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Toronto 379 59.78%
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Old October 7th, 2009, 12:01 AM   #141
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Edmonton badly needs some more high rises and surely a few real Skyscrapers
The overall skyline is good enough but it surely needs something to stand out.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 01:02 AM   #142
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Edmonton badly needs some more high rises and surely a few real Skyscrapers
Edmonton had a huge boom in the 70s-80s and they started building too much highrises and skyscrapers and that's why almost no construction is happening...but now, they're building a new highrise complex called EPCOR tower and it will be 150m and a couple of apartments.
from my point of view Edmonton has a pretty skyline and it will surely get bigger as time goes on.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 02:29 AM   #143
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The overall skyline is good enough but it surely needs something to stand out.
Yes Portonuts, that is actually what I wanted to say, some skyscrapers to stand out. Edmonton has a lovely setting and a beautiful downtown. But some update on the current image won't be such bad idea.
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Old October 7th, 2009, 06:13 AM   #144
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Edmonton's skyline certainly doesn't impress like some of the other skylines in the country, so it usually gets completely over looked. It does deserve some attention though, so I decided to showcase some of it.

There are some great qualities to it like the setting which CharlotteJ pointed out. The river, parkland, and layout is pleasing. Edmonton really has a good foundation on which to build upon. It's really only missing a few signature buildings, and some height. Overall, it's not bad at all for Canada's 6th largest city, and better than I expected.
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01. Toronto
02. Montreal
03. Vancouver
04. Calgary
05. Edmonton

06. Winnipeg
07. Ottawa
08. Hamilton
09. Quebec City
10. Niagara Falls
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Old October 8th, 2009, 06:18 PM   #146
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Here's a couple more shots.

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Old October 9th, 2009, 04:53 PM   #147
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Some Toronto lovin'

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You can see the Ritz-Carlton's head starting to poke out to the right of the CN Tower.

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This was taken in the Skydome during the U2 concert. Just thought it was neat...
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Toronto is getting so dense.
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Old October 9th, 2009, 10:14 PM   #150
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Old October 12th, 2009, 02:36 AM   #151
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Congratulations Calgary for today's banner!
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Old October 13th, 2009, 01:37 AM   #152
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Old October 13th, 2009, 01:39 AM   #153
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Old October 13th, 2009, 07:33 PM   #154
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Yes, Ukraine, we all enjoyed it! I wondered who had submitted it. Well done!
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So do I ...
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Old October 13th, 2009, 09:23 PM   #156
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ah... ok. Oh well, whoever did it deserves a pat on the back!
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Old October 16th, 2009, 04:46 AM   #157
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Some shots of Winnipeg From http://www.danharperphotography.com
















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Old October 16th, 2009, 02:21 PM   #158
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I was going to post some of those, but you beat me to it. I love how in the first 2 shots you can see the airport in the distance and then the city finally give way to the flat prairie. I also like the aerial showing the Exchange District in the upper right in the following photo. I hope that any new buildings that get built here respect the area architecture. Even replicating what's there would be great as long as it's done properly.

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Old October 16th, 2009, 05:25 PM   #159
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Some relatively new shots of Toronto:

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I suppose Toronto is building heavily on the waterfront, with new residential highrises. Am I right?
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