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View Poll Results: Rate Minny
10 279 25.95%
9,5 103 9.58%
9 192 17.86%
8,5 102 9.49%
8 96 8.93%
7,5 38 3.53%
7 63 5.86%
6,5 18 1.67%
6 13 1.21%
5,5 8 0.74%
5 18 1.67%
4,5 13 1.21%
4 18 1.67%
3,5 27 2.51%
3 or less 87 8.09%
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Old November 19th, 2010, 08:45 AM   #601
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The Minneapolis skyline is most impressive, especially from one of its many lakes (i.e. Lake Calhoun, Lake of the Isles, etc. or from Loring Park.) I remember this city from during the Mary Tyler Moore days, when all that stood out of the city's "skyline" were the Foshay Tower and the Northwestern Bank Bldg--before the I.D.S. Tower began its transformation from a big "town" to a true city. My, have you come a long way Minneapolis. My rating is a 9.0 (A-); I still feel that the Humphrey Stadium RUINS Minneapolis' skyline and belongs out in a suburb.
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Old November 30th, 2010, 06:36 AM   #602
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I had to go through and annotate this pic. When you look at a picture like this and notice the names of the architects involved in creating the Minneapolis skyline, it says something about the city's commitment to handsome design. Some of the lower buildings are pedestrian, but that's typical of every city.

And when you consider that many buildings not visible here are designed by stellar firms like Michael Graves, Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel and Herzog & DeMeuron, you have a city that really seems to care about quality.



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Here's a pic of Jean Nouvel's Guthrie Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. He won the Pritzker Prize after designing this building.




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Old December 1st, 2010, 10:40 PM   #603
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wow! go minneapolis, love the skyline it's a 9/10 from me.
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Old December 4th, 2010, 02:06 AM   #604
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Old December 4th, 2010, 02:10 AM   #605
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Old December 4th, 2010, 02:14 AM   #606
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Old December 14th, 2010, 09:27 PM   #608
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Old December 14th, 2010, 09:30 PM   #609
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Old December 14th, 2010, 11:11 PM   #610
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Sweeeet pic!
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Old December 15th, 2010, 01:49 AM   #611
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on the same level like L.A. ! 8 points
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Old December 15th, 2010, 10:16 PM   #614
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Exceptional! It blows away other cities the same size. If Minneapolis built 2-3 1000 footers, it would become my #3 skyline in the US.
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Old December 16th, 2010, 12:34 AM   #615
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Exceptional! It blows away other cities the same size. If Minneapolis built 2-3 1000 footers, it would become my #3 skyline in the US.
You took The words right outta my mouth,I have to agree with you 100%!
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Old December 17th, 2010, 09:06 PM   #616
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8/10. She is just like L.A, charming and beautiful.
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Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Atlanta imo are the skylines to look after NYC and Chicago.Very classy skylines and beautiful cities as well. 8.5/10
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Old January 26th, 2011, 02:48 AM   #619
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IDS Center look like the Thanksgiving Tower in Dallas.
correction: Thanksgiving tower in Dallas look like the IDS Center
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8.5/10
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