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Old October 18th, 2006, 03:03 PM   #1
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Separated At Birth Buildings?

It's said that everyone has a twin somewhere...Post pictures of a building which resembles another building in a different city!
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Old October 18th, 2006, 10:57 PM   #2
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Goldman Sachs Tower, Jersey City



One International Finance Center, Hong Kong



Scotia Plaza, Toronto



Trump Tower, New York City



One Canada Square, London



World Financial Center, New York City



Swiss Re, London



Torre Agbar, Barcelona

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Old October 19th, 2006, 12:17 AM   #3
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OMG... I was SO going to create this thread just a few days ago, same name and all!!!

I have a pair I'll post soon!
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Old October 19th, 2006, 12:36 AM   #4
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Bellsouth Tower (Batman Building)
Nashville, TN, USA



Melbourne Central Office Tower
Melbourne, AU

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Old October 19th, 2006, 12:45 AM   #5
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I'm gonna look for a larger photo of the first building... sorry.
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Office building, I don't know its name (Rotterdam)

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Old October 19th, 2006, 07:52 AM   #6
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Century Plaza Towers, Los Angeles (architect: Minoru Yamasaki)


World Trade Center, New York City (architect: Minoru Yamasaki)
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Old October 20th, 2006, 01:59 AM   #7
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Century Plaza Towers, Los Angeles (architect: Minoru Yamasaki)


World Trade Center, New York City (architect: Minoru Yamasaki)
i dont think these count
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Old October 20th, 2006, 08:46 PM   #8
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not at all.
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Old October 20th, 2006, 10:45 PM   #9
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The Emirates Towers and the Renault Tower [planned for Ramat Gan, Is]


looks like the siamic twins sapareted in two!
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Old October 21st, 2006, 02:31 AM   #10
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The Emirates Towers and the Renault Tower [planned for Ramat Gan, Is]


looks like the siamic twins sapareted in two!
I disagree with this one but there's a building in San Francisco that resembles your first one.
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Old October 21st, 2006, 03:01 PM   #11
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Banca di Roma 19?? (Milano, Italy)


"La Jirafa" 1957 (Oviedo, Spain)

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Old October 21st, 2006, 07:39 PM   #12
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heh heh... cool :P
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Old October 24th, 2006, 08:15 AM   #13
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U.S. Bank Tower



and

this one in Singapore (sorry..forgot the name)

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Old October 24th, 2006, 08:29 AM   #14
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Banca di Roma 19?? (Milano, Italy)


"La Jirafa" 1957 (Oviedo, Spain)




I think these are triplets. Too bad the one in NYC wants a facelift.
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Old October 24th, 2006, 12:24 PM   #15
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U.S. Bank Tower

and

this one in Singapore (sorry..forgot the name)
The Singapore building is the UOB Plaza. And interestingly it's exactly 100 feet shorter than the US Bank Tower in Los Angeles.

Here's another LA-Singapore lookalike pair - both buildings sit 45 degrees off-axis to the street:

United California Bank Plaza (formerly Sanwa Bank Plaza), Los Angeles:


Republic Plaza, Singapore:
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Old October 24th, 2006, 04:05 PM   #16
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Pirelli Tower, Milan:


Alpha Tower, Birmingham:
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