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View Poll Results: New York Times Tower or Bank of America Tower?
New York Times 26 34.21%
Bank of America 50 65.79%
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Old April 20th, 2005, 03:37 AM   #1
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NYC: New York Times vs. Bank of America

The 2 biggest skyscrapers currently u/c in New York City: Which one do you like better?


New York Times Tower
weighing in at 1142 feet and 52 stories
Currently set for completion in 2007; Steel expected to rise soon




One Bryant Park (Bank of America Tower)
beefy at 1200+ feet and 54 stories.....really fat too but a crystalline shape



Set for completion in 2008; a little behind NYTT in the race. Will be tallest on 42nd Street....finally beating the Chrysler Building!



Pick One!
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Old April 20th, 2005, 03:55 AM   #2
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Oh yeah.....I voted Bank of America.
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Old April 20th, 2005, 04:00 AM   #3
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You should've had a 3rd option in the poll - "I like them both equally" - coz that's what I would have voted.
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Old April 20th, 2005, 05:03 AM   #4
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Neither one makes me gaga. Another choice?
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Old April 20th, 2005, 05:24 AM   #5
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NYT is best 2ME!
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Old April 20th, 2005, 05:25 AM   #6
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Quote:
really fat too but a crystalline shape
It's not fat at all, it's just the angle (check out the 3d video below). Anyway, I prefer BOA.

http://www.durst.org/i_prop.asp?propertyid=12
Go to renderings/animations, and click the quicktime animation under "animations".
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Old April 20th, 2005, 07:30 AM   #7
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Finally New York adds two more towers above 1000ft. After losing the twin towers, only Chrysler and Empire State was over over 1000ft. Now with these two towers and the Freedom Tower (Which I hate the design) it will give New York 2 more distinct towers in the sea of skyscrapers that have very similar heights. I chose Times because, honestly, the BoFA reminds me of the Freedom Tower. The top of the BoFA looks as though it would be empty like the Freedom Tower's top.
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Old April 20th, 2005, 01:20 PM   #8
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this is really tough!

I prefer NYT so I voted for it, but the BOA is very exciting too
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Old April 21st, 2005, 03:07 AM   #9
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Deffinetly the New York Times Tower! I really like the top and shape, tall and slim!
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Old May 9th, 2005, 02:38 AM   #10
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NY Times building looks very similar to Shangri-La in Vancouver. Bank of America tower dosn't really appeal to me.

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Old May 9th, 2005, 02:44 AM   #11
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No doubt the NY Times tower. I just love it
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Old May 9th, 2005, 02:44 AM   #12
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is the height of one bryant plaza including the spire? (or antenna?)
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Old May 9th, 2005, 05:10 AM   #13
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Bank of America .. for sure!
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Old May 9th, 2005, 05:14 AM   #14
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2 more spires,new york starting to look like dubaI with the spires everywhere,nyt boa is a bit bulky and akward
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Old May 9th, 2005, 05:52 AM   #15
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Bank of America is huge, so I'll go for the slimmer New York Times Tower. I like both though.
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Old May 9th, 2005, 06:35 AM   #16
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I like the BOA a tiny bit more than the NYTT.
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Old May 9th, 2005, 10:56 AM   #17
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I like the BoA. I'm not too big a fan of NYT's top.
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Old May 10th, 2005, 07:21 AM   #18
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i can't make my mind up... I love them both!!
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Old May 10th, 2005, 10:29 AM   #19
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How tall is the NY Times Tower without the spire? 250 m?
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Old May 11th, 2005, 07:57 AM   #20
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That's a toughy, but BOAT edges out NYTT for me.
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