, 09:38 AM   #120
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