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View Poll Results: Which Western city has the best skyline?
Los Angeles 38 11.34%
Phoenix 3 0.90%
San Diego 5 1.49%
Dallas 11 3.28%
Portland 0 0%
San Francisco 125 37.31%
Denver 5 1.49%
Seattle 139 41.49%
Las Vegas 6 1.79%
Salt Lake City 3 0.90%
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Old 09-02-2011, 06:29 PM
 
Location: The big blue yonder...
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Which city has the best skyline in the West?
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Old 09-02-2011, 06:39 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Las Vegas has the most interesting skyline out of the bunch.
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Old 09-02-2011, 07:41 PM
 
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I'm going to go with Seattle, as it's got the best mix of highrise skyscrapers, setting, and increased dense residential towers around downtown of West Coast cities IMO.

Also Dallas is closer to the Atlantic Coast than it is to the Pacific Coast. Athough it's practically in the middle of the country...
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Old 09-02-2011, 07:44 PM
 
Location: The big blue yonder...
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Also Dallas is closer to the Atlantic Coast than it is to the Pacific Coast. Athough it's practically in the middle of the country...
I only added Dallas because I had already picked 10 poll questions, and needed 10 cities to fill it out. Lol
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:43 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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I would say it's tied between Seatle and San fan
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Old 09-02-2011, 10:17 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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I would say it's tied between Seatle and San fan
This is my thought as well. Both are very scenic in their physical settings. On a clear day Seattle is very gorgeous looking east towards Rainier. San Francisco looks great from Treasure Island with the suspension section of the Bay Bridge in view, plus there's been a lot of high rise condo construction South of Market that's added to the vertical component (although the Financial District is kind of stalled out).
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Old 09-02-2011, 10:32 PM
 
Location: Arroyo Grande, California
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San Francisco has the most impressive skyline in person, and its not close.


Dallas is not western or anywhere near the Pacific coast
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Old 09-02-2011, 10:50 PM
 
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Most of those cities are nowhere near the pacific coast, you know
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Old 09-02-2011, 10:51 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Pictures?! (I like pictures!)
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:20 PM
 
Location: Phoenix Arizona
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If you live in the West skylines don't matter because we have mountains and natural scenery. People in the Midwest make a big deal out of skylines because there's nothing else on the horizon to look at.
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