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Old May 5th, 2007, 01:00 AM   #841
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It doesn't take much to dominate the LA skyline.
Everybody always rants on LA. for not having a sufficient amount of skyscrapers in it's arsenal. You all must remember that NYC is a vertical city designed for subway use, where LA is a horizontal megalopolis built for the automobile. In many aspects Los Angeles is considered a more urban environment than NYC.

But...back to the Freedom Tower>>>

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BUT THIS IS NYC>>>
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Old May 5th, 2007, 01:06 AM   #842
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Everybody always rants on LA. for not having a sufficient amount of skyscrapers in it's arsenal. You all must remember that NYC is a vertical city designed for subway use, where LA is a horizontal megalopolis built for the automobile. In many aspects Los Angeles is considered a more urban environment than NYC.
I'm not "ranting on LA". I am from LA myself, and it is just a simple fact that it doesn't have much of a skyline. There's tons of flat land down here so they've never really built upwards with a passion. There's nothing wrong with that, I'm just pointing out that LA is a poor example to use when talking about "dominating" buildings.
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Old May 5th, 2007, 01:13 AM   #843
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Lets also not forget that until 1958, buildings were limited to 150 feet due to city ordinance. That combined with earthquake risk has historically kept the skyline low until recently.
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Old May 5th, 2007, 01:17 AM   #844
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I'm not just pointing at you, I hear the question all the time by people who live outside the county, "why is LA's skyline soo weak?". People just have to understand that LA is a different kind of urban environment than Chi-Town and NYC.
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Old May 5th, 2007, 01:44 AM   #845
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That weird life ring looking thing at the base of the spire looks hideous.
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Old May 5th, 2007, 02:41 AM   #846
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I love the picture of new WTC complex model... Can't wait to see all of them to get built!
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Old May 5th, 2007, 05:11 AM   #847
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I dont belive in this project they never start???
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Old May 5th, 2007, 05:21 AM   #848
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I dont belive in this project they never start???
No offense. But a simple flip of 5 pages and I am sure you will see this project started quite a while ago. How many times does this have to be said?
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Old May 5th, 2007, 06:16 AM   #849
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it will prolly be said forever. We will have 4 towers and there will be people saying "its a government conspiracy, i dont belive the towers exist"
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Old May 5th, 2007, 07:11 AM   #850
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Here are some rarely seen renderings:

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Old May 5th, 2007, 08:04 AM   #851
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Nice renders...
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Old May 5th, 2007, 08:30 AM   #852
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it will prolly be said forever. We will have 4 towers and there will be people saying "its a government conspiracy, i dont belive the towers exist"
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Old May 5th, 2007, 10:52 AM   #853
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Wow.... Very beautiful rendering! It making me wanting to touch it in reality.
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Old May 5th, 2007, 11:11 AM   #854
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I dont belive in this project they never start???
I recommend spending a day behind the groundzero cam. there not much progress, but they are working on it.
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Old May 5th, 2007, 11:13 AM   #855
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My biggest beef with the towers is no symmetry in the buildings. Each one is fine by itself but as a whole they don't work for me.
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Old May 5th, 2007, 03:08 PM   #856
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great renders, thank you for posting
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Old May 5th, 2007, 05:37 PM   #857
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Nice renders, Threehundred
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Old May 5th, 2007, 11:30 PM   #858
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The renders are amazing. However, the only thing I dont like is that WTC2 is directley behind the FT. Resulting in one of the towers being blocked depending on your viewpoint.
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Old May 6th, 2007, 12:52 AM   #859
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wow, those are beautiful renders..
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Old May 6th, 2007, 05:06 AM   #860
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Can someone give us an idea of just how strong and massive this building really is? Because, looking in the earthcam, the site looks so small because the WTC site is so large.
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