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Old 04-17-2018, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Kirkwood
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Originally Posted by atler8 View Post
In a word the answer is, "Yes."

As noted at the 2 entries from Wikipedia linked below, Atlanta's current 8 tallest buildings were all in place prior to 1995 & their heights are given in order as:
1,023'
867'
820'
770'
723'
697'
691'
677'

Charlotte's current top 8 in height list as:
871'
786'
659'
588'
560'
503'
484'
463'

In other words, the 2 city skylines were nowhere close in size in 1995 nor are they today.
As a further comparison, the 9th ranking height on the current Charlotte list would place at 23rd in rank on the Atlanta list.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...ngs_in_Atlanta

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...North_Carolina
How cute Charlotte.
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Old 04-17-2018, 10:49 AM
 
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Was it much larger though? Pictures would definitely help.
Larger, yes, by how much...we can analyze on this thread.


By 1995 (from 1994-1998 I viewed the Atlanta skyline basically every. single. day. It was like a friend.), Atlanta already had:


BoA Tower
Westin
GaPac
One Peachtree Center
191 Peachtree (?)
IBM Tower
ATT Tower

...and that's just off the top of my head.


(I said "by 1995" above, but all of the aforementioned towers were completed by 1992, I believe.)
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Kirkwood
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Originally Posted by aries4118 View Post
Larger, yes, by how much...we can analyze on this thread.


By 1995 (from 1994-1998 I viewed the Atlanta skyline basically every. single. day. It was like a friend.), Atlanta already had:


BoA Tower
Westin
GaPac
One Peachtree Center
191 Peachtree (?)
IBM Tower
ATT Tower

...and that's just off the top of my head.


(I said "by 1995" above, but all of the aforementioned towers were completed by 1992, I believe.)
See the wikipedia link above.
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:02 AM
 
Location: Vinings
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Yeah, almost all the tall towers were all complete by 1995. Late 80's-early 90's era was when most of Atlanta's skyline was constructed.

Fun fact: Bank of America Plaza, 191 Peachtree, SunTrust Plaza, and Four Seasons, all went up in 1992. What a big year for the skyline. And those are all some of my favorites, as well.

1180 Peachtree (2006) in Midtown is really the only somewhat recent tall skyscraper in Atlanta. But it's not that tall, only slightly taller than Four Seasons actually. With 12 fewer floors.
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:05 AM
 
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Hmm, I wonder if Amazon would have a similar effect of what the olympics did to Atlanta's skyline in 1995/1996.
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:05 AM
 
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Yeah, almost all the tall towers were all complete by 1995. Late 80's-early 90's era was when most of Atlanta's skyline was constructed.

Fun fact: Bank of America Plaza, 191 Peachtree, SunTrust Plaza, and Four Seasons, all went up in 1992. What a big year for the skyline. And those are all some of my favorites, as well.

1180 Peachtree (2006) in Midtown is really the only somewhat recent tall skyscraper in Atlanta. But it's not that tall, only slightly taller than Four Seasons actually. With 12 fewer floors.
3344 Peachtree was completed in 2008.
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:05 AM
 
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See the wikipedia link above.
I did after I posted.
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Vinings
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Sovereign (2008) in Buckhead is slightly taller than 1180:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...ngs_in_Atlanta
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Kirkwood
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I did after I posted.
Slow down
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:08 AM
 
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Slow down
Proves how I am always so beautifully accurate.
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