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10 2,150 65.75%
9.5 355 10.86%
9 202 6.18%
8.5 56 1.71%
8 69 2.11%
7.5 36 1.10%
7 37 1.13%
6.5 12 0.37%
6 10 0.31%
5.5 9 0.28%
5 10 0.31%
4.5 10 0.31%
4 24 0.73%
3.5 60 1.83%
3 Or Less 230 7.03%
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Old November 27th, 2004, 10:05 AM   #121
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My second fav skyline. Just mindblowing and a 10/10 of course.

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Old November 28th, 2004, 08:53 AM   #122
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My favourite in North America! 10/10
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Old December 3rd, 2004, 03:04 AM   #123
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I live In New Jersey so I see NYC alot great city something always going on. The skyline has always been one of the world's finest but it's starting to slip against emerging cities like Shanghai,and Taipei. Thought the new Freedom tower just might bring my vote up to a 10.

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Old December 9th, 2004, 01:33 PM   #124
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I'm from Chicago, and New York is undeniably a 10. Only three skylines in the world deserve a 10--New York, Hong Kong, and Chicago

New York of course has two skylines. The reason for this: the island of Manhattan is actually composed of very sturdy bedrock at its southern tip, but that bedrock soon gives way to a soft layer unable to support very tall buildings. Then, the bedrock returns again at Midtown. This is why the skyline of Manhattan is so high at Lower Manhattan, only to lower itself significantly, and then rise back up to incredible heights at Midtown. Imagine if Lower Manhattan and Midtown were continuous? That'd be so amazing. Nevertheless, either Lower Manhattan or Midtown standing alone could blow away most of the competition.

Where I think New York has the edge on Chicago is in the following two respects (and I a lot of Chicago people are going to get on my case for this):
(1) Manhattan has so many mid-range buildings around 10-25 stories that it is able to sustain that dense, canyon feel (that I just dig so much) over a more widespread area. Chicago is definitely very dense, but that density drops off significantly after you get north of North Avenue (although the high-rises apartments continue in force in a thin strip along the lakefront).
(2) Although Chicago is one of the greatest architectural centers in the world, displaying a really broad away of styles, I think Manhattan has a slightly more historical feel to it. This is not to say that Chicago's architecture is not as varied as Manhattan's, but when I look at both skylines as a whole, Manhattan edges Chicago out. I think a strong case can be made for the fact that Chicago is filling in the area north of the Loop, known as River North, with some pretty nondescript architectural catastrophes.
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Old December 20th, 2004, 04:06 AM   #125
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10....was there a couple years ago and it is absolutly breathtaking.
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Old December 23rd, 2004, 05:18 PM   #126
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10/10- This is as good as it gets!
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Old December 28th, 2004, 11:55 AM   #127
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a definite 10.
come one lets be serious, all choices below 9 should be removed.
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Old January 3rd, 2005, 12:55 AM   #128
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10/10
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Old January 8th, 2005, 02:31 PM   #129
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This is a city!

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Old January 10th, 2005, 04:38 AM   #130
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New York - so nice they had to name it twice
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Old January 10th, 2005, 05:14 AM   #131
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It's a beautiful skyline. Manhattan Island was well used. I'm sure most of the people giving it a low rating are either jealous or just "want to see what happens." That's very sad guys. I doubt many people honestly think New York deserves a low rating, unless you don't like high-rises or anything. But since this is a skyscraper website, I'm not sure what one would be doing on this site for that reason.
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Old January 11th, 2005, 12:06 AM   #132
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NYC is a 10 for me. Beautiful city.
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Old January 12th, 2005, 02:33 PM   #133
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the best view of NYC is when u drive from inland and you cross a bridge miles away, and on a clear day you can see down the river and accross the bay anf you are met with a giant wall of skyscrapers that covers the whole horizon. blew my socks off.
everyones gotta go to NYC at least once.

its also good to see, a non capital city kicking ass.


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Old January 17th, 2005, 03:41 PM   #134
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One of my 10 favorite skylines, even though the WTC is now gone... Haven't been there before, though...

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Old January 22nd, 2005, 09:16 AM   #135
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One of the best skylines I've ever seen

Okay, New York City is the only place in the world I want to visit right now. I'm really into architecture, and New York City has a great history in that field. Empire State Building.....Chrysler Building.....even with future projects, such as the Freedom Tower which will be built on the former site of the WTC.
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Old January 25th, 2005, 09:11 PM   #136
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100000....../10
best of the best
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Old January 26th, 2005, 02:09 PM   #137
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yeh NYC is alright

10/10

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Old January 26th, 2005, 02:11 PM   #138
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10/10 you just can't complain at the skyline best in the world. Anyone who has voted under 3 will be in a mental home getting help right now.
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Old January 31st, 2005, 05:28 AM   #139
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"New York City is the greatest damn city in the whole world!" Dave Mathews during his Central Park Concert

New York City is indeed the greatest damn city in the whole world!
20000/10
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Old February 6th, 2005, 01:08 AM   #140
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10! Need I say more?
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