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Old April 26th, 2007, 08:21 PM   #1
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Your cities top 3 buildings in total of height

1.Towers of the Americas 750 ft....spire included
2.Marriott Rivercenter....546 ft....spire included
3.Hyatt Convention Center...(u/c)...450

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1746ft. thats it....not a large city
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Old April 27th, 2007, 03:41 AM   #2
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Toronto

3695 feet
1126 metres

Canadian National 1815 feet
First Canadian 978 feet
Scotia Plaza 902 feet
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Old April 28th, 2007, 06:26 PM   #3
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1 Sears Tower 1,451ft / 442m
2 Aon Center 1,136ft / 346m
3 John Hancock Center 1,127ft / 344m


Total: 3714ft/1132m

Chicago
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Old April 28th, 2007, 06:56 PM   #4
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Los Angeles

1. US Bank Tower 1,018ft/310m
2. Aon Center 858ft/262m
3. Cal Plaza 2 750ft/229m

Total: 2626ft/801m
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Old April 28th, 2007, 07:16 PM   #5
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Hong Kong

2 IFC - 415m
Central Plaza - 374m
Bank of China Tower - 367m
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Old April 28th, 2007, 08:01 PM   #6
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Austin


Frost Bank Tower-515' 157 m




One American Center-395' 120m



One Congress Plaza-391' 119 m




In a few years:

501 Congress Avenue-705', 215 m



The Austonian-700', 213 m



360 Condominiums-580', 172 m(currently under construction, around 17-18th floor)

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Old April 28th, 2007, 08:16 PM   #7
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Russia Tower , 612m (under construction)
Moscow State University , 236m
Empire State Building , 449m
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Old April 28th, 2007, 08:42 PM   #8
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Frankfurt

"Europaturm" 338 M
"Commerzbank-Tower" 300 M With spire (259 without)
"Messeturm" 257M

= 895 Metres
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Old May 1st, 2007, 04:38 PM   #9
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1 Sears Tower 1,451ft / 442m
2 Aon Center 1,136ft / 346m
3 John Hancock Center 1,127ft / 344m


Total: 3714ft/1132m

Chicago
is this without spires....hehe you should have included em....LOLOLOLOL.....sry that wouldnt be tha American way! ! ! ...lololololol
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Old May 2nd, 2007, 04:47 AM   #10
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Atlanta:

Bank of America - 1,023'
Suntrust Plaza - 871'
One Atlantic Center - 820

Total = 2,714'
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Old May 2nd, 2007, 07:44 AM   #11
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Melbourne to top of roof:
Eureka tower 297m
Rialto towers 251m
Bourke Place 224m

Melbourne to top of spire:
Eureka tower 297m
120 Collins St 264m
101 Collins St 260m


Eureka thanks to Curtain.

120 (left) and 101 Collins thanks to Yardmaster

Rialto thanks to Grollo.
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Bourke Place (fat one in middle) thanks to Mugley. Also now that I think of it Melbourne's top three to roof.
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Old May 3rd, 2007, 09:38 AM   #12
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Pittsburgh:

841' US Steel Tower - 64 stories (1970)
725' One Mellon Center - 54 stories (1983)
635' One PPG Place - 40 stories (1984)
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2201'

671 meters
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Old May 4th, 2007, 12:16 AM   #13
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well here in Macclesfield i think we may just be able to scrape about 60m with two 15 stories towers...
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Old May 5th, 2007, 06:36 PM   #14
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most of the height of buildings in my city are unknown, so i'll give an approximation from the floor count

Penang

1. KOMTAR Tower - 65 - stories 232m
2. The Cove Block D - 42 stories (x 3.5m) - 147m
3. The Cove Block A, B, C - 41 stories (x 3.5m) - 143.5m (err...how should i calculate this?)

total = 522.5m (no. 3 treated as 1 building)

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Old May 5th, 2007, 06:41 PM   #15
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Kuala Lumpur

1. Petronas Twin Tower 1 - 88 stories - 452m
1. Petronas Twin Tower 2 - 88 stories - 452m
3. Telekom Tower - 55 stories - 310m

total = 1214m

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Old May 6th, 2007, 01:05 AM   #16
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is a meter 3.26ft?.....i dont know and lazy...so could someone do the math of meters to feet for me? Thnkx
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Old May 7th, 2007, 08:02 PM   #17
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Rotterdam,

Nationale Nederlanden 151M
Montevideo 140M
Milleniumtower 134M

+ total 425 meters.
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Old May 8th, 2007, 04:47 PM   #18
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Now I'll make you laugh...
Copenhagen:

Christiansborg 103m

The City Hall Tower 103m

Skt Nikolajs Church 90m

=296m

...All of them are with spires
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Old May 9th, 2007, 11:00 AM   #19
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Now I'll make you laugh...
Copenhagen:

Christiansborg 103m

The City Hall Tower 103m

Skt Nikolajs Church 90m

=296m

...All of them are with spires
I like European cities, they are actually very classy in looks
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Old May 9th, 2007, 11:06 AM   #20
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San Francisco:

Transamerica Pyramid: 260 m 853 ft

555 California Street: 237 m 779 ft

345 California Street: 212 m 695 ft

Total: 709 m 2327 ft


Oakland:

Ordway Building: 123 m 404 ft

Kaiser Center: 119 m 390 ft

Lake Merritt Plaza: 113 m 371 ft

Total: 355 m 1165 ft

San Jose:

City Hall: 87 m 285 ft

Sobrato Office Tower: 85 m 280 ft

San Jose Marriott: 82 m 268 ft

Total: 254 m 833 ft
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