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Old September 1st, 2010, 08:28 PM   #661
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New rumor allegedly from someone contracting the glass: the glass cladding is laced with fiber optics to change the lighting of the tower skin, almost like Torre Agbar in Barcelona
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Old September 1st, 2010, 08:32 PM   #662
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New rumor allegedly from someone contracting the glass: the glass cladding is laced with fiber optics to change the lighting of the tower skin, almost like Torre Agbar in Barcelona
Whatchu talkin' bout Willis?!?!
If this were true the tower just became about 100000000 times dreamier than it already is.
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Old September 1st, 2010, 09:49 PM   #663
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First an NBA team, now this. OKC's got a promising future.
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 12:52 AM   #664
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First an NBA team, now this. OKC's got a promising future.
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 05:44 AM   #665
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New rumor allegedly from someone contracting the glass: the glass cladding is laced with fiber optics to change the lighting of the tower skin, almost like Torre Agbar in Barcelona
Excellent rumor.
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 06:11 AM   #666
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Thanks Dewey Bartlett! OKC's kicking our ass and all you can do is fire shit. Great mayor imo. Oh well, congrats OKC. I may have to soon concede that the Tulsa v OKC race may finally be ending with the capitol pulling ahead.
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 07:14 AM   #667
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Iam still repeating learn from saudi arabia projects and all of arab countries,

Arab countries arrived at 1600M {Mile high tower } (saudi arabia ) and 1250 M {mamlaka jeddah tower } in jeddah city and (665) in Mecca city { Makkah Royal clock towers } ( saudi arabia )

and 826 M ( united arab of emirates ) { Khalifa tower }

and in Kuwait { Mubarak tower } ( 1001 M )
and in Bahrain ( MUrjan towers ) {1150 M }

Now are You shy of what You had did of challenging?
and
Now You understanded we are Nothing of arab countries espically what I said Up.???????????
we are too old and poor and we will still , If our presidents like that? didn't think like the arab 's ????
to when????????????!!!!!!!!!! houses like boxes and they are in palaces and very magnificent roads and huge malls
last month I gone to saudi arabia ( riyadh the capital ) for working at { Hyper panda super markets ) (((( Not like in the philippines )))) so magnificent.

and I hope we will be treated like humans not like animals at a cage (((((( Philippines ))))))))


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This guy is crazy! Can somebody please ban him or something?

Back to the topic, what a beautiful building!
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 07:20 AM   #668
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I am still repeating:

learn from arab countries

You're challenging in 250M and 280 M and Arab countries arrived at 1600M {Mile high tower } (saudi arabia ) and 1250 M {mamlaka jeddah tower } in jeddah city and (665) in Mecca city { Makkah Royal clock towers } ( saudi arabia )

and 826 M ( united arab of emirates ) { Khalifa tower }

and in Kuwait { Mubarak tower } ( 1001 M )
and in Bahrain ( MUrjan towers ) {1150 M }

Now are You shy of what You had did of challenging?
and
Now You understanded we are Nothing of arab countries espically what I said Up.???????????
we are too old and poor and we will still , If our presidents like that? didn't think like the arab 's ????
to when????????????!!!!!!!!!! houses like boxes and they are in palaces and very magnificent roads and huge malls
last month I gone to saudi arabia ( riyadh the capital ) for working at { Hyper panda super markets ) (((( Not like in the philippines )))) so magnificent.

and I hope we will be treated like humans not like animals at a cage (((((( Philippines ))))))))


Maraming salamt .
akoy namamaalam.
Yes, let's learn from the mistakes and evils that Arab countries have made. Let's not copy the evils that repressive Arab regimes have done to their people.

Let's go back to the topic, for pete's sake!
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 09:34 AM   #669
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Thanks Dewey Bartlett! OKC's kicking our ass and all you can do is fire shit. Great mayor imo. Oh well, congrats OKC. I may have to soon concede that the Tulsa v OKC race may finally be ending with the capitol pulling ahead.
" Hang in there !" Ever heard of ' boom and bust ' cycles? Most cities experience them. Right now, OKC's " on a roll " . This happens to most progressive cities, over a span of time. Tulsa's ' moment in the spotlight ' will, eventually, come. Then, perhaps, IT will become " the Envy of Oklahoma " . WHO knows? There might, even, be a " supertall " in Tulsa's future!
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 04:00 PM   #670
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" Hang in there !" Ever heard of ' boom and bust ' cycles? Most cities experience them. Right now, OKC's " on a roll " . This happens to most progressive cities, over a span of time. Tulsa's ' moment in the spotlight ' will, eventually, come. Then, perhaps, IT will become " the Envy of Oklahoma " . WHO knows? There might, even, be a " supertall " in Tulsa's future!
Tulsa has soooo many surface lots downtown that need infill, it would take fo-eva to get a building of reasonable height Major SAD FACE

