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View Poll Results: Which commercial complex is better?
Pacific Place (Hong Kong) 42 38.89%
Rockefeller Centre (New York) 66 61.11%
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Old December 16th, 2005, 04:07 PM   #21
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Old November 3rd, 2006, 12:51 PM   #22
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rockefeller center for me!
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Old November 4th, 2006, 03:09 AM   #23
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I don't understand how these two complexes came out at random for a comparison. Rockefeller Center had a whole different purpose when it was conceived and its scope and objective were far different than what Pacific Place was designed for. The two aren't even remotely close in historic, economic, commercial, and social impact. Why would anyone even think of comparing a new 3-tower complex in Hong Kong with a 19-tower complex from over half a century ago? Am I missing the logic here?
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Old November 4th, 2006, 03:27 AM   #24
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so what is being compared here?

Isn't it like comparing apples with oranges? -- well, it doesn't make sense to me, so let's not let it turn into another shouting match.
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Old November 4th, 2006, 08:43 PM   #25
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Old November 5th, 2006, 08:33 AM   #26
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As much as I like Pacific Place, Rockerfeller wins this hands down.

For Pacific Place, the Conrad, Shangri-la, Marriott and PP2 are somewhat interestingly shaped, PP1 is just a box...
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Old November 5th, 2006, 03:50 PM   #27
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pacific please.
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Old November 5th, 2006, 07:49 PM   #28
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Rockefeller Centre 4 sure...awesome!
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Old November 6th, 2006, 02:14 PM   #29
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I'd chose Rockefeller Centre.
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Old November 6th, 2006, 06:47 PM   #30
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That's an easy one. Rockefeller Centre of course.
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Old November 6th, 2006, 11:58 PM   #31
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Wow... so many American flags, is it always like this... crazy...
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Old November 10th, 2006, 04:56 AM   #34
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Wow... so many American flags, is it always like this... crazy...

Guess where Rockefeller is located?
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Old November 12th, 2006, 01:37 AM   #35
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the rockefeller center is more "charismatic"
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Old November 13th, 2006, 03:18 AM   #36
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The elegant, the classic, the unique Rockefeller Center.
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Slightly OTT with the flags, it distracts the eye and cheapens the setting IMO
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Pacific Place draws pedestrians away from the streets and into an artificially climate-controlled shopping mall. Also, it has few unique attractions compared to the skating rink, outdoor plaza, etc. of the Rockefeller Center.

The choice is quite obvious for me.
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Old November 16th, 2006, 03:33 AM   #39
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Quote:
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Wow... so many American flags, is it always like this... crazy...
Yeah, I don't like it either and I find it tasteless to have so many of them. But then when a country like China [tastelessly] displays 20 national flags at a landmark I can easily imagine westerners screaming "Propaganda."

Things ought to be viewed in more relative terms.
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I remember when it used to be all flags. 911 changed that. Still I don't think it is distracting and tasteless. This is our country why and how could it be tastless?
It may be a bit much but overly patriotic is a better term than tasteless. Still I see where you are coming from.
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