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Old 03-20-2011, 12:06 AM
 
Location: You Already Know: San Diego!
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Geez...some people on this thread do not realize that....THIS IS OPINION BASED.
lol
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Miami
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NYC
Chicago
Miami
San Francisco
Philadelphia
Seattle
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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- New York
- Chicago
- Miami
- San Francisco
- Houston
- Los Angeles
- Atlanta
- Dallas
- Philadelphia
- Seattle
- Minneapolis
- Boston
- Detroit

In that same order (see above). Combination of mass scale & height. New York has the scale & height to be first (taking preference for architecture out of the mix), Chicago has both to be second, I give Miami third for having size but it lacks height.

San Francisco has a decent margin in height and scale, but could be better but still gave it fourth. Houston has height (definitely, its the 3rd tallest in USA) but its lacking in scale (comes in 6th behind New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, & San Francisco). Los Angeles has scale but lacks height (comes in fourth behind New York, Chicago, Houston).

Architecturally and personally Chicago is my favorite skyline in the country, third favorite in the world behind only Hong Kong & Seoul. But taking my personal preference out of the mix, I answered the question as objectively (based off facts and information) to as much as I could here.
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Old 03-20-2011, 10:21 AM
 
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Best skyline in order imo
New York
Chicago
Philadelphia
Miami
Houston
San Francisco
LA
Atlanta
Seattle
Dallas
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Old 03-20-2011, 05:38 PM
 
Location: MN
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- New York
- Chicago
- Miami
- San Francisco
- Houston
- Los Angeles
- Atlanta
- Dallas
- Philadelphia
- Seattle
- Minneapolis
- Boston
- Detroit

In that same order (see above). Combination of mass scale & height. New York has the scale & height to be first (taking preference for architecture out of the mix), Chicago has both to be second, I give Miami third for having size but it lacks height.

San Francisco has a decent margin in height and scale, but could be better but still gave it fourth. Houston has height (definitely, its the 3rd tallest in USA) but its lacking in scale (comes in 6th behind New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, & San Francisco). Los Angeles has scale but lacks height (comes in fourth behind New York, Chicago, Houston).

Architecturally and personally Chicago is my favorite skyline in the country, third favorite in the world behind only Hong Kong & Seoul. But taking my personal preference out of the mix, I answered the question as objectively (based off facts and information) to as much as I could here.


This is your post on page #2.

The Best Skylines in the Country (Non-Biased) Just the SKYLINES, no scenery, which in my opinion does not emphasize on the man made architecture itself)):
- New York City
- Chicago
- Miami
- Houston
- Atlanta
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
- Dallas
- Philadelphia
- Detroit
- San Diego
- Minneapolis
- Seattle
- Denver
- Pittsburgh

The Best Skylines in the Country (Biased- My favorite ones):
- Chicago
- Miami
- New York City
- Houston
- Atlanta
- Dallas
- Seattle
- San Diego
- Detroit
- Minneapolis
- Pittsburgh
- Los Angeles
- Denver


Did you change your mind?


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Old 03-20-2011, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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[color=blue]Did you change your mind?
I didn't change my mind, the first list I had pages ago was the order of the skylines in the United States that I preferred, and I still prefer them (as my top favorites) in that same order.

My list a few posts ago were the top skylines objectively, with no biases or anything. I'm trying to just have objective posts from here on out. But a few things I did correct from my most recent post to my first one in this thread, I moved San Francisco ahead of Houston, right behind Miami. Moved Los Angeles ahead of Atlanta, and moved Minneapolis ahead of Detroit.
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Old 03-23-2011, 06:23 PM
 
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- New York
- Chicago
- Miami
- San Francisco
- Houston
- Los Angeles
- Atlanta
- Dallas
- Philadelphia
- Seattle
- Minneapolis
- Boston
- Detroit

In that same order (see above). Combination of mass scale & height. New York has the scale & height to be first (taking preference for architecture out of the mix), Chicago has both to be second, I give Miami third for having size but it lacks height.

San Francisco has a decent margin in height and scale, but could be better but still gave it fourth. Houston has height (definitely, its the 3rd tallest in USA) but its lacking in scale (comes in 6th behind New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, & San Francisco). Los Angeles has scale but lacks height (comes in fourth behind New York, Chicago, Houston).

Architecturally and personally Chicago is my favorite skyline in the country, third favorite in the world behind only Hong Kong & Seoul. But taking my personal preference out of the mix, I answered the question as objectively (based off facts and information) to as much as I could here.
Just admit it, your a straight up Philly hater? Why? Because you would get picked on if you went to school here?
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Old 03-23-2011, 06:31 PM
 
Location: Chicago (from pittsburgh)
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Just admit it, your a straight up Philly hater? Why? Because you would get picked on if you went to school here?
Maybe he dislikes Philly's skyline.
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Old 03-23-2011, 06:53 PM
 
Location: In San Antonio
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New York
Chicago
Seattle
Houston
Miami
Atlanta
Dallas
Los Angeles
San Antonio - My bias favorite hehe
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Old 03-23-2011, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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New York
Chicago
Houston
Dallas
Miami
Atlanta
Los Angeles
Philly
Seattle
Boston
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