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Old October 19th, 2006, 02:34 AM   #381
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Calgary has made a nice skyline over the years...

It reminds me somewhat of Denver...
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Old October 19th, 2006, 04:04 AM   #382
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^ The setting is definitely similar. Didn't it snow in Denver recently as well?
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Old October 21st, 2006, 05:58 PM   #383
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Chicago is better
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Old October 21st, 2006, 09:02 PM   #384
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NYC wins this one hands down in my opinion. No matter how much I love Toronto and Vancouver they can't compete with NYC.
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Old October 24th, 2006, 04:38 AM   #385
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1 chicago
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Old November 10th, 2006, 08:27 AM   #386
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Old November 10th, 2006, 09:37 AM   #387
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NYC wins this one hands down in my opinion. No matter how much I love Toronto and Vancouver they can't compete with NYC.
Very true. Though Toronto in a way has a bit of a NY feel to it especially the tower blocks.
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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:02 AM   #388
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chicago pour moi.
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Old November 15th, 2006, 03:08 AM   #389
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Might as well represent Toronto with some pics.

Toronto's Future by Maldive at SSP









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Old November 16th, 2006, 04:01 AM   #390
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im here to make a case for vancouver.. yes it is very leveled in hight and the colours are off but its uniqueness is not seen any where else in north america.. and the city is chillin on the super strict hight ristrictions and many new tall towers are going to be popping up and alot of towers are going to add neons to there facades here are some of my fav. pics

dont get me wrong tho .. vancover isnt number 1 on my list NY will always have that spot

1. NY
2. Chicago
3. Toronto(looks great at night.. clumsy during the day)
4.vancover
5.seattle/pittsburgh/miami 3-way tie

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van needs some supertalls and it will be alright its still a very young skyline ppl forget that
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Old November 16th, 2006, 09:33 AM   #391
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Since we are talking about da BEST of NA skyline....

Well, glad that we have 2 inspiring skylines that are too close to call...

Chicago & NYC
Follow by Toronto!
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Old November 16th, 2006, 09:36 AM   #392
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You spelled it incorrectly, it is SIDNEY and it is in Nebraska home of Cabella's
also Sidney north of Victoria , BC.
After seeing this, I have to vote



1) Chicago
2) NYC
3) Toronto

I was attempting to dig for a foggy Chicago image that I saw before that was amazing, I failed to locate it though!!
Need we say more, one and only in the world!

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Old November 17th, 2006, 08:02 PM   #393
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I would not say Chicago - its too boxy.
NYC has a lot of buildings but there a few of any significant archticturual beauty.
I like San Francisco - so I choose that.
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Old November 20th, 2006, 03:20 PM   #394
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Very true. Though Toronto in a way has a bit of a NY feel to it especially the tower blocks.
While some movies have used Toronto as a substitute for New York, Toronto's skyscraper canyons are far smaller than New York, and the city is a lot less dense. Downtown Toronto can't even compete against Midtown Manhattan size-wise and scale-wise. Toronto doesn't have the historic architecture that New York has at the skyscraper level. Many of the towers making up the skyline just came up in the past 40 years.
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Old November 20th, 2006, 11:00 PM   #395
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1. Chicago
2. New York
3. San Francisco
4. Toronto
5. Houston
6. Atlanta
7. Seattle
8. Miami
9. Minneapolis
10. LA
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Old November 21st, 2006, 02:38 AM   #396
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1. new york city - unparalelled density and size
2. chicago - looks great and laid out well against the shore
3. toronto - looks smaller than it is, but really dense in the financial core
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Old November 22nd, 2006, 08:41 AM   #397
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Old November 22nd, 2006, 09:02 AM   #398
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While some movies have used Toronto as a substitute for New York, Toronto's skyscraper canyons are far smaller than New York, and the city is a lot less dense. Downtown Toronto can't even compete against Midtown Manhattan size-wise and scale-wise. Toronto doesn't have the historic architecture that New York has at the skyscraper level. Many of the towers making up the skyline just came up in the past 40 years.
True about Toronto's size but compared to other US cities except Chicago, it's still denser.

I recently watched 50 Cent's movie Get Rich Or Die Trying. The movie was set in NY but when I saw the Scotia Plaza in the background, oh man I have to say it was shot in T-Dot!
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Old November 22nd, 2006, 03:41 PM   #399
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True about Toronto's size but compared to other US cities except Chicago, it's still denser.

I recently watched 50 Cent's movie Get Rich Or Die Trying. The movie was set in NY but when I saw the Scotia Plaza in the background, oh man I have to say it was shot in T-Dot!
Toronto may look dense from the downtown vantage points, but it is actually quite spread out beyond its downtown core, with clusters of tall residentials at major nodal intersections, which are about 2km spaced out from each direction.

The film industry in Toronto is actually slowing as the Canadian Dollar has appreciated and there is more competition from other cities such as Vancouver and Montreal. It is less likely to see Toronto as a New York substitute these days.

Toronto is Canada's financial centre and largest city, hence I won't compare it to the secondary cities in the US.
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Toronto may look dense from the downtown vantage points, but it is actually quite spread out beyond its downtown core, with clusters of tall residentials at major nodal intersections, which are about 2km spaced out from each direction.

The film industry in Toronto is actually slowing as the Canadian Dollar has appreciated and there is more competition from other cities such as Vancouver and Montreal. It is less likely to see Toronto as a New York substitute these days.

Toronto is Canada's financial centre and largest city, hence I won't compare it to the secondary cities in the US.

So what other cities could also sbustitute NYC these days?
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