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Old October 19th, 2006, 04:02 AM   #1
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Old October 20th, 2006, 02:18 AM   #2
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Aucklands Sky Tower (328m)
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Old October 20th, 2006, 03:15 AM   #3
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Calgary Tower, Calgary, Canada



Ostankino Tower, Moscow, Russia



Eiffel Tower, Paris, France



Stratosphere, Las Vegas, USA



Space Needle, Seattle, USA



Tokyo Tower, Tokyo, Japan



Kuwait Towers, Kuwait City, Kuwait



Tashkent Tower, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Old October 20th, 2006, 07:02 AM   #4
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Whoops ... I thought I had Calgary Tower and Eiffel Tower in the first set. Thanks for the reminder!



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Old October 20th, 2006, 07:23 AM   #5
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Seoul Tower, Seoul, South Korea



CCTV Tower, Beijing, China



Pyongyang TV Tower, Pyongyang, North Korea

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Old October 20th, 2006, 07:32 AM   #6
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Some of these freestanding structures enchances skyline like the ones of Toronto, Sydney or Auckland. Especially Toronto, would this city have that attractive skyline if it didn't have The CN Tower?

BTW, does this count?

Ocean Park Tower, HK

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Old October 20th, 2006, 07:47 AM   #7
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Why isn't the Sydney Tower here?



We have tower from every continent, how about one for Africa

Telkom Joburg (formerly Hillbrow Tower), Johannesburg

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Some Texan cities have freestanding structures

Tower of The Americas, San Antonio


Reunion Tower, Dallas
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Old October 20th, 2006, 09:29 AM   #9
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Especially Toronto, would this city have that attractive skyline if it didn't have The CN Tower?
Yes. In fact, even moreso, since the tower has a strong minimizng effect on the rest of the skyline due to its extreme height.
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Old October 20th, 2006, 09:32 AM   #10
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Yes. In fact, even moreso, since the tower has a strong minimizng effect on the rest of the skyline due to its extreme height.
Yes and The CN Tower is the tallest freestanding structure. But what if Toronto has one or more scraper over 400 ft?
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Old October 20th, 2006, 03:43 PM   #12
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Why isn't the Sydney Tower here?
I'm showing pictures of towers from my travels. Since I have not been to Sydney, I have no picture. It looks like you haven't been either, because that is not your picture.
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Old October 20th, 2006, 03:53 PM   #13
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A while ago, I had a thread on the Many Views of CN Tower. Here is the link : http://skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=220491

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Old October 20th, 2006, 11:08 PM   #14
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how about Tashkent TV Tower?
on of the highest...
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Old October 20th, 2006, 11:50 PM   #15
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In that picture, what are the domes left to the base of the tower??
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Old October 21st, 2006, 01:10 AM   #16
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Tashkent Tower looks really neat and futuristic.
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Old October 21st, 2006, 03:28 AM   #17
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Yes and The CN Tower is the tallest freestanding structure. But what if Toronto has one or more scraper over 400 ft?
I have no idea what you're asking.
Do u really mean 400 metres? Because that's a pretty steep requirement that many cities with great skylines could meet.
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Old October 21st, 2006, 07:48 PM   #18
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Shukhov Towers

Shukhov Hyperboloid Tower in Moscow:

http://www.shukhov.org/tower.html

Shukhov towers on the Oka River:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shukhov..._the_Oka_River


Hyperboloid Tower of Port Kobe (Shukhov's Patent)

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Old October 23rd, 2006, 04:14 AM   #19
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Liberation Tower Kuwait

The tower is the current tallest structure in the middle-east.
its 372 Meters high, it accommodate a restaurant, observation deck and it is also used as a communication tower that serves kuwait's telephone and internet serves locally and internationaly.





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Old October 23rd, 2006, 04:50 AM   #20
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a couple from northern england



blackpool tower



thats emley moor radio tower,the tallest freestanding structure in the uk @ 1084ft

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