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Old September 12th, 2014, 04:27 AM   #4181
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Montreal had a world top 10 skyline back in the 1960s, maybe even a top 5. Since then it just hasn't built much. Montreal won't ever climb back there, but is starting to grow again. They're intent on not building tall and limiting all construction to under 220m. The skyline will develop as an expansive, but relatively short one.
As one who dislikes glass curtain walls I say Montreal looks quite nice.
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Old September 12th, 2014, 10:27 AM   #4182
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As one who dislikes glass curtain walls I say Montreal looks quite nice.
I like a rich tapestry of styles, materials, colours, textures from different eras. Most cities (mine included) have gone way over board in their use of glass. Montreal has avoided that thus far. When the all glass craze comes to an end I'll crack open a bottle of Dom.
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Old September 12th, 2014, 05:23 PM   #4184
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Old September 13th, 2014, 01:52 PM   #4185
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Absolute stunning. Chicago is truly majestic, yet somewhat intimidating.
Intimidating how? I suppose in the sense that buildings in Chicago and New York are celebrated whereas here they almost have to apologize for existing. You should hear the outrage in Cabbagetown that residents can actually see AURA from their backyard patios.
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Old September 14th, 2014, 12:12 AM   #4186
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You should hear the outrage in Cabbagetown that residents can actually see AURA from their backyard patios.
I'd be delighted to have Aura as my view from my patio.
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Old September 15th, 2014, 04:23 AM   #4187
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Old September 15th, 2014, 08:28 AM   #4189
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They finally decided to add Sunny Isles Beach to Miami's tally and we moved up a couple of notches. With what's under construction both in downtown Miami and on Sunny Isles Beach, this increases our chances of getting back into the top 20.
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Old September 17th, 2014, 03:26 AM   #4192
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Did you notice any other differences and do you remember what month they update the annual list?
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Did you notice any other differences and do you remember what month they update the annual list?
No I don't, but it seems like it was around this time. It looks like everything pretty much stayed the same except American cities took a tumble except for NY, CHI, MIA, SF and LA.
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Old September 17th, 2014, 09:03 AM   #4194
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No I don't, but it seems like it was around this time. It looks like everything pretty much stayed the same except American cities took a tumble except for NY, CHI, MIA, SF and LA.
Near the top, the middle white "Update" box always gives the last time updated, which is usually every September.

Q, Chicago dropped a spot, Shenzhen is already 1,400 points ahead now! Guangzhou my pass soon as well. Impressive growth in Toronto and Panama City to be able to maintain their places, Miami used up it's "nitro" this year which gave them about an extra....1,400 points.
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A lot of our buildings under construction now will be topped out by this time next year. It will be interesting to see where Miami falls then.
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No I don't, but it seems like it was around this time. It looks like everything pretty much stayed the same except American cities took a tumble except for NY, CHI, MIA, SF and LA.
Was Toronto at 9,472 points last year? So only another 435 points to 9,907 points for this year? Seems really low considering how many buildings are U/C. Toronto added 1,461 points the year before and the level of construction didn't drop off at all.
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Was Toronto at 9,472 points last year? So only another 435 points to 9,907 points for this year? Seems really low considering how many buildings are U/C. Toronto added 1,461 points the year before and the level of construction didn't drop off at all.
I think that are only counting buildings that are topped out or completed. Would that make a difference as far as you're concerned?
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