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View Poll Results: Best Canadian Skyline
Toronto 379 59.78%
Calgary 54 8.52%
Vancouver 123 19.40%
Edmonton 7 1.10%
Montreal 65 10.25%
Winnipeg 6 0.95%
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 12:34 AM   #21
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Obviously, Toronto.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 12:39 AM   #22
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Vancouver.
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Old August 3rd, 2009, 02:04 AM   #23
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Don't forget scarborough Skyline!

Too many twin towers...and even the ones that dont have a twin, have another building that looks like it...
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Old August 4th, 2009, 12:03 AM   #24
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Too many twin towers...and even the ones that dont have a twin, have another building that looks like it...
The quintessential Canadian suburban skyline.
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Old August 4th, 2009, 01:15 AM   #25
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Calgary. As other said, there is a problem with the shape of T.O's skyline, otherwise it would be perfect.
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Old August 4th, 2009, 03:31 AM   #26
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Nice to see some variation in opinions here. The assumption is that Toronto would be favoured due to its size, but clearly people are recognizing the attributes of other skylines.

Size matters, but it's not the only variable: a pleasant surprise. I do find Montreal's skyline is often over looked. Montreal really only needs 1 or 2 signature towers to improve people's perception of it.
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Old August 4th, 2009, 05:52 AM   #27
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Here is a photo I took down at our Harbourfront in Toronto, about one hour ago:

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Old August 16th, 2009, 04:18 AM   #28
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Old August 16th, 2009, 11:07 AM   #29
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some pics of mine:

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Old August 16th, 2009, 08:15 PM   #30
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I'm not very fond of Vancouver's skyline. Too many dull Hong Kong-style highrises.
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Old August 17th, 2009, 04:02 AM   #31
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1.Toronto
2.Calgary
3.Vancouver
4.Montreal
5.Winnipeg

Toronto is fantastic! Best Skyline in Canada for me. Toronto is one of my favorite skylines in the western hemisphere. Calgary, although it does seem a bit strange at the amount of twins it has, has a stunning skyline, one of the best. Vancouver has an incredible setting. Even though many designs of the towers are dull, this seems to be changing fast and looks incredible at night. Montreal has a very nice balanced skyline. Winnipeg has a sweet skyline
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Old August 17th, 2009, 08:40 AM   #32
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Old August 17th, 2009, 09:09 AM   #33
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I prefer Montreal skyline, it has got density, wonderful architecture, is well balanced..

Some pictures by Allotoi81 from the Quebec forum











By Ashok from the Quebec forum

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Old August 17th, 2009, 09:23 PM   #34
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I love that 2nd photo. Nice to see 10 votes for Montreal!
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Old August 19th, 2009, 11:37 AM   #35
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Toronto by far.
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Old August 19th, 2009, 11:20 PM   #36
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1. Toronto - Massive, has the signature CN tower, looks good from almost any angle; though from the lake it makes it look the size of Winnipeg, it still holds its ground.
2. Montreal - Great architecture, balance, diversity in buildings, mount royal topography, bridges
3. Vancouver - Has the illusion of NYC because all the buildings are roughly the same exact height, and they're packed together. Has great topography from the mountains and the pacific ocean
4. Calgary - Great balance and style of buildings, rockies in the background top it off
5. Quebec City - Very historical, great shape and topography
6. Winnipeg - has some decent density for a city of that size, intersting 20th century architecture

That's all for now.. have to think up more.
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Old August 20th, 2009, 01:56 AM   #37
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taken by : Ozzie R on flickr.com
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OMG!

These (and a couple of others) remind me so much of Melbourne it's not funny.

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Old August 20th, 2009, 02:32 AM   #38
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1. Toronto
2. Vancouver
3. Calgary
4. Montreal
5. Edmonten
6. Winippeg
7. Halifax
8. Quebec City
9. Ottawa
10. London
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Old August 20th, 2009, 02:48 AM   #39
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Some shots from the top of Harbour Centre, and from Downtown. And JAPADOG!

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Old August 21st, 2009, 07:19 AM   #40
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Toronto definately wins in the height department, but I think that the best is still Vancouver. I like the linear and crowded feeling of Vancouver's skyline.
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