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View Poll Results: Which of this city has the third best skyline?
Seattle 163 23.22%
Phildephia 89 12.68%
Los angeles 38 5.41%
Pittsburgh 52 7.41%
Houston 103 14.67%
San francisco 137 19.52%
Atlanta 60 8.55%
Boston 14 1.99%
Denver 23 3.28%
Dallas 23 3.28%
Voters: 702. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-11-2010, 12:05 AM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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I live 1-21 East coast
22 almost 40 West Coast
There is only 2 real true cities on west coast

A)San Francisco CA
B)Seattle
A)San Francisco CA
3rd most in USA 200FT Towers
3rd most 300FT Towers
feels like a big city walks and talks like one.
2ND dense city in USA tight places
easy to met people great good music food
To me its USA PARIS

Seattle I'll say just about same but too much rain and they have football,sports skyline and a fun downtown where allot hang before clubs at bars food places coffee and both SF and Seattle downtown so nice and clean they want to move in to and Condos by the thousands Both cities have new sports parts and football.Great food music and short trip to Vancouver BC from Seattle how great is that




LA
Honolulu
rank 3 & 4 in big city

because they count every 12 story tower they avg 175 towers we avg well over200+
I lived in
50k
800-1.2m and SF is perfect for me its USA's Paris I love it
NYC 14+m

 
Old 03-11-2010, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Midtown Atlanta looks amazing! not even including Downtown and Buckhead
Taken by me
 
Old 03-11-2010, 03:31 PM
 
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3rd best? I'll give the top 5.

1. New York
2. Seattle
3. Chicago
4. San Fran
5. Miami
 
Old 03-12-2010, 11:04 PM
 
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LA barely has a skyline. Count all the buildings taller then 30 stories high in LA and then count the ones in San Francisco. Not to mention our city is has huge rolling hills with high end hotels and trolly cars. Seattle has more buildings but it looks cluttered. I'de say San Francisco is probably at least second best city, NYC being number one, Boston being third and Miami being forth, LA being fith and maybe Chicago as 6th because it is build on flat land from the photos I have seen. At least LA has mountains and hills around it.
 
Old 03-13-2010, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Pasadena
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Scenery and backdrops are overated. I mean are we really going to exclude skylines from being in the "top 5" if they dont have hills or mountains? Besides Seattles skyline isn't going to look as impressive when your standing right in front of it, and you can't see Mt. Ranier anymore.

If scenery is just as important as the actual skyline than Anchorage, AK would be in the top 5.
2008 October If I had to pick five

Personally, Seattle shouldn't be in the top 5, well maybe 5th. But I understand I'm in the minority. And SF, maybe due to its density could be in the top 5, but even then, I'm a little apprehensive.
And anyone who thinks Chicago shouldn't be in the top 5 is crazy. A matter of opinion, I know, but come on!

Scenery is a bonus to a skyline, and shouldn't in any way be weighted as much as the actual variation of color and architecture, aesthetics, height, or density in a skyline.

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Old 12-07-2011, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Metro - Pittsburgh
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Pittsburgh Best Skyline In The Country Hands Down
The city is set on a triangle surrounded by three rivers with a back drop of green rolling hills.
The skyline was designed specifically for the setting not haphazardly thrown together in dissaray
No other city has the vantage points and beauty of this amazing city
If you are not voting for Pittsburgh there is a reason WHY
It is the Best Kept Secret In The World
 
Old 12-07-2011, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Metro - Pittsburgh
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http://pix.mdmpix.com/680/2009/2009-...Skyline-PA.jpg

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Old 12-07-2011, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Metro - Pittsburgh
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http://www.gatewayclipperblog.com/wp...h-holidays.jpg

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Old 12-07-2011, 10:31 AM
 
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^that is color enhanced, the river is much too blue, as large rivers have sediment in them so they are browner than that
 
Old 12-07-2011, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Metro - Pittsburgh
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What can I say
If you haven't been to Pittsburgh lately
It is time to visit
You May Just Find Yourself Calling It Your Next Home

http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/bl...est-735610.JPG

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