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Old February 3rd, 2013, 05:02 PM   #3521
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One of the ugliest, if not the ugliest tower in Dubai, in my opinion, the (older) Al Attar Tower
Gold rings with green glass...a crime.

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Compared to the two next to it, that one looks like a gem :p
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Old February 3rd, 2013, 09:26 PM   #3522
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Talking about New York. I've never liked 712 Fifth Avenue.
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Old February 3rd, 2013, 09:29 PM   #3523
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Really bland and tasteless.
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Old February 3rd, 2013, 10:19 PM   #3524
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There was a tower overlooking Central Park that was an International Modernist tower, but with curved arches at the top of the window rows. I found it really ugly. I think it has a blank wall, too.
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Old February 3rd, 2013, 10:28 PM   #3525
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Where was it located?
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Old February 3rd, 2013, 10:32 PM   #3526
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Found it, 'Park Lane Hotel'

And I was right, it has a hideous blank wall.


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Old February 3rd, 2013, 10:33 PM   #3527
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I guess you mean the Park Lane Hotel.
http://www.cheaphotels.ie/hotel-imag.../2714_92_b.jpg

edit, i see you found it already.
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Old February 4th, 2013, 03:26 PM   #3528
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Found it, 'Park Lane Hotel'

And I was right, it has a hideous blank wall.


Looks good in my opinion
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Old February 4th, 2013, 10:42 PM   #3529
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Because you don't care about cladding, of course it looks good.

The concrete walls on that tower are unacceptable. One of the top priorities in midtown for a reclad.
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Old February 4th, 2013, 10:49 PM   #3530
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Barcelona

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Old February 5th, 2013, 03:04 AM   #3531
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Because you don't care about cladding, of course it looks good.

The concrete walls on that tower are unacceptable. One of the top priorities in midtown for a reclad.
But it might've been built at a time when codes were different. Its side walls are contiguous with 2 properties. So conceivably, they could build similar height towers there, so that would negate any windows you would have on the solid side walls.

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I luv it. Absolutely mad and whimsical!!
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Old February 5th, 2013, 04:20 AM   #3533
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Old February 5th, 2013, 04:24 AM   #3534
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What is this Las Vegas resort building doing in NYC?
Back in the early 1950's, the "Americana" was considered hot.

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Old February 5th, 2013, 04:27 AM   #3535
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This thing is a monster. Disturbingly huge, uniquely brutal, and the central tower in particular is the epitome of tackiness (who the hell thought of combining a clock, an Islamic inscription and a minaret-like structure?)
It's like they said, "how much stuff can you throw onto one building and make it all really, really big"
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Old February 5th, 2013, 05:04 PM   #3536
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This is the type of architecture that people either hate it or love it. I love it.
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Old February 5th, 2013, 10:51 PM   #3537
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ntt docomo shinagawa building
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If it would't have these weird sides it was somewhat better.
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Old February 6th, 2013, 12:21 AM   #3538
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Shell Centre in London is awful. It's always been considered an eyesore from across the river, and reminds me of a communist government building.
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Old February 6th, 2013, 02:06 AM   #3539
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If it would't have these weird sides it was somewhat better.
I like that!
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Old February 6th, 2013, 06:05 AM   #3540
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The color, the white outline, the ugly striped cone on top of it.
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