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Old August 13th, 2011, 06:15 AM   #1761
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Whitace Tower (One AT&T Plaza) in Dallas. This is the headquarters for the AT&T.

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Old August 13th, 2011, 07:08 AM   #1762
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Trump World Tower



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One Penn Plaza


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Old August 13th, 2011, 07:26 AM   #1763
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William Beaver House NYC

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Old August 13th, 2011, 08:00 AM   #1764
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What a boring and ugly design.
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Old August 13th, 2011, 08:46 AM   #1765
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I wouldn't say the Trump World Tower or the One Penn Plaza are ugly..
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Old August 14th, 2011, 04:12 AM   #1766
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We need a supertall in Warsaw, just so we won't have to live with this being the tallest building in the city.

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Old August 14th, 2011, 04:32 AM   #1767
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@lonelykatana there a few ugly towers in Dubai skyline but most of them are very nice , you're just beeing mean now
I wouldn't say that most of the towers are ugly, but Dubai has more than its fair share of tacky towers.
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Old August 14th, 2011, 06:51 AM   #1768
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you mad? the Trump world tower is gorgeous!
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Old August 14th, 2011, 02:34 PM   #1769
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We need a supertall in Warsaw, just so we won't have to live with this being the tallest building in the city.
But it's the best tower in our city...
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Old August 15th, 2011, 12:33 PM   #1770
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There are many towers looks like The Trump Tower, even in NYC.
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Old August 15th, 2011, 04:28 PM   #1771
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There are many towers looks like The Trump Tower, even in NYC.
It is the other way round; Trump looks like some older International Style buildings like the Seagram Building by Mies van der Rhoe.

There are new condos here that also were inspired by the same thing:

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Old August 15th, 2011, 09:54 PM   #1772
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Yeah, but you know what I mean.
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Old August 16th, 2011, 06:53 AM   #1774
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ewwwwwwwwww

I hate individual box balconies at the best of times, and even moreso when they have a cutesy arrangement.
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Old August 17th, 2011, 12:45 AM   #1775
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Good god, this would be ugly enough without those balconies,
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Old August 19th, 2011, 11:34 PM   #1776
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True story. And right in front of the amazing central station.
Actually it's the train station building that makes Astrid hotel look ugly.

If it had been located elsewhere in the city (in some of the more "mundane" areas of town) then the hotel would have looked like a decent little art deco wannabe thing. But now in it's current place it becomes an embarrassment as it dramatically contrasts to the glittering marble floored and walled epic and monumental central station right in front of it across the street (one of the two or three most beautiful classical train station buildings in the entire world).
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Old August 21st, 2011, 12:37 AM   #1777
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Looks like some parasitic growths

The balconies are a great idea. But poor execution of design and even worse colour scheme.
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Old August 21st, 2011, 01:46 AM   #1778
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I can't believe that no porteño commented on the ugliness of the Eva Peron Building... it is old, boring, missplaced (I know it was there before the construction of 9 de Julio Avenue, but anyway it should have been torn down with all the other really magnificient buildings that were destroyed for making place to the ave) and also is in bad condition... and with that ugly antenna...

Before the opening of the 9 de Julio Avenue:



After the opening of the avenue:



The name of the building isn't "Eva Peron". It's the MOP building or "Ministerio de Obras Publicas", built in 1936.

During the nineties it was proposed that the building should move westward releasing the avenue but this idea never materialized.

It's being completely restored.
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Old August 22nd, 2011, 09:01 AM   #1779
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The thing is, though.. in its defence, that was one heck of a futuristic building for 1936!!! WOW. Someone had a lot of vision, and I'm glad they did not tear it down.
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Old August 22nd, 2011, 12:40 PM   #1780
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What so futuristic about it? Seems quite old fashioned actually with the ornamental entrance.

I think it will look quite good when renovated though.
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