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Old December 12th, 2007, 08:22 PM   #121
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No one posted Chicago's it seems..not likely to win in the beauty contest





It's really hard to capture it in a pic because of the density of the surrounding skyscrapers.

Daley's Green Roof

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Old December 12th, 2007, 11:36 PM   #122
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Old December 13th, 2007, 02:25 AM   #123
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This has to be one of the most beautiful city halls in the world!

Subotica city hall.



I will post more pictures when I find some good aerials.
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Old December 13th, 2007, 02:58 AM   #124
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Old December 13th, 2007, 04:34 AM   #125
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Looks like a haunted house.
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Old December 13th, 2007, 08:31 AM   #126
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It may look like a haunted house but I really like the architecture.
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Old December 13th, 2007, 08:42 AM   #127
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Didn't a French leader proclaim 'Vivre le Quebec libre' from that building?
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Old December 15th, 2007, 07:20 AM   #128
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Tokyo City Hall

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Old December 15th, 2007, 11:13 AM   #129
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My cityhall is indeed a piece of art







The surroundings: (very big picture) http://www.visitbelgium.com/library/...arktLeuven.jpg
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Old December 15th, 2007, 11:35 AM   #130
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Extremely over-elaborate for me ; still, beats the Hong Kong City Hall. Why is ours so shyte?
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Old January 14th, 2008, 09:13 PM   #131
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Im going to have to go with London
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Old January 17th, 2008, 11:41 PM   #132
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Seoul City Hall #1

This narrow building was built in 1926 and still being used for Seoul's main city hall.



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Old January 17th, 2008, 11:42 PM   #133
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Seoul City Hall #2

The master plan of new Seoul City Hall has been rejected five times by Cultural Heritage Adminitration for lack of harmony with the neighborhood Deoksugung Palace... I think the administration is too strict.

These pictures are the master plans of new city hall Seoul government had submitted... but they were all rejected and other planning is still going on.



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Extremely over-elaborate for me ; still, beats the Hong Kong City Hall. Why is ours so shyte?
That's because HK's City Hall doesn't even function as one
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Old January 18th, 2008, 07:09 AM   #135
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That's because HK's City Hall doesn't even function as one
Hong Kong is a city-state, hence the concept of national, provincial / state, and municipal governments is all meshed together. The centre of power lies in the Legislative Council and also the District Council.
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Old January 18th, 2008, 08:53 AM   #136
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Hong Kong is a city-state, hence the concept of national, provincial / state, and municipal governments is all meshed together. The centre of power lies in the Legislative Council and also the District Council.
If that's the case,

How about this. Much better than the HK's cityhall

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Old January 18th, 2008, 09:22 AM   #137
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If that's the case,

How about this. Much better than the HK's cityhall

That's the Legislative Council.
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Old January 18th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #138
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No shit...
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Old January 18th, 2008, 04:56 PM   #139
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No shit...
... and obviously the Legislative Council is not an eligible candidate to be the Best City Hall. No shit ... apparently not so to some.
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Old January 18th, 2008, 05:01 PM   #140
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Next time you drag a topic remotely out of context, I'm hanging you by the balls.

That is, ff you have any left you eunuch...
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