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Old 12-21-2014, 11:21 PM
 
Location: atlanta
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The smokestack is beautiful and striking in its simplicity. There's nothing else like that I can think of in that part of town.

It's also kind of cool the way it stands to one side of the bridge over the connector instead of just being plunked down in the middle.

While it may not be the Space needle or le tour Eiffel, it holds its own with the Coit Tower in SF or Water tower in Chicago.




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arjay, you know i'm a big atlanta booster... but really, i think they've got us beat.
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Old 12-22-2014, 05:44 AM
 
Location: Orange Blossom Trail
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Old 12-22-2014, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Ah, memories of getting stuck in traffic on the Gowanus Expressway...
I have a friend in Brooklyn who live-blogged the removal of that sign like it was the Kennedy Assassination.
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Old 12-22-2014, 08:00 AM
 
Location: atlanta
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I have a friend in Brooklyn who live-blogged the removal of that sign like it was the Kennedy Assassination.
i remember that from earlier this year. honestly, they have my sympathy— what if someone decided to take the "biltmore" or "imperial hotel" signs down?
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Old 12-22-2014, 09:15 AM
 
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arjay, you know i'm a big atlanta booster... but really, i think they've got us beat.
bryant, I would just point out that both of those other towers have been so poorly maintained that their signage has disappeared. Who would even know what they are unless some tour guide told you?
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