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View Poll Results: Which of these cities has the best skyline?
Louisville,KY 84 21.27%
Des Moines,Iowa 49 12.41%
Omaha,NE 33 8.35%
Tucson,AZ 9 2.28%
Oklahoma City,OK 42 10.63%
Tulsa,OK 45 11.39%
Boise,Idaho 9 2.28%
Birmingham,AL 31 7.85%
Providence,Rhode Island 43 10.89%
Richmond,VA 50 12.66%
Voters: 395. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-25-2007, 01:55 PM
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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I noticed that alot of smaller and mid-sized cities are adding modern skyscrappers to their skyline,some of these cities are looking great.

Old 10-25-2007, 02:00 PM
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Jersey City...if it was on the poll. But Tulsa otherwise
Old 10-25-2007, 02:17 PM
Location: Metro Milwaukee, WI
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I like alot of these; I voted for Omaha, but I like Tulsa's, OK City's, Des Moines', Louisville's, Tucson's, Birmingham's...
Old 10-25-2007, 02:20 PM
Location: Phoenix metro
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I think Des Moines' skyline was actually decent! Tulsa and Louisville are runner-ups, particularly Louisville, its gorgeous at night when viewed from Indiana. The skyline's reflections in the river are nice.
Old 10-25-2007, 03:11 PM
Location: Jersey City
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Photo Comparison!


Des Moines
http://www.corp-image.com/images/aboutus/community3.jpg (broken link)

http://www.visitomaha.com/phototour/images/photos/OmahaSkyline3photo.jpg (broken link)


Oklahoma City
http://businessexchangeinok.tripod.com/OKC%20Skyline2.JPG (broken link) (broken link)

http://www2.kinneret.ac.il/p2keb/2bshvat/images/Tulsa_view.jpg (broken link)

http://www.jaybeestock.com/IdahoJBS11.jpg (broken link)



http://rvablogs.com/wp-content/themes/RVABlogs3/images/swag/richmondSkyline.jpg (broken link)

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Old 10-25-2007, 03:19 PM
Location: moving again
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They're all great,but i have to with louisville!
Old 10-25-2007, 03:29 PM
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^I wish I had seen those pics earlier! I would have definitely voted Louisville
Old 10-25-2007, 03:45 PM
Location: Phoenix metro
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Ugh... that pic of Tucson is the epitome of man-made ugliness. lol The mountains are what makes that town unique.
Old 10-25-2007, 04:05 PM
Location: Memphis
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I know it is a lot smaller than those cities, but I have to give a write-in vote for Asheville, NC:

http://www.exploreasheville.com/what-to-do/discover-downtown/downtown-asheville-pictures/image.aspx?id=867&width=500&height=333 (broken link)

And Knoxville, TN:


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Old 10-25-2007, 04:22 PM
Location: Phoenix metro
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Asheville's skyline is *yawn* boring, but the scenery behind it always makes me smile.

Knoxville, same story. And for Pete's sake, will they ever take down that hideous gold-disco-balled sex toy out of there (aka the Sunspere)?!?! If I remember correctly, that nasty contraption was built for some Worlds Fair or some dang thing. Hideous. What a scar on an otherwise semi-decent skyline. Oh, and the Smokies are nice.
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