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Old October 22nd, 2017, 10:25 PM   #13261
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Old October 23rd, 2017, 05:50 AM   #13262
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Old October 23rd, 2017, 07:44 PM   #13263
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Old October 24th, 2017, 02:33 AM   #13264
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Old October 24th, 2017, 02:34 AM   #13265
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Old October 24th, 2017, 03:18 AM   #13266
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Old October 24th, 2017, 10:23 AM   #13267
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Old October 24th, 2017, 08:27 PM   #13268
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Some angles of Chi-town like this make the skyline look like Houston on steroids... lotsa height and density surrounded by an urban wasteland (instead of parking lots). Always good from the lake pov of course.
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Old October 24th, 2017, 10:37 PM   #13269
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Even though Dubai's skyline is incredibly lacking in depth, I still find it captivating and striking when shot from a distance.
This is where you are absolutely wrong!

Its the HONG KONG that lacks that incredible depth you're talking about. Its just one apartment building after another that are not so tall either once you go past beyond the front supertall skyline. HK is shot from the best vantage point mostly and a reason why it looks great.

On the contrary, what DUBAI has done is th opposite. Their extreme variation in topping off and crowning is 2nd only to NYC. The height, the depth and extreme variation as they kept building and building the past decade & half had directly led to it looking like an OASIS IN THE DESERT and its only true competition to NYC skyline. Something even HK, CHICAGO and SHANGHAI lacks!
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Old October 24th, 2017, 10:40 PM   #13270
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Some angles of Chi-town like this make the skyline look like Houston on steroids... lotsa height and density surrounded by an urban wasteland (instead of parking lots). Always good from the lake pov of course.
thats about right. I lived in CHITOWN for 2 yrs and drove past Lake Shore Drive ,Kennedy, Eisenhower & Dan Ryan expressways every weekday. CHITOWN skyline ends very quickly. Althogh, it gives you great ariels but its quite small to be honest.
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Old October 24th, 2017, 10:46 PM   #13271
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It's not about having supertalls, it's about buildings itself and how are they arranged in the city, Dubai is one of those cities where there's complete flatness and wow, suddenly supertall, in Dubai there's plenty of space in between the skyscrapers which I don't like. NYC(Manhattan) has greatest skyline in the world, it's one of the few skylines where it's complete darkness down at the streets even on during daylight because of the shadows of the building. That's my opinion
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The variation NYC skyline has it just shocking. I mean BROOKLYN is just coming up now. LIC just came up past yr. JERSEY CITY was literally built in last 5 yrs. And Lower Manhattan still hasnt replaced the fallend Twin Towers that literally dominated the Lower Manhattan skyline. NYC is by far the greatest skyline in the world and DUBAI is the only city thats truly trying hard to give NYC a competition.
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Old October 25th, 2017, 10:10 AM   #13272
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While the photos of both Toronto and Chicago aren't the most flattering, I can say that Chicago is safe at #2 basing on those pics alone.
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Old October 25th, 2017, 02:13 PM   #13273
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This is where you are absolutely wrong!

Its the HONG KONG that lacks that incredible depth you're talking about. Its just one apartment building after another that are not so tall either once you go past beyond the front supertall skyline. HK is shot from the best vantage point mostly and a reason why it looks great.
You are looking at the wrong photos. Hong Kong's skyline around Victoria Harbour is dominated by commercial towers, not residentials. The office towers come in various shapes and sizes and enhanced by the natural setting.

Depth can be interpreted by clustering, such as Dubai's skyline is thin but linearly stretches along the coast. Contrast that to New York, which has a much thicker street network on Manhattan so the towers block each other off many blocks deep.
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Old October 25th, 2017, 02:14 PM   #13274
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Old October 25th, 2017, 03:54 PM   #13275
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While the photos of both Toronto and Chicago aren't the most flattering, I can say that Chicago is safe at #2 basing on those pics alone.
here are some better Toronto pics
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Old October 26th, 2017, 09:22 AM   #13276
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Old October 26th, 2017, 11:35 AM   #13277
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Old October 27th, 2017, 03:21 AM   #13278
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Old October 27th, 2017, 04:34 AM   #13279
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More supertalls in this photo than in the whole of NYC...


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More empty, unused real estate in this photo than in the whole of NYC as well....
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Dubai. Trying to be Coruscant with the population of Denver.
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