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Chrysler Building, New York City 22 53.66%
570 Lexington Avenue, New York City 1 2.44%
SwissRe, London 3 7.32%
Tribune Tower, Chicago 7 17.07%
Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai 6 14.63%
One Liberty Place, Philadelphia 2 4.88%
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Old March 26th, 2005, 04:19 AM   #1
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VOTE: Best Skyscraper Crown

There will be six nominations this week, due to a tie.

1. Chrysler Building, New York City

2. 570 Lexington Avenue, New York City

3. SwissRe, London

4. Tribune Tower, Chicago

5. Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai

6. One Liberty Place, Philadelphia

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Old March 26th, 2005, 05:04 AM   #2
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jin mao crown really has a complex structure

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Old March 26th, 2005, 06:45 AM   #3
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Chrysler is unbeatable.It is the mother of all crowns.
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Old March 26th, 2005, 06:59 AM   #4
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I'm gonna go with One Liberty Plaza on this one. After closer inspection, I realised how great it really is.
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Old March 26th, 2005, 07:06 AM   #5
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i'm going with Jin Mao

"the said Municipality of George Town shall on the First Day of January in the Year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty seven and forever thereafter be a city and shall be called and styled the CITY OF GEORGE TOWN instead of the Municipality of George Town and shall thenceforth have all such rank, liberties, privileges and immunities as are incident to a city." - Queen Elizabeth II
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Old March 26th, 2005, 12:54 PM   #6
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As much as I love SwissRe, I just have to vote for Chrysler.

The top of Chrysler is just so perfect, majestic and refined. It's also very old and has stood the test of time extremely well.

SwissRe looks stunning on the London skyline - and is a truly remarkable building - but it lacks the perfection of Chrysler, and there are certain tiny 'errors' in the crown if you know where to look. It would still be my runner up choice though.
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Old March 26th, 2005, 09:50 PM   #7
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Well those finalists do not fit to my understanding of a crown. I actually look for something which really looks like crown. My favorite would be smt like US Bank,LA or Westend, Frankfurt.

But among the finalists, Chrysler kicks the ass
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Old March 26th, 2005, 10:19 PM   #8
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I like Tribune tower
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Old March 27th, 2005, 12:19 AM   #9
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Tribune Tower, Chicago

The top actually looks somewhat like a crown.
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Old March 27th, 2005, 01:10 AM   #10
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tribune tower
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Old March 29th, 2005, 10:17 AM   #11
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Chrysler Building
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Old March 31st, 2005, 04:16 PM   #12
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Tribune Tower, Chicago
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