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Old January 8th, 2006, 04:51 PM   #141
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Best Skylines in North America. Best in world.

IN ORDER--New York, Chicago, Toronto, Houston, San Fran, LA, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Pittsbugh, Atlanta, Boston, and Vancouver.
In the world- New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Frankfurt, Toronto, Paris and Busan.--my opinion
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Old January 9th, 2006, 05:01 AM   #142
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IN ORDER--New York, Chicago, Toronto, Houston, San Fran, LA, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Pittsbugh, Atlanta, Boston, and Vancouver.
In the world- New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Frankfurt, Toronto, Paris and Busan.--my opinion
Didn't you say earlier that Seoul's skyline is better than HK!

Anyway, New York definitely deserves no.1, Chicago no.2 and Toronto no.3. Atlanta, San Francisco and Seattle can vie for no.4
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Old January 21st, 2006, 01:06 AM   #143
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1. Chicago, New York
3. Philadelphia
4. Detroit
5. Boston
6. Seattle
7. Los Angeles
8. Miami
9. Houston
10. Minneapolis

Honorable Mention: Toronto, Dallas, San Francisco, Baltimore

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Old January 21st, 2006, 01:15 AM   #144
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1. NYC
2. Chi
3. Toronto
4. Seattle
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Old January 22nd, 2006, 07:25 AM   #145
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Chicago
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Old January 22nd, 2006, 08:56 AM   #146
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New York has Chrysler and sheer mass, but Toronto has better balance.

For the record, I can't understand why people fawn over Chi's: density aside, the bland buildings - which are many - blot out the interesting ones.

Here are my top five:

1.) Toronto
2.) New York
3.) Vancouver
4.) Philadelphia
5.) Montréal
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Old January 22nd, 2006, 09:11 AM   #147
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Everyone has their opinion, but your's are the oddest. You obviously haven't taken a look at Chicago's buildings, because most of them have great history or aesthetic appeal. You also don't know Chicago's geography, otherwise you'd understand the three peaks.

TO over NYC? Please.
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 08:12 AM   #148
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New York has Chrysler and sheer mass, but Toronto has better balance.

For the record, I can't understand why people fawn over Chi's: density aside, the bland buildings - which are many - blot out the interesting ones.

Here are my top five:

1.) Toronto
2.) New York
3.) Vancouver
4.) Philadelphia
5.) Montréal
Is this a joke? Toronto better than NY! C'mon man! NY and Chicago's got a better skyline than T-DOT!
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 08:28 AM   #149
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sure im from chicago and maybe a little biased, but cmon! aside from NYC,chicago has the best of everything: old, new, tall, short, boxy, curvy, innovative, modern, historic, etc, etc...and great skylines do not just include buidlings in my opinion. That being said, i think Seattle has a great skyline, or san francisco...but NYC and Chicago must be one and two.

In the world, i always loved HK's skyline
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 08:32 AM   #150
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New York and Chicago will always get the top two spots!
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Old January 23rd, 2006, 08:24 PM   #151
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Is this a joke? Toronto better than NY! C'mon man! NY and Chicago's got a better skyline than T-DOT!
Horace Lanando is a Chicago troll don't mind him.
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Old January 24th, 2006, 02:31 AM   #152
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I guess Horace L. has never set foot in Chicago. Or Horace can't stand the fact that Chicago skyline is more recognized all over the world than TO.

Anyway, TO's skyline is growing nicely but Chicago skyline is incomparable and will continue in years to come.
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Old January 24th, 2006, 03:51 AM   #153
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1. New York City:









These are amazing shots, but shouldn't a skyline picture show more sky...? - A perspective from ground level? Yes, No? I don't know. Anyway, NY is tops.
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Old January 24th, 2006, 04:40 AM   #154
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RP1, it's all good man!

But between New York and Chicago, I'll still pick NY for the no.1 spot. New York's skyline is well defined. It has quality, quantity and density!
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Old January 24th, 2006, 06:39 PM   #155
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I guess Horace L. has never set foot in Chicago. Or Horace can't stand the fact that Chicago skyline is more recognized all over the world than TO.

Anyway, TO's skyline is growing nicely but Chicago skyline is incomparable and will continue in years to come.
Ahem, I have gone to "Chi-town" many times, seeing as I grew up in Chicagoland.

I am now in Vancouver for university, and it feels pleasant not to be discriminated against simply because I am of Asian descent.

Anyway, did you not read when I said "bland buildings blot out the interesting ones"?
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Old January 24th, 2006, 06:40 PM   #156
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Horace Lanando is a Chicago troll don't mind him.
What's that, whitebread?

Check out the TO forum, suckers.
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Old January 24th, 2006, 11:27 PM   #157
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I have. That only worsens your case.
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Old January 25th, 2006, 12:50 AM   #158
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I disagree with you Horace; Chicago is incredibly well balanced with quite a few fantastic buildings. And I'm sorry, but your case against Chicago is in great conflict with your top 5.









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^He has some cool Toronto pictures, too.
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Old January 25th, 2006, 01:02 AM   #159
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^ That first pic you posted is stunning.
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Old January 25th, 2006, 03:32 AM   #160
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Ahem, I have gone to "Chi-town" many times, seeing as I grew up in Chicagoland.

Anyway, did you not read when I said "bland buildings blot out the interesting ones"?
You made numerous trips to Chicago. Did you not see the interesting buildings -which are many- blot out the bland ones?
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