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Old May 15th, 2012, 10:48 PM   #1541
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I love Seattle's skyline, but it needs a supertall

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Old May 16th, 2012, 12:39 AM   #1542
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Old May 16th, 2012, 12:43 AM   #1543
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i dont think it NEEDS one. besides, columbia center when accounting the hills has the appearance of a super tall anyway.
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Old May 16th, 2012, 10:32 PM   #1544
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there opinions should count way more...
Architects have formal training, but it's still an opinion. Equating someone's opinion to being 'fact' is ridiculous. It's like saying sky blue is the best blue because interior decorators say so.

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That's my point exactly. No one's opinion is worth more than someone else's. Continually quoting some architects ranking to prove that you are right and someone else is wrong is bound to solicit a rolling of the eyes. There is no right or wrong ranking.
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Old May 17th, 2012, 05:49 AM   #1545
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Architects have formal training, but it's still an opinion. Equating someone's opinion to being 'fact' is ridiculous. It's like saying sky blue is the best blue because interior decorators say so.

That's just stupid.



That's my point exactly. No one's opinion is worth more than someone else's. Continually quoting some architects ranking to prove that you are right and someone else is wrong is bound to solicit a rolling of the eyes. There is no right or wrong ranking.
Honestly, don't get too worked up over it. I love Chicago, and it is my home, but Toronto has A TON of stuff that I am envious of. The skyline debate is a joke, and that's all it will ever be. Why? Because I'm willing to bet that more than 95% of people discrediting Toronto have never seen it in person, and have only seen a few shots from the islands. If that was all I knew, I would discredit Toronto as well. Other than skyline though, I wish Chicago was as clean as Toronto. Don't even get me started on crime...sigh. I'd give Toronto #3 in North America, without a single doubt in my mind. With the current pace of development, Toronto will match Chicago within the next decade. While everyone here is against that, I'm really excited for it. I can't wait for the all the friendly competition
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Old May 17th, 2012, 03:02 PM   #1546
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Old May 17th, 2012, 04:23 PM   #1547
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Old May 17th, 2012, 11:37 PM   #1548
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Honestly, don't get too worked up over it. I love Chicago, and it is my home, but Toronto has A TON of stuff that I am envious of. The skyline debate is a joke, and that's all it will ever be. Why? Because I'm willing to bet that more than 95% of people discrediting Toronto have never seen it in person, and have only seen a few shots from the islands. If that was all I knew, I would discredit Toronto as well. Other than skyline though, I wish Chicago was as clean as Toronto. Don't even get me started on crime...sigh. I'd give Toronto #3 in North America, without a single doubt in my mind. With the current pace of development, Toronto will match Chicago within the next decade. While everyone here is against that, I'm really excited for it. I can't wait for the all the friendly competition
Not everyone is against Chicago and Toronto being on the same level, but I see that your argument is getting as tired and dragging as iloveclassicrocks argument over Chicago being an architects favorite and how NYC and CHI are always going to be in the top 5 in the world.
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Old May 17th, 2012, 11:51 PM   #1549
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Old May 18th, 2012, 04:02 AM   #1550
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I just want the forum to be a place where people can share their opinions without being talked down to. Back to photos.
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Old May 24th, 2012, 11:04 AM   #1551
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Old May 29th, 2012, 12:01 AM   #1552
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Old May 29th, 2012, 03:32 AM   #1553
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Wow,Incredible photo. The Trump looks incredible from that angle, and it is easily one of my favorite buildings in the world. There really aren't words to describe how beautiful this is.

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Old May 29th, 2012, 10:58 PM   #1554
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Yeah, Trump Chicago is a fine building. I just don't like the antenna.


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Old May 29th, 2012, 11:25 PM   #1555
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First off, incredible picture. Second, I think the trump spire could look better, but I am glad it is on the building, it makes the building look even better far away, and it definitely adds something to the building. The building wouldn't really look right without it, but the spire could have looked better, that is for sure.
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Old May 31st, 2012, 08:24 AM   #1556
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First off, incredible picture. Second, I think the trump spire could look better, but I am glad it is on the building, it makes the building look even better far away, and it definitely adds something to the building. The building wouldn't really look right without it, but the spire could have looked better, that is for sure.
I realize that its very subjective, but I don't know why people hate the spire. I love the look of it at night! It looks beautiful, and I especially like the colour they chose for the night lighting
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Old June 1st, 2012, 02:44 AM   #1557
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I realize that its very subjective, but I don't know why people hate the spire. I love the look of it at night! It looks beautiful, and I especially like the colour they chose for the night lighting
Yeah me too. Check out these incredible photos I just saw.



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Incredible pics, classicrock! Do you have any pictures of downtown from the North on Lakeshore heading southbound? I love that vantage point, even if it only highlights a small portion of the skyline
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Old June 1st, 2012, 08:10 PM   #1559
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I gotta admit that at night the antenna looks pretty cool. Love the lighting scheme.
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