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View Poll Results: Which city has the best skyline/architecture?
New York 19 47.50%
Hong Kong 21 52.50%
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Old August 25th, 2005, 11:57 AM   #1
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NY VS HK

These two cities occupy a similar area, have similar populations, and are both regarded to have fantastic skylines and impressive buildings. But which city do you personally favour over the other? Here are some pictures in order to help you make up your mind.
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Old August 26th, 2005, 10:44 PM   #2
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NYC. I love Hong Kong, but there is very little "architecture" in the city before the 1970's.
New York has everything from huge gothic cathedrals ( St. John's and St. Patricks ), to art deco masterpices, to modern skyscrapers.
Take the "architecture" part out of the question, and then I might be tempted to vote for Hong Kong. But I would not put Hong Kong in the top five when considering architecture because almost everything is new there.
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Old August 26th, 2005, 11:41 PM   #3
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Sorry to burst the bubble but this should be in city vs city section, plus its been done a billon times
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 11:42 AM   #4
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This is not fair to me for voting, but HK is really better NY in skyline.
Because we can enjoy/see the skyline of HK from different angles.
From Kowloon side(TST) to HK , from HK side(Central,Wan Chai) to Kowloon , from the peak to see the entier kowloon peninsula & from the top of Lion rock to see entire HK, Kowloon & New territory(Sha Tin).
NY is also impressive in skyline, but compare with HK's will be.........!
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 11:44 AM   #5
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This is not fair to me for voting, but HK is really better than NY in skyline.
Because we can enjoy/see the skyline of HK from different angles.
From Kowloon side(TST) to HK , from HK side(Central,Wan Chai) to Kowloon , from the peak to see the entier kowloon peninsula & from the top of Lion rock to see entire HK, Kowloon & New territory(Sha Tin).
NY is also impressive in skyline, but compare with HK's will be.........!
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 03:34 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tazmaniadevil
NYC. I love Hong Kong, but there is very little "architecture" in the city before the 1970's.
New York has everything from huge gothic cathedrals ( St. John's and St. Patricks ), to art deco masterpices, to modern skyscrapers.
Take the "architecture" part out of the question, and then I might be tempted to vote for Hong Kong. But I would not put Hong Kong in the top five when considering architecture because almost everything is new there.
I fully agree
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 05:27 PM   #7
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HKG because I'm a modern skrapers fan.
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 06:00 PM   #8
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Misplaced thread.
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 06:32 PM   #9
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NYC. Never been to HK though. But i just love the artdeco architecture of NYC buildings. And there're not many major cities that have as many artdeco skyscrapers as NYC.
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 08:39 PM   #10
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Skyline = Hong Kong
Architecture = New York

Both = New York (just) - will change by the end of the decade
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Old October 2nd, 2005, 09:58 PM   #11
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there are a million hk v. ny threads in city v. city. take your pick...
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