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Old 03-26-2011, 01:54 PM
 
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Which do you prefer?

Minneapolis Skyline:

Philly Skyline:

Last edited by prwfromnc; 03-26-2011 at 02:03 PM..

 
Old 03-26-2011, 02:51 PM
 
Location: MN
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Over/under on this thread getting closed asap?

That first picture of MPLS is old. It's missing all the new condos. I am from MPLS and have been to Philly and spent some time there. I can say that Philadelphia has a really cool skyline. It's dense and tall too. Compared to Minneapolis I would give the edge to Philly. Both skylines are fantastic, and they are very similar with smaller buildings on the peripheral and then leading up to a cluster of tall ones in the middle. I also know that both MPLS and Philly have great skylines but from only certain angles and vantage points. From the west MPLS looks tiny, but from the north and south it looks very impressive. Here are my two all time favorites for both cities.



 
Old 03-26-2011, 02:53 PM
 
Location: Charlotte again!!
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Gotta go with Philly on this one, however in person Minneapolis skyline is quite dense and urban for a city of its size....
 
Old 03-26-2011, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Aurora, Colorado
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Minneapolis is nice...but to philly it simply just cant compare IMO. A poll would also help you .
 
Old 03-26-2011, 03:20 PM
 
Location: The City
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Gotta go with Home town on this one but I fo like the Minneapolis skyline, especially for the size of the city


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LmtQ...eature=related


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHge4z7PaB0


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPniMB7yDUU&feature=fvsr


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0-seeiX8Qk
 
Old 03-26-2011, 03:50 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Based on the overextended cap on threads about skylines (nearly a year now), this thread will probably get closed.

But for the record i go with philly
 
Old 03-26-2011, 09:17 PM
 
Location: Cleveland bound with MPLS in the rear-view
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Philly. Gotta hand it to Philly in this department. Philly is really top 5 in the nation, too! In fairness I don't see this as being much of a contest to those who know both cities, but I appreciate being in the same breath as Philly on this subject!
 
Old 03-26-2011, 09:48 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs,CO
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Im also gonna go with Philly, but both of these cities have fantastic skylines.
 
Old 03-26-2011, 09:57 PM
 
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I'm going to have to give it to Philly too. But I love Minneapolis's skyline, it's one of the most colorful skylines in the country in my opinion.
 
Old 03-26-2011, 10:24 PM
 
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Both have a nice cluster
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