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View Poll Results: Vote for the world's best skyline!
Hong Kong 67 48.91%
New York 40 29.20%
Chicago 18 13.14%
Shanghai 9 6.57%
Seattle 3 2.19%
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Old May 18th, 2005, 03:27 PM   #21
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Old May 18th, 2005, 03:47 PM   #22
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Old May 18th, 2005, 04:34 PM   #23
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New York is so dull without Twin Towers
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Old May 18th, 2005, 06:08 PM   #24
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New York city ... but Hong Kong isnt far behind!
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Old May 19th, 2005, 02:48 AM   #25
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WTF, Seattle???
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Old May 19th, 2005, 04:30 AM   #26
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NYC!!
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Old May 19th, 2005, 11:05 AM   #27
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shanghai definitely deserves to be in the top 5 ... and
tokyo should replace seattle ...
hk,nyc,shanghai,tokyo - these are four best skyline
in my opinion ...
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Old May 20th, 2005, 06:19 PM   #28
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we should have a poll option for 'WTF, Seattle?'... I'll bet it would be winning.

Just an observation
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Old May 21st, 2005, 07:07 PM   #29
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Chicago followed closely by NY.
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Old May 21st, 2005, 07:34 PM   #30
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Hong Kong for sure
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Old May 22nd, 2005, 03:12 PM   #31
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Seeing as all the other cities in the poll have had some pictures here are some of chicago's skyline.

















Finally the best pic of chicago I have ever seen:
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Old May 25th, 2005, 01:07 AM   #32
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Shanghai absolutely 100% definately deserves to be there. Unlike NYC/HK etc. where the skyline is packed into a *relatively* small area, Shanghai's skyline is vast and endless with weird shaped tall buildings covering virtually the length and breadth of the city and most of it is not on the commonly photographed - it's the closest thing to Coruscant on Planet Earth ..

Similar deal Sao Paolo from what I've seen but unlike Shanghai lacks any signature tall-talls

Yes something with the nominations must have been f****d up for Seattle to make final 5 ..

Anyway my Top 5

1. Hong Kong - Post 9/11 can't be matched now with 1x400m+, 3 x 300m+ & uber-density. Post Phase 7 it be untouched even with Freedom Tower
2. New York - Desparately missing FT but density & history still amazes
3. Shanghai - As mentioned for vastness & crazy mix of styles it's unmatched. Post WFC it may challenge HK.
4. Chicago - Currently owns NYC for height in similar way Melbourne does Sydney, but owned by top 2 for density much like Sydney does Melbourne
5. Daylight - Nothing else comes close that I've been to (and I'm lucky to been to Top 4). One big tall does not a great skyline make (Tapei, cheating KL, TO anyone)

If Tokyo had a couple of tall-talls it could be #5 ..

Best of the rest take your pick LA, Houston, Singapore, Melbourne, Sydney, TO, the Asian '1 big ones' gang (KL, TP, Guangzhou etc.), Atlanta etc etc and yes you could include Seattle in the vote..
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Old May 25th, 2005, 01:17 AM   #33
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Old May 25th, 2005, 02:25 AM   #34
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My vote goes to ~~~>


















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Old May 25th, 2005, 11:03 AM   #35
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Quote:
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Finally the best pic of chicago I have ever seen:
Awesome pic! Thanks for sharing get13!
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Old May 25th, 2005, 05:45 PM   #36
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1. NYC (no question)
2. Hong Kong (faboulos!!! but not so good as NY)
3. Chicago
4. Shanghai
5. seattle (why is seattle under the top five?)
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Old May 25th, 2005, 10:09 PM   #37
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Some of my photos of New York from last summer :



























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Old May 25th, 2005, 11:46 PM   #38
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Paris and honk kong
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Old May 26th, 2005, 02:21 AM   #39
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great job hkskyline.
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Old May 26th, 2005, 03:38 AM   #40
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2. Hong Kong (faboulos!!! but not so good as NY)
But why?

Why do you think New York is better?
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