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Old October 23rd, 2014, 11:49 PM   #4401
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An interesting picture of Houston, Texas. For some reason, Houston has never stricken me as a port city.


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Old October 23rd, 2014, 11:54 PM   #4402
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Maybe it's because the beach is one hour away from downtown?
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Old October 24th, 2014, 12:06 AM   #4403
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Maybe it's because the beach is one hour away from downtown?
The beach is but not the port. I just checked it out on Google Earth. But you may be right.... we usually associate beachfront with port cities
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Old October 24th, 2014, 01:14 AM   #4404
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1. New York- largest, best- lots of massive projects
2. Toronto- massive, spreads over vast area; CN Tower tops it off very nicely; also, it's growing rapidly
3. Chicago- I like Chicago's skyline a lot, but it seems to be lagging in construction and the dropoff on the edges is too sudden.
4. Seattle- Well balanced, nice surroundings; lots of construction
5. Los Angeles- massive sprawl looks nice from a distance+ multiple skylines
6. Miami- many bright residential buildings, but few buildings stand out and the skylines in the area are spread out pretty far; has size though and lots of construction
7. Vancouver- huge but short
8. Houston- also multiple skylines but surrounding nature not as beautiful
9. San Francisco- beautiful surroundings but lack of height; lots of construction though
10. Philadelphia- decent skyline in general- nice size and emerging skyline in University City
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Old October 24th, 2014, 05:55 AM   #4405
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México City Skyline
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Granada's and Reforma's Skyline


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Old October 24th, 2014, 06:07 AM   #4406
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Old October 24th, 2014, 06:09 AM   #4407
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Eleven cranes in this picture! The city by the bay is booming!
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Old October 24th, 2014, 07:40 AM   #4408
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Old October 24th, 2014, 10:18 PM   #4409
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Old October 24th, 2014, 11:25 PM   #4410
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Many people feel the same way about the way the Chicaco skyline is configured.
I agree, Quantum. I personally think the Chicago skyline is the perfect menage of style, height, quality, and placement. There is just something about the Chicago skyline that makes it unique. I hope that the city starts building new towers for it currently seems to be dragging behind other major cities in terms of construction.
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Old October 24th, 2014, 11:53 PM   #4411
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I agree, Quantum. I personally think the Chicago skyline is the perfect menage of style, height, quality, and placement. There is just something about the Chicago skyline that makes it unique. I hope that the city starts building new towers for it currently seems to be dragging behind other major cities in terms of construction.
I would actually like the New York skyline a lot better if it were configured more like the Chicago skyline. There is just something more civilized about the Chicago skyline. The New York skyline is twice as massive, but I would like it better if it were more spread out along the length of Manhattan. It's almost a case of not being able to see the forest for the trees.

For all the reasons you stated, Chicago could well have the world's most perfect skyline without being anywhere near the largest. As you said, hopefully development there will pick up more again soon.
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Old October 25th, 2014, 09:48 PM   #4412
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Old October 26th, 2014, 01:55 PM   #4413
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Boston and Cleveland

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Old October 26th, 2014, 09:19 PM   #4414
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My list:
1. New York City
2. Chicago
3. Toronto
4. San Francisco
5. Seattle
6. Philadelphia
7. Los Angeles
8. Vancouver
9. Miami
10. Boston
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Old October 26th, 2014, 10:37 PM   #4415
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Old October 27th, 2014, 12:29 AM   #4416
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Minneapolis. You can just make out St. Paul's skyline near the top edge of the frame:

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Another building close to 500' announced for Boston today. Apparently 240' and 310' were too tall and dense. However, new mayor's in town, and they came back with a single 465' plus mech. Hard to believe how much is brewing here.
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Old October 28th, 2014, 07:35 AM   #4419
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