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Old December 12th, 2005, 12:51 AM   #1
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Second best looking Spire

So.......what do you think is the second best looking Spire in the world???? Post some pics

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Old December 12th, 2005, 01:38 AM   #2
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Chrysler Building in NYC!!! Or, in a pinch, Empire State Building in the same burg...
enough to make anyone weak...........
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Old December 12th, 2005, 03:17 AM   #3
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Church Of Our Saviour in Copenhagen

Or Copenhagen City Hall ( on the right )

( maybe not the best looking in the world... but )

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Old December 12th, 2005, 03:30 AM   #4
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This thread should be what is the second best looking spire because nothing else comes close to this:
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Old December 12th, 2005, 03:42 AM   #5
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^Yup
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Old December 12th, 2005, 03:44 AM   #6
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Totally!!
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Old December 12th, 2005, 03:45 AM   #7
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Yeah, everyone is going to vote Chrysler, might as well make it for second best.
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Old December 12th, 2005, 05:52 AM   #8
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Second best is either TwoPru in Chicago USA or Jin Mao. What do you think? I really dont know if ESB has a 'spire', it has an antenna.
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Old December 12th, 2005, 05:57 AM   #9
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Second best is either TwoPru in Chicago USA or Jin Mao. What do you think? I really dont know if ESB has a 'spire', it has an antenna.
No, please... not antennae.. only true spires.
It is one of my pet peeves when people consider antennae to be
spires on their highrises.
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Old December 12th, 2005, 06:01 AM   #10
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No, please... not antennae.. only true spires.
It is one of my pet peeves when people consider antennae to be
spires on their highrises.
I agree, entirely. I was stating that the Empire State Building doesn't really have a spire, so it shouldn't count.
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Old December 12th, 2005, 05:44 PM   #11
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Chrysler obviously
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Old December 12th, 2005, 06:33 PM   #12
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big up on the chrysler
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Old December 12th, 2005, 11:09 PM   #13
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The reason the top Chrysler Bldg looks like that was b/c Walter P Chrysler wanted it to resemble the gas grill on the car.
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Old December 12th, 2005, 11:32 PM   #14
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Chrysler!
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Old December 12th, 2005, 11:35 PM   #15
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Alright, what's the second best looking Spire in the world??
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Old December 13th, 2005, 12:17 AM   #16
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In order to avoid sounding repetitive, I think Baiyoke Tower, Jin Mao Tower, petronas Towers, Q1, The Centre (Hong Kong), and Central Plaza all have very nice pinnacles. CITIC Plaza and BoCHK also makes good uses of spires too.
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Old December 13th, 2005, 01:38 AM   #17
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the more i think about it the more i am leaning towards chrysler's spire
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Old December 14th, 2005, 04:34 AM   #18
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Chrysler & Empire.
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Old December 14th, 2005, 09:46 PM   #19
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The ESB doesn't have a spire, that pointy thing on it is an antennae that was added in the 50's.
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Old December 15th, 2005, 04:51 AM   #20
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Transamericas spire looks nice, especially at night:


Obviously Chrsyler is #1
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