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Old March 3rd, 2017, 10:15 PM   #1
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Discuss: Best Waterfront Skyline

What do you think is the best waterfront skyline?

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Toronto is also nice:
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Old March 3rd, 2017, 11:36 PM   #2
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this is basically the 'world best skyline thread' minus a few.

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Old March 4th, 2017, 04:34 PM   #3
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this is basically the 'world best skyline thread' minus a few.
True. Now that you speak of it, I've realized that I can't think of any excellent skylines that aren't on the water.
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Old March 5th, 2017, 12:42 AM   #4
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True. Now that you speak of it, I've realized that I can't think of any excellent skylines that aren't on the water.
You're right!. This could be because of landlocked skylines are tougher to build because metropolitan can spread in any direction it likes or it wants to.
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I think I'll start a "Best Not-Waterfront Skylines" thread.
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I would choose KL
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I would choose KL
Hold your horses, a dedicated thread for that is coming.
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I posted the photos just to participate
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[QUOTE=A Chicagoan;138695531]What do you think is the best waterfront skyline?
Are you counting any water including small rivers? If so then yea pretty much every city has a waterfront of some type. But if you're only counting larger bodies of water such as oceans, large lakes, or wide rivers, then that narrows it down a bit.
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True. Now that you speak of it, I've realized that I can't think of any excellent skylines that aren't on the water.
LA, Houston, and Atlanta are a few right in NA!
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It's funny because most of the worlds' major skylines are already waterfront adjacent.

I'd say Hong Kong, NYC, Shanghai, Chicago and Dubai
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Had our wedding on a boat in front of the chicago skyline.

So chicago.
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Most humans throughout history lived on the water as it was an important source of food and trade, so most cities are on the water as a result.
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It would seem that the title has been interpreted, by all but one poster, as the "Best Modern Waterfront Skyline".
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It would seem that the title has been interpreted, by all but one poster, as the "Best Modern Waterfront Skyline".
That is, of course, what I meant when I created this thread. After all, this is the Skyscrapers forum.
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