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Old April 7th, 2005, 08:00 PM   #41
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Old April 7th, 2005, 08:58 PM   #42
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lets be honest here folks, Toronto is a definite third after chicago and New York. I mean theres people here voting for Panama City or Seattle as third, those skylines don't even compare to Toronto's
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Old April 7th, 2005, 09:00 PM   #43
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It's all personal preferance. Toronto has some pretty bland architecture. Especially compared to some cities like Atlanta, Seattle, and Dallas.
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Old April 7th, 2005, 10:00 PM   #44
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^if by bland, you mean modernist marvels by the likes of Mies and I.M. Pei, and some fine examples of Post-Modernism at it's best, then yes, Toronto has some bland architecture.

Throw in the worlds tallest structure, and you have a fairly ho-hum skyline.
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Old April 7th, 2005, 10:37 PM   #45
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Old April 7th, 2005, 10:47 PM   #46
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^if by bland, you mean modernist marvels by the likes of Mies and I.M. Pei, and some fine examples of Post-Modernism at it's best, then yes, Toronto has some bland architecture.

Throw in the worlds tallest structure, and you have a fairly ho-hum skyline.
A tall structure has nothing to do with bland architecture, tall structures can be bland too.

Besides Scotia Plaza, First Canadian Place, CN Tower, Bay-Wellington Tower, and the Canadian Trust Tower, there isn't anything particulary eye-popping. The best thing about Toronto's skyline is it's form and denseness.
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Old April 8th, 2005, 04:56 AM   #47
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Here's mine:
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I prefer places that can incorporate the urban and the natural and make its own animal.
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Old April 8th, 2005, 06:10 AM   #48
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Old April 8th, 2005, 04:39 PM   #49
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A tall structure has nothing to do with bland architecture, tall structures can be bland too.

Besides Scotia Plaza, First Canadian Place, CN Tower, Bay-Wellington Tower, and the Canadian Trust Tower, there isn't anything particulary eye-popping. The best thing about Toronto's skyline is it's form and denseness.
fair enough, but forgot two of Toronto's finest contributions to modern architecture..

TD Centre - Mies van der Rohe




Commerce Court- I.M. Pei
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Old April 8th, 2005, 04:43 PM   #50
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I want to nominate Toronto and Vancouver, Canada
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Old April 8th, 2005, 05:38 PM   #51
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Old April 8th, 2005, 05:57 PM   #52
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Old April 9th, 2005, 03:23 AM   #53
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Old April 9th, 2005, 04:42 AM   #54
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Old April 9th, 2005, 05:23 AM   #55
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Old April 9th, 2005, 05:43 AM   #56
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I dont want to pick a city I've never been to (Chicago) So based on what I've seen.....

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Old April 9th, 2005, 08:45 AM   #57
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Old April 9th, 2005, 03:26 PM   #59
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