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Old December 5th, 2008, 09:25 AM   #1
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New York Chrysler vs Louisville Aegon

Aegon Center Louiville
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Chrysler Building New York




Two similar cities. Both skyscrapers about the same size and both with cool arcitecture. One old, one new. Which you like better?
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Old December 5th, 2008, 01:22 PM   #2
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Both skyscrapers 'about the same size'???
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Old December 5th, 2008, 05:26 PM   #3
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Is it even worth asking? He also thinks Louisville and New York are similar cities. In another thread, he has Louisville down as the 4th best skyline in North America. Might as well do what the rest of us are doing.
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Old December 5th, 2008, 11:00 PM   #4
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how is it the same size

Chrysler
1,046 ft

Aegon
538 ft

Thats a 500 ft difference

The cities are no where near similar.

Any way i prefer the Chrysler
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Old December 5th, 2008, 11:09 PM   #5
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Nether city is similar, Nether tower is about the same hight, and the Chrysler is better.
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Old December 6th, 2008, 12:19 AM   #6
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Someone’s taken too many drugs me thinks.
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Old December 6th, 2008, 12:55 AM   #7
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Chrysler of course. And probably one of the best ones ever built!
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Old December 6th, 2008, 04:52 AM   #8
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there is no highrise in the world that can compete with the greatest art deco building ever.

other than that, both cities are totally different ... as well as your mentioned buildings.
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Old December 8th, 2008, 02:24 AM   #9
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This is like comparing the Vatican to the small Catholic church down the street. Chrysler wins, end of story.
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Old December 8th, 2008, 05:45 AM   #10
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Agree with everyone : no building beats Chrysler's !!
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Old December 9th, 2008, 05:09 AM   #11
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Louisvilles Aegon Building is the same as the New York Chrysler Building? That is so brilliant its retarded!
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how is it the same size

Chrysler
1,046 ft

Aegon
538 ft

Thats a 500 ft difference

The cities are no where near similar.

Any way i prefer the Chrysler

A- you take off chryslers needle they about the same size

2- cities are both urban and if you count the whole state louisville is over 4 million

3- i still hold my opinion its a good comparison
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You're a laughable figure aren't you?
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Old December 10th, 2008, 01:08 PM   #14
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Louisville ?
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Old December 10th, 2008, 01:09 PM   #15
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The Chrysler building is a landmark of worldwide importance, one of the most distinctive buildings of the Art Deco era on the planet. The other one is...er...insignificant is a polite way to put it...
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A- you take off chryslers needle they about the same size

2- cities are both urban and if you count the whole state louisville is over 4 million

3- i still hold my opinion its a good comparison
Take of the pinnacle and it will be 925 ft still 400 ft difference. NYC has Nearly 9 million people and in its metropolitan area 22-23 million. NY has 27,000 people per sq mi. Manhattan alone has 1.7 million and is 70,000 people per sq mi

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I preferred the Old Commonwealth Building to the Aegon. But we ended up tearing it down for a plaza for the Aegeon
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Old December 12th, 2008, 07:45 PM   #19
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Vs. threads are not allowed, although this one has been kind of entertaining.
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2- cities are both urban and if you count the whole state louisville is over 4 million
you mean kentucky? kentucky has 4 million but louisville only has 700K/ 1.2 million (proper/ metro). NYC metro has about 18 million and NYC itself has 8 million (twice as much as the entire state of KY and over 10x as louisville).

also, the actual urban population of louisville (the area before merger) is about 250K.

as for the buildings. apples and oranges but the aegon building would fit in nicely in manhattan.
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