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Old September 13th, 2012, 03:42 AM   #1
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Best Skyline in The U.S?

For me its

1.New york
2. Chicago
3. L.a.
4. Houston
5. Seattle
6. Philly
7. Miami
8. Boston
9. Minneapolis
10. Pittsburgh
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Old September 13th, 2012, 03:59 AM   #2
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I would say

1) Chicago
2) NY
3) Seattle
4) Miami
5) Philadelphia
6) SF
7) LA
8) Houston
9) Boston
10) Minneapolis
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Old September 13th, 2012, 06:16 AM   #3
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01. New York
02. Chicago
03. Los Angeles
04. Seattle
05. Philadelphia

06. Houston
07. Minneapolis
08. San Francisco
09. Pittsburgh
10. Dallas
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Old September 13th, 2012, 06:26 AM   #4
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I just think like this:
1, New York
2, Atlanta
3, Chicago
4, Dallas
5, Houston
6, Miami
7, Boston
8, Philadelphia
9, Pittsburgh
10, San Francisco
11, Los Angeles
12, Seattle
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Old September 13th, 2012, 06:56 AM   #5
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1. Riverton, Wyoming
2. Great Falls, Montana
3. Lubbock, Texas
4. Ogden, Utah
5. Hopkinsville, Kentucky
6. Scottsbluff, Nebraska
7. Montrose, Colorado
8. Bend, Oregon
9. Watsonville, California
10. Kaktovik, Alaska
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Old September 13th, 2012, 07:03 AM   #6
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Definitely New York followed by Chicago!

My ranking would be,

1) New York City
2) Chicago
3) San Francisco
4) Atlanta
5) Los Angeles
6) Seattle
7) Pittsburgh
8) Dallas
9) Houston
10) Boston
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Old September 13th, 2012, 07:14 AM   #7
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Minneapolis is so underrepresented in these kinds of threads.
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Old September 13th, 2012, 10:02 PM   #8
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1. New York
2. Chicago
3. Houston
4. Seattle
5. Philadelphia
6. Atlanta
7. Los Angeles
8. San Francisco
9. Dallas
10. Miami

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Old September 14th, 2012, 12:24 AM   #9
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1. NYC
2. Chicago
3. Seattle
4. Houston
5. LA
6. San Francisco
7. Dallas
8. Atlanta
9. Kansas City
10. Denver
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Old September 14th, 2012, 12:27 AM   #10
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Chicago has by far the best skyline in the world
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Old September 14th, 2012, 12:32 AM   #11
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NY and CHI aside for obvious reasons,I'll name some of my favorites!Seattle,Minneapolis,Denver,Pitt,Boston,Miami,Atlanta,Dallas,Houston,LA,SF,Charlotte,Philly,and others,but this is just off the top of my head,and ofcourse this is an opinion based thread so no one is right!
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Old September 14th, 2012, 12:33 AM   #12
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1. New York - most massive
2. Chicago - size, aesthetics
3. Seattle - aesthetics, natural environment
4. Los Angeles - height, compactness
5. San Francisco - density, natural setting
6. Philadelphia - best mid-rise to hi-rise transition
7. Minneapolis - density, aesthetics
8. Pittsburgh - aesthetics, setting
9. Dallas - aesthetics
10. Denver - density, setting

Didn't make the cut:

Boston - too plateau
Houston - too bland
Miami - too residential
Atlanta - too spread out

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Old September 14th, 2012, 01:18 AM   #13
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1: New York City
2: Chicago
3: Houston
4: Los Angeles
5: Miami
6: San Francisco
7: Atlanta
8: Dallas
9: Boston
10: Seattle
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Old September 14th, 2012, 01:49 AM   #14
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My list:

1. Chicago (whose days are numbered)
2. NYC
3. Seattle
4. San Francisco
5. Dallas
6. Houston
7. Minneapolis
8. Philadelphia
9. Los Angeles
10. Pittsburgh

Honorable mentions: Boston, Miami, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Denver, Nashville, Baltimore

Up-and-coming: Oklahoma City, Austin, Jersey City
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Old September 14th, 2012, 02:00 AM   #15
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Great to see some love for Minneapolis,such a beautiful compact,dense skyline!
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Old September 14th, 2012, 10:39 AM   #16
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Re:Best Skyline in The U.S?

1 Chicago
2 Houston
3 Seattle
4. Miami
5 Boston

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Old September 14th, 2012, 06:54 PM   #17
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If OKC gets two or three more modern 600+ footers, it will start jumping up the list dramatically. It already has a number of fantastic pre-war towers.
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Old September 14th, 2012, 07:49 PM   #18
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Quote:
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Minneapolis is so underrepresented in these kinds of threads.
I agree. The quality, balance, and height should get it a mention in every top 10. I expect foreigners to draw a blank when they think of Minneapolis, but it's surprising how little props it gets from people in the United States.
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1.New York(The most American feeling, skyscrapers from 30th or so of last century combined with the modern ones, really massive and comfortable)
2.Chicago(It looks more planned than NY, the 3 big brothers hold the skyline to be unbeatable, but comparing to NY, it lacks some traditional feeling)
3.Seatle(I really like the space needle and the snow mountain in the background)
4.San Fransisco(the typical building makes it so unique, though it's not that tall or massive)
5.Los Angles(just because it's massive)
6.Pitsburg(small but looks like a gardern city, which is suitable to live in)
I can not tell others from each other in fact, so my list just contains 6 cities
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It's hilarious how much cleaner and greener Pittsburgh is in the present, as it was once one of the dirtiest, most industrialized cities in the country.
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