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Old September 26th, 2005, 05:21 AM   #1
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Black beauties!!

Personally I'm quite partial to a black skyscraper here and there. They look really sleek and break up the ligher colours that tend to dominate most cities. What do you think?

Let's so see some photos of black beauties from around the world. To get started, heres some pics of Sears & Big John

Sears Tower, Chicago


John Hancock Centre, Chicago
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Old September 26th, 2005, 05:25 AM   #2
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Old September 26th, 2005, 05:26 AM   #3
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The Transit Towers in Brisbane. From left they are Holiday Inn Brisbane, Transit Centre East Tower, Transit Centre West Tower

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Old September 26th, 2005, 05:40 AM   #4
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Freshwater Place, Melbourne:



Pics by Mugley

Fomer BHP House, Melbourne:



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Old September 26th, 2005, 06:01 AM   #5
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One Boston Place




And my favorite all black tower. The BOA Tower in Seattle.


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Old September 26th, 2005, 03:14 PM   #6
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areva tower in ladefense
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Old September 26th, 2005, 03:49 PM   #7
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Sydney's Deutsche Bank Place:



Sydney's Westpac HQ (under construction)


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Old September 26th, 2005, 04:26 PM   #8
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black is elegant nice buildings!!
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Old September 26th, 2005, 06:22 PM   #9
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Seagram Building (New York)











Areva Tower in Paris










Tour Montparnasse in Paris







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Old September 26th, 2005, 07:43 PM   #10
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US Steel Building, now 1 Liberty Plaza in New York looks great:





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Old September 26th, 2005, 07:53 PM   #11
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Boxes can be amazing when done right.
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Old September 26th, 2005, 07:59 PM   #12
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To get away from the boxy side of things here's what I think will join the ranks of black beauties if built:

[img]http://************/dr42hf.jpg[/img]

I've heard mixed reactions about this one but it'll look fantastic from ground level and from far away.
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Old September 26th, 2005, 08:15 PM   #13
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^That tower will be great.

Interesting towers, but a beauty? The Kio Towers (aka Puerta de Europa) in Madrid:





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Old September 26th, 2005, 10:10 PM   #14
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Other black buildings in NYC that didn't get mentioned.

Bankers Trust Plaza (Rumored for demolition)


One Penn Plaza


TWT and some other black buildings with it


TWC


Trump Intl Hotel & Tower


Hearst Tower


Metlife Bldg


Metropolitain Tower


Millenium Broadway


Millenium Hilton


Morton Sq


Paramount Plaza


Some black buildings on both ends of this shot


Random House Tower


1 Sutton Pl North


NY Merchandise Mart
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Old September 26th, 2005, 11:25 PM   #15
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TRUMP TOWER NY

my favourite
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Old September 27th, 2005, 12:38 AM   #16
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Toronto's Dominion Centre, towers designed by Mies Van der Rohe:

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The originals, 860-880 Lakeshore drive

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Quote:
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TRUMP TOWER NY

my favourite
Yup, this one along Trump World Tower are my favorites...

Trump Tower:





TWT:

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I always thought that the Trump Tower was more reddish than blackish.
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