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Old February 8th, 2008, 05:42 AM   #621
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It's all the developments in the rail lands west of CN Tower that is stealing the attention. Sadly, the rest of Toronto's big skyscrapers are not well lit at all.
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Old February 8th, 2008, 06:38 AM   #622
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If you mean Miami has a better or bigger skyline, I'd find a better photo if I were you. Or if you are refering to whats currently being built, that's rather underwhelming in comparison.
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Old February 8th, 2008, 06:50 AM   #623
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Gave me a good chuckle.
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Old February 8th, 2008, 08:47 AM   #624
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No doubt, I am sure New York will be the first
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Old February 14th, 2008, 07:54 AM   #625
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Don't think there's much to argue over who is #1, and even #2. But who comes after them is probably very debateable.
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Old February 14th, 2008, 08:05 AM   #626
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Don't think there's much to argue over who is #1, and even #2. But who comes after them is probably very debateable.
The debatable part comes after #3. Alot look at Toronto as the third placer
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Old February 14th, 2008, 08:44 AM   #627
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The debatable part comes after #3. Alot look at Toronto as the third placer
Having been to so many cities in North America, I don't think Toronto should fit into 3rd place. Even after Cityplace is completed, it still doesn't have the natural setting and depth to be so high on the list. They have the height, but it's all too clustered together and the density tapers off significantly beyond those few blocks.
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Old March 20th, 2008, 06:02 AM   #628
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It does taper off, but I don't think any North American city outside of New York or Chicago can match Toronto's CBD cluster:

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Old March 20th, 2008, 06:17 AM   #629
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San Francisco may not have the height that Toronto has, but its CBD cluster is more extensive and extremely dense:


Taken by Coldayman

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Old March 20th, 2008, 10:10 AM   #630
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Those are fabulous San Francisco pics, but from what I can tell, density of the CBD seems to be higher in Toronto. San Francisco's CBD seems to be slightly more expansive, but they are also considerably smaller buildings. In addition to the CBD, Toronto has a number of areas that are very built up.

CityPlace, Yorkville, and much of what lies between the 2.
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Old March 21st, 2008, 12:29 AM   #631
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Come on people...Los Angeles is N0.1...I mean, L.A. has mountains with snow in the beckground, downtown with not too much buidings, "king" in the middle (US Bank tower)...

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Old March 21st, 2008, 08:36 AM   #632
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This is the view I'm talking about:

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Old March 22nd, 2008, 06:59 AM   #633
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Toronto is working on filling in some empty lots.

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Continues for miles beyond this point.

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A good Toronto overview: The first pic shows downtown Toronto presently. The second pic shows all the towers currently under construction or due for completion in the next 4 years. They are shown in black. There are actually a few towers missing. New York and Chicago are still #1 and #2 in my books, but a good argument can be made for Toronto being a solid #3. It's a ranking it looks set to hold onto.

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Old March 24th, 2008, 03:13 AM   #635
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Guys have you ever considered Mexico city for a 5th or 6th place ?
N.Y.
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L.A.
Toronto
Mexico city !!!
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Old March 24th, 2008, 06:31 AM   #636
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Guys have you ever considered Mexico city for a 5th or 6th place ?
N.Y.
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Mexico city !!!
Mexico City as a city deserves a 10. But the city only has a few supertalls. Torre Mayor though is the best looking scraper in Latin America though
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Old March 24th, 2008, 11:28 AM   #637
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Guys have you ever considered Mexico city for a 5th or 6th place ?
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Toronto
Mexico city !!!
No disrespect intended to Mexico City, but there aren't enough vertical points of interest to warrant a high skyline rating. Outside of the United States and Canada, Panama City is the furthest along in developing a North American contender.
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You both guys are right, the skyline in Mexico city has only two supertalls and are not together forming a cluster but rate the whole complex, ( Santa Fè and Reforma avenue ) I mean not only the height but the quality in design in its skyscrapers, there are several buildings that deserve to be considered if you have the time to give a look in the mxscraper forum !!!
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Old April 27th, 2008, 08:54 PM   #639
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