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Old August 10th, 2005, 01:38 AM   #1
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Skyscraper shorthand

We all use it, our own little abbreviations for buildings, cities and neighborhoods and such. Here's 20 of the more common ones I've seen, can you name them all? Some are easy, some are more obscure.

*Note in order to get all of them, you'll need to have travelled around the ENTIRE forum quite a bit.

BD
BoC
BPC
ESB
FCP
HKC
2IFC
JHC
LBT
LSD
2PRU
1RQ
SZR
T101
TTC
TTT
US7
WFC
WTC
WTP
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Old August 10th, 2005, 04:16 AM   #2
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BD- Burj Dubai
BoC- Bank of China
BPC-???
ESB-Empire State Building
FCP-First Canadian Place
HKC-Hong Kong centre??
2IFC- 2 International Finance centre
JHC- John Hancock centre
LBT _ London Bridge Tower
LSD-???
2PRU-2 Prudential Plaza
1RQ-1???
SZD-???
T101- Taipei 101
TTC_ Trump Tower Chicago
TTT- Trump Tower Toronto
US7- Union Square 7
WFC- World Finance Centre?
WTC-World Trade Centre
WTP-World Trade Plaza?
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Old August 10th, 2005, 04:22 AM   #3
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^The ones you guees are correct. Of the remaning, one is a city abbreviation I've only seen here and two are major highways that go through major hi-rise cities.
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SZD - Sheikh Zayed Road?
1RQ - 1 River Quay????
BPC - Baldpate Compliant????
LSD - apart from a drug, I have no idea
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LSD - apart from a drug, I have no idea
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LSD = Lakeshore Drive
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1RQ = 1 Raffles Quay?
BPC = Battery Park City?
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i think this must be the list!

BD- Burj Dubai
BoC- Bank of China
BPC- Battery Park City
ESB- Empire State Building
FCP- First Canadian Place
HKC- Hong Kong Centre
2IFC- 2 International Finance centre
JHC- John Hancock centre
LBT- London Bridge Tower
LSD- Lakeshore Drive
2PRU- 2 Prudential Plaza
1RQ- 1 Raffles Quay
SZR- Sheikh Zayed Road
T101- Taipei 101
TTC- Trump Tower Chicago
TTT- Trump Tower Toronto
US7- Union Square 7
WFC- World Finance Centre
WTC- World Trade Centre
WTP- ???World Trump Plaza???
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Old August 12th, 2005, 07:36 PM   #9
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Not quite.
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i know another one:
FT = freedom tower
OBP = One Bryant Park
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TT = Turning Torso.
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BAA - Burj Al Arab
ET - Emirates Towers
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