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Old September 20th, 2007, 07:55 AM   #1
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Skyscrapers of old and new under construction

any building i woudl upload a pic but im haveing troble with my photobucet
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Old September 20th, 2007, 08:52 AM   #2
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Trinity and U.S. Realty Buildings

Well, a quick one. This are the Trinity and U.S Realty Buildings in NYC. Those towers are between the 90-105 meter height. The u/c pic was taken around 1904 and the full render was a drawing from 1905.

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Old September 20th, 2007, 09:26 PM   #3
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heres the pan am / met life building under construction sometime in the early 60s nodice how white the building looks compaired to now



and heres the US Bank tower under constion in 1988 in LA


heres the sears tower in 1972



and the citygroup center in NYC being built in 1976


heres the hancock centert in chicago it looks so huge compaired to the sourding buidlings




same can be said for the empire state building




as well as the WTC they still looked really tall untill they build the WFC complex from 1985 to 1988 as seen in this 1985 picture

and heres a 1988 pic



heres the trump world tower being constucted in late 2000 possbley early 2001

and heres a building going up in LA in 1991 idk whitch one this is

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Old September 20th, 2007, 11:22 PM   #4
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such old construction pics are impressive!!!
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Old September 21st, 2007, 03:20 AM   #5
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such old construction pics are impressive!!!
i was evrey happy to find the ones of the US Bank tower from 1988 just 2 years before it was finshed in 1990
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Old September 21st, 2007, 05:21 AM   #6
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Petronas Twin Towers



Taipei 101




Chrysler Building




CN Tower




Space Needle




Eiffel Tower




Turning Torso




Swiss Re




Burj Al Arab

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Old September 21st, 2007, 05:30 AM   #7
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Hong Kong

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2005 October


2007 April


2007 August



Langham Place

2003 March





2005 October

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Old September 21st, 2007, 05:59 AM   #8
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Good idea charmedone ... Great thread. Here's one of the CN Tower.

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Old September 21st, 2007, 08:00 AM   #9
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oh man i love these sort of pics, more more!
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Old September 21st, 2007, 08:08 AM   #10
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Here are some pics from downtown Los Angeles. Construction pics of downtown Los Angeles are really hard to find.

Arco Towers




611 Place



Bank of America Plaza



Department of Water and Power


Wells Fargo Tower


Gas Company Tower



550 S. Hope Street



Two California Plaza



One California Plaza


Figueroa at Wilshire and 777 Tower (pic from top of page)
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Old September 21st, 2007, 09:53 PM   #11
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Here are some more pics:

Maina City (Chicago)



Woolworth Building (NYC)


[img]http://pro.******************/BE044592.jpg?size=67&uid={ef137e09-0100-4b20-bbb5-6b85eb969014}[/img]

Chrysler Building (NYC)



MetLife Building (NYC)


City Hall (Toronto)


United Nations (NYC)
[img]http://pro.******************/UKD806INP.jpg?size=67&uid={4d792ea5-6bbd-4785-a242-0180592036e2}[/img]
[img]http://pro.******************/U915490ACME.jpg?size=67&uid={21bcc74e-6136-49e4-b938-acd6abf58179}[/img]

WTC (NYC)
[img]http://pro.******************/BE030427.jpg?size=67&uid={cb3ffc50-11c0-4e1e-9540-a235fdc225f2}[/img]
[img]http://pro.******************/GE001169.jpg?size=67&uid={d26ccc5c-629e-4d91-a546-7a784f80ef52}[/img]
[img]http://pro.******************/U1693273.jpg?size=67&uid={169cddd2-ffa1-46fe-860c-695d33698011}[/img]
[img]http://pro.******************/RT001350.jpg?size=67&uid={7043c0de-e4e3-438b-8d2f-d3d2670a5831}[/img]
[img]http://pro.******************/GE001164.jpg?size=67&uid={d1424396-81f1-45c1-9424-b1d31afba7de}[/img]

One Atlantic Center (Atlanta)



Wells Fargo Center (LA)


City Hall (LA)
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Old September 24th, 2007, 05:28 AM   #12
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Old September 24th, 2007, 05:44 AM   #13
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Wow, those Warsaw pictures are awsome, esp. the early "tower" cranes. Great shots.!!!
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Old September 24th, 2007, 10:14 AM   #14
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Anyone have ones of the Transamerica Pyramid being built?
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Old September 25th, 2007, 01:29 AM   #15
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great pics keep them up
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Old September 25th, 2007, 01:36 AM   #16
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The Tansamerica Pyramid , from google









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Old September 25th, 2007, 06:44 AM   #17
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Key Tower (Cleveland, Ohio)






JPMorgan Chase Tower (Houston, Texas)

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Old September 25th, 2007, 07:42 AM   #18
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Key Tower (Cleveland, Ohio)






JPMorgan Chase Tower (Houston, Texas)

u have any of the US Bnak tower in LA i was onlly able to find 1
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Old September 25th, 2007, 09:32 PM   #19
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I couldn't find any. As I said, old construction pics from downtown Los Angeles are hard to find.
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Old September 25th, 2007, 09:54 PM   #20
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Charmedone, your English is really damn poor... Where are you from, if I may ask?

Fantabulous impressions btw, keep them comin dudes!
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