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Old September 29th, 2015, 05:17 AM   #6161
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Too bad San Jose has that airport smacked right in front of downtown. Otherwise, I am sure we would have seen a few 40-story towers by now.
Yes, this is the reason for SJ's dwarf skyline. Rotating the SJC runways by a few degrees clockwise would have avoided this problem, but apparently the civic leadership of The Capital of Silicon Vally was incapable of such rocket science at the time when this could have been done easily and painlessly.
Until there's a radical improvement in aircraft technology, San Jose will continue to have the skyline of a (first-world) city a tenth of its size
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Old September 29th, 2015, 06:35 AM   #6162
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Old September 29th, 2015, 06:56 AM   #6163
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definitely top 10 in the US, I think.
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Old September 29th, 2015, 07:58 AM   #6164
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definitely top 10 in the US, I think.
It's in the conversation. NYC, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Houston, LA, Miami, Philly, Atlanta, Denver, Minneapolis, Dallas are the ones at the top, IMO.
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Old September 29th, 2015, 09:50 AM   #6165
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Old September 29th, 2015, 10:08 PM   #6166
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It's in the conversation. NYC, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Houston, LA, Miami, Philly, Atlanta, Denver, Minneapolis, Dallas are the ones at the top, IMO.
Agreed. I do find Minneapolis' skyline more attractive than Houston, Atlanta, and Dallas. There is something about the clustering and layering of the Minneapolis skyline that really stands out to me. Similar to Charlotte.
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Old September 29th, 2015, 10:29 PM   #6167
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Old September 30th, 2015, 08:23 PM   #6168
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Old September 30th, 2015, 08:26 PM   #6169
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It's in the conversation. NYC, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Houston, LA, Miami, Philly, Atlanta, Denver, Minneapolis, Dallas are the ones at the top, IMO.
Not a bad list but I would definitely put Boston and Pittsburgh over Denver.
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Old September 30th, 2015, 08:32 PM   #6170
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Old September 30th, 2015, 08:46 PM   #6171
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Old October 1st, 2015, 01:22 PM   #6172
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Old October 1st, 2015, 08:54 PM   #6173
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I have always liked the skyline of Cleveland. Good density, nice buildings, and a clearly defined cluster with an apex. Is that a Frank Ghery structure in the foreground?
Me too.

The skyline, like the city itself, has character and while not having a lot of buildings the ones it has are actually worth having. It doesn't suffer the blue glass monotony of Vancouver or Toronto.
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Old October 1st, 2015, 10:08 PM   #6174
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Old October 2nd, 2015, 10:20 AM   #6175
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The Ross Perot tower will hopefully add some nice height to a great skyline. So many projects in the pipeline.
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Old October 2nd, 2015, 11:18 AM   #6176
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Old October 2nd, 2015, 07:56 PM   #6177
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Old October 2nd, 2015, 08:04 PM   #6178
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