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Old February 20th, 2014, 07:01 AM   #3181
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I never know quite what to make of the Houston skyline. It's big, but doesn't leave much of an impression. Reno, on the other hand, has a tiny skyline but stands out.
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Old February 20th, 2014, 07:05 AM   #3182
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I never know quite what to make of the Houston skyline. It's big, but doesn't leave much of an impression. Reno, on the other hand, has a tiny skyline but stands out.
I think Houston suffers from many of its skyscrapers being spread throughout the city. It would certainly make more impact if they were all downtown.
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Old February 21st, 2014, 07:22 AM   #3183
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Dallas leaves a much more appealing aesthetic than Houston
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Old February 21st, 2014, 07:45 AM   #3184
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1. NY
2. Chicago
3. Toronto
4. San Francisco
5. Panama City
6. Miami
7. Vancouver
8. LA
9. Seattle
10. Philadelphia
11. Calgary
12. Pittsburgh
... Minneapolis?

1. By a mile.
2. Chicago is so grandiose, but I don't like how it suddenly goes flat outside the core.
3. Toronto is neck and neck with Chicago, I feel. If we could build a couple supertalls and stop always cladding with green glass, I think we could be number 2 before 2020.
4. Love the density, and variance of building styles.
5. Reminds me of a mini-HK with the style of their condos.
6. Love it. So clean and warm looking.
7. Awesome density.
8. I like its skyscraper architecture. Growing and underrated.
9. Good density.
10. Elegant.
11. An ambitious skyline. Looking forward to it's growth.
12. Best small skyline.
13. Just can't think of any others.

I value density and artistic merit over height. Height alone isn't very important to me and I find cities like Dubai come across as lifeless and sterile. I find Mexico City too sprawling but there are some other cities there that look good. I just don't know enough about them to rank them on my list. I also find Texan skylines to appear boring and sterile.
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Old February 21st, 2014, 08:03 AM   #3185
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I value density and artistic merit over height. Height alone isn't very important to me and I find cities like Dubai come across as lifeless and sterile. I find Mexico City too sprawling but there are some other cities there that look good. I just don't know enough about them to rank them on my list. I also find Texan skylines to appear boring and sterile.
Keep an eye on Miami then!

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Old February 21st, 2014, 11:13 PM   #3186
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Old February 22nd, 2014, 07:35 AM   #3187
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Old February 22nd, 2014, 08:35 AM   #3188
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Old February 22nd, 2014, 09:00 AM   #3189
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Old February 22nd, 2014, 09:05 AM   #3190
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What stadium is that in the right hand corner of that Atlanta photo?
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Old February 22nd, 2014, 09:17 AM   #3191
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quien sabe
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Old February 23rd, 2014, 03:07 AM   #3192
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Old February 23rd, 2014, 03:22 AM   #3193
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Old February 23rd, 2014, 03:31 AM   #3194
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I google 'quien sabe stadium' and got nothing.
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Old February 23rd, 2014, 04:20 AM   #3195
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I google 'quien sabe stadium' and got nothing.
"quien sabe" is not the name of the stadium, it means "who knows"
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Old February 23rd, 2014, 04:27 AM   #3196
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Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd !!
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Old February 23rd, 2014, 06:10 AM   #3197
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no te da verguenza postear eso frente a ciudades con decenas y decenas de edificios altos mas de 200 metros
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Old February 23rd, 2014, 09:11 AM   #3198
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"quien sabe" is not the name of the stadium, it means "who knows"
No wonder! I really need to learn some basic Spanish. All I know is 'ola'.

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Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd !!
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