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Old November 14th, 2007, 11:47 AM   #601
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Only the western part of Midtown. Central and eastern Midtown has some of the most notable and tallest scrapers in Manhattan so we will still have a nice view of these parts when shot from this vantage point.
I said :

The new WTC will block a bit of that view in a couple of years.

From that particular vantage point, much of the Times Square buildings will be blocked, which is a considerable portion of the Midtown skyline west of 5 Av. - not a small chunk indeed.
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Old December 1st, 2007, 02:02 AM   #602
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For me the best North American Skyline is

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Old January 8th, 2008, 03:24 PM   #603
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1. Chicago (just more impressive right now than NYC)
2. NYC (could change with Freedom, etc.)
3. Los Angeles (just works for some reason)
4. Seattle
5. Minneapolis
6. Atlanta
7. Toronto
8. Houston
9. Dallas
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Old January 14th, 2008, 09:31 PM   #604
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Chicago, SF and Toronto win NYC
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Old January 18th, 2008, 04:38 AM   #605
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I so really appreciate Montréal skyline. I think it's one of the best in the world even if it's not that big, the tall building are class and the rest is a great mixt of old architecture.

So yeah, I've never seen any other city than Montréal in North america, exept in picture, but I can tell you that Toronto, even if it have a little skyline compared to your's standart, I really appreciate it. The CN tower really is a amazing structure and probably the most known in America. The skydome, making that little rebound look really great into the skyline. And what about the big among of skyscraper coming in, i'm really happy to see Toronto booming, and hopefully in the future Montréal.

Be sure that Montréal and Toronto are in my top 5!

Don't that i'm a Canadian fachist, I really admire other city in United state too :P
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Old January 18th, 2008, 05:19 AM   #606
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Even Midtown Manhattan alone can top any other NA skyline
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Old January 18th, 2008, 06:34 AM   #607
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I so really appreciate Montréal skyline. I think it's one of the best in the world even if it's not that big, the tall building are class and the rest is a great mixt of old architecture.

So yeah, I've never seen any other city than Montréal in North america, exept in picture, but I can tell you that Toronto, even if it have a little skyline compared to your's standart, I really appreciate it. The CN tower really is a amazing structure and probably the most known in America. The skydome, making that little rebound look really great into the skyline. And what about the big among of skyscraper coming in, i'm really happy to see Toronto booming, and hopefully in the future Montréal.

Be sure that Montréal and Toronto are in my top 5!

Don't that i'm a Canadian fachist, I really admire other city in United state too :P
I like the vantage points to view the skyline. From Mont Royal it's quite nice and easy to spot the new buildings apart from the old. The mix is quite evident with Old Montreal being quite clearly separated from the current CBD.
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Old January 25th, 2008, 06:29 AM   #608
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BTW, I like SF's skyline despite the lack of supertalls. But once The Transbay tower is completed it gonna give the skyline a major boost!
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Old January 25th, 2008, 07:10 AM   #609
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BTW, I like SF's skyline despite the lack of supertalls. But once The Transbay tower is completed it gonna give the skyline a major boost!
Here are some crude renderings :



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Here are some crude renderings :
The renderings are by SOM however, Pelli's version won the design.
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Old February 5th, 2008, 01:36 AM   #611
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Old February 5th, 2008, 02:54 AM   #612
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I really like SF's skyline as well, especially shots with the Bay Bridge in the foreground. I actually feel that the new supertalls are a bit too high and unbalances the skyline.
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Old February 5th, 2008, 06:14 PM   #613
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I think the new buildings will add breadth to the skyline rather than add stacks that block each other out. From Alcatraz the view should look fuller - same goes from Oakland.
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Old February 5th, 2008, 07:21 PM   #614
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I think New York City has the best skyline of the North.
But the City of Guadalajara is having some impresive constructions that will asure it's place in the top 10 skylines of the north.

Whit towers of 337m, and other's over 260m and 200m.

In total there are over 20 tower's in construction and planed whit a good height.

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Old February 6th, 2008, 02:05 AM   #615
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I really like SF's skyline as well, especially shots with the Bay Bridge in the foreground. I actually feel that the new supertalls are a bit too high and unbalances the skyline.
Its gonna get taller no doubt
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Old February 6th, 2008, 07:37 AM   #617
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In terms of intensification we should look at Vancouver, which is seeing its skyline grow not only east-west (the view we usually see from Stanley Park or North Vancouver), but also north-south, hence if we look from False Creek, we'll see a totally different skyline, also made up of a lot of residentials, emerge.
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Lots of intensification happening in Toronto as well. There are currently 14 buildings over 150m. This number will likely jump to over 35 in a few years. There are 37 built, proposed, approved and UC with the majority approved or UC.

6 towers are currently above 200 m in height with 8 more UC or sure to go up in months.

After a decade of stagnation in commercial highrise construction, the downtown area is once again full of activity.

High-rise Building Statistics for Toronto

1,718 completed
171 proposed
152 approved
107 under construction
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The CN Tower looks better with the LED lighting
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