I'm so proud of OKC!
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 05:19 PM   #671
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Yeah, OKC has some how miraculously preserved a pretty tight and dense CBD throughout the years. The Devon Tower really just closed the last major open parking and has joined the Arts District skyline to the CBD. That portion of the urban core just flows so much better now IMO.

And why is some guy talking about us challenging the Middle East? I wasn't aware that higher towers made countries better. They must have some serious self-esteem problems.
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 08:40 PM   #672
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And why is some guy talking about us challenging the Middle East? I wasn't aware that higher towers made countries better. They must have some serious self-esteem problems.
Don't even bother with them...It's not worth it...
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Old September 2nd, 2010, 10:49 PM   #673
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" Hang in there !" Ever heard of ' boom and bust ' cycles? Most cities experience them. Right now, OKC's " on a roll " . This happens to most progressive cities, over a span of time. Tulsa's ' moment in the spotlight ' will, eventually, come. Then, perhaps, IT will become " the Envy of Oklahoma " . WHO knows? There might, even, be a " supertall " in Tulsa's future!
Hopefully. Im at OSU so i guess i should be a bit more neutral since I am in OKC's media market and whatever but Oklahoma City has advantages Tulsa will never have. 1) Being the seat of a state government, 2) Having over 600 square miles of land to build on, 3) Being the middle of a major north-south highway corridor, 4) Being closer to Dallas which does mean a lot in terms of trade, 5) A booming population, 6) A centralized position in the state, 7) A strong natural gas industry taking shape (Devon Tower), and 8) The two major research universities are either in suburbs or exurbs of OKC. Not lookin good.
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Old September 3rd, 2010, 03:47 AM   #674
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Dewey Bartlett AND the city council are all crooked schumcks... They need to be wiped clean and Kathy Taylor left a huge fiscal mess for Dewey and with that added on to his incompetence, yea...

I've said this since day one, Tulsa's potential is astounding. Not even so much that downtown needs to be filled in but just everywhere around needs some TLC. South Tulsa seems to still be rocking though.
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Old September 3rd, 2010, 04:49 AM   #675
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Tulsa's got some astounding architecture... the 1930's did you guys good. Your downtown does seem rather dead though.
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30s... 70s... 80s... were all very vibrant times for Tulsa. Then the oil bust hit and everything kind of went down hill from there. And among other things.
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Old September 3rd, 2010, 05:25 AM   #677
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Tulsa is prettier and more pleasing to The eye!It still has The State's best skyline,it would take OKC 2-3 more towers in The 400-600 ft to best it even with The Devon Tower!but OKC also has The NW Expwy skyline which is tall for a secondary skyline for a city it's size!
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Tulsa is prettier and more pleasing to The eye!It still has The State's best skyline,it would take OKC 2-3 more towers in The 400-600 ft to best it even with The Devon Tower!but OKC also has The NW Expwy skyline which is tall for a secondary skyline for a city it's size!
True, but Tulsa has about 4 or 5 "skylines"... All decent for Tulsa's size with at least 2-3 towers each.
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True, but Tulsa has about 4 or 5 "skylines"... All decent for Tulsa's size with at least 2-3 towers each.
I agree! When I lived there it was cool seeing the multiple skyline clusters around the city.

As for OKC driving in on NW Expressway from the NW was cool with all the towers there and the downtown OKC skyline in the distance.
I can't wait to drive it when Devon is finished.

For you OKC people, can you see the cranes from the NW yet?
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True, but Tulsa has about 4 or 5 "skylines"... All decent for Tulsa's size with at least 2-3 towers each.
Tulsa has secondary skylines wider and taller than OKC's NW Expwy?I'm not talking about those 3 gold towers!OKC has 3 skylines,dt,med district and nw expwy!
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