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View Poll Results: Sears Tower vs. Freedom Tower
Sear Tower 88 46.81%
Freedom Tower 67 35.64%
Both 14 7.45%
Neither 19 10.11%
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Old September 6th, 2005, 12:30 PM   #1
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Freedom Tower vs. Sears Tower- America's Tallest

Which one has a better design?

Sears Tower:
Height to roof: 1400 ft./ 442 m
Floors:110
Height of structure: 520 m




Freedom Tower:
Height to roof: 1368 Ft./ 415 m.
Floors: 82(tall floors)
Height of structure: 1776 ft./ 541 m.




So, which one is better?

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Old September 8th, 2005, 03:51 AM   #2
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Freedom Tower for me but slightly. I just don't really like how boxy Sears Tower was.
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Old September 8th, 2005, 04:03 AM   #3
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i will go with Freedom Tower ,i think it will be more iconic tower because of the history behind it(9/11...etc)
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Old September 8th, 2005, 04:10 AM   #4
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Sears by a long shot. that spire on FT looks god aweful . I think NYC should look at dubai to see how to build fantastic supertalls
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Old September 8th, 2005, 04:11 AM   #5
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I love the Sears tower and I love S.O.M's towers, gotta go with Sears Tower!
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Old September 8th, 2005, 04:32 AM   #6
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Sears Tower no doubt. It is a classic and the dark lord of skyscrapers. Freedom Tower is a disappointingly boring tower.
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Old September 8th, 2005, 04:57 AM   #7
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Sears...i agree with Travis on how disapointing Freedom Tower is...how come USA lost creativity!
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Old September 8th, 2005, 07:13 AM   #8
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^You actually think the USA has LOST architectural creativity since the modern era?

Anyway, in terms of design, I'll go with the FT. Nicer color, facade and shape IMO.
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Old September 8th, 2005, 10:51 PM   #9
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I voted for Sears...

The latest Freedom Tower is actually an improvement, though; at least the poor thing doesn't seem so twisted that it needs a chiropractor...

Both of them have flat roofs with antennas**SIGH**, so there's no real difference there.

Both have nice, shiny-shiny facades.

BUT... Sears has set backs, so at least it soars better, as I can state from experience, having stood accross the street looking UP and UP and UP...
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Old September 8th, 2005, 11:23 PM   #10
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Both are nice. But I don't like the way FT tapers, although it is an astonishing improvement over the other designs. So sears it is.
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Old September 8th, 2005, 11:57 PM   #11
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I prefer the Sears tower.
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Old September 9th, 2005, 02:01 AM   #12
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I gotta go with Sears Tower. Freedom Tower is just a joke now, its turned into a mess. How long will this last befour its changed again?
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Old September 9th, 2005, 02:05 AM   #13
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i actually think the freedom tower looks kinda good.
but the sears tower for me definitely
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Old September 9th, 2005, 06:59 AM   #14
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Both look nice. I voted for FT. I like it slightly more.
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Old September 9th, 2005, 12:09 PM   #15
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both, Sears is a classic FT will be a classic too, I hoppe they dont change the planes again, I like thys FT.
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Old September 10th, 2005, 09:10 AM   #16
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Freedom, Sears is nice in the skyline, but the building itself is pretty ugly, w/o the rest of the buildings it would be sh..doo doo
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Old September 14th, 2005, 01:21 PM   #17
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The spire of the Freedom Tower looks awkward. They could have done a better job with the spire than that.
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Old September 14th, 2005, 01:37 PM   #18
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Sears Tower... the Freedom Tower's design might changed again... That NYC building doesn't fit into its skyline, IMO. Unlike the Sears Tower with the John Hancock.
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Old September 14th, 2005, 08:55 PM   #19
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How could this be a contest when the Freedom Tower literally has a smaller height than the Twins, which were just below the Sears Tower?
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Old September 15th, 2005, 12:35 AM   #20
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Sears Tower by far!
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