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Old 12-17-2008, 09:17 AM
 
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After NYC, it seems that San Francisco and Chicago have the next two most prominent/recognizable skyline's in America. Which one do you prefer?

In my opinion it is a tie.

EDIT: Ok. Obviously Chicago is a different tier. Well then if NYC and Chicago make up number 1 and 2 spots for skylines in the US, what city is number 3?

Last edited by vdy1985; 12-17-2008 at 10:37 AM.. Reason: What skyline is number 3?

 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:19 AM
 
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Chicago, City of Architecture!
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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After NYC, it seems that San Francisco and Chicago have the next two most prominent/recognizable skyline's in America. Which one do you prefer?

In my opinion it is a tie.
I think after NYC, it is Chicago. San Francisco dosen't even compare imo to those two. Its skyline is only nice because of the hills.
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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preference is a matter of opinion where it is undeniable that Chicago's skyline is more impressive than SF's. however, if you factor mother nature into the picture, SF's is more beautiful plus it is dense which makes it look more impressive than it really is. Kind of like Vancouver's. Both Vancouver and SF have limited land space available to build whereas chicago has nothing but flat land for miles on end...
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:23 AM
 
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Chicago. 2nd best skyline, after NYC.

On the street level I prefer San Francisco. But San Francisco has a pathetic skyline for such a great and expensive city. It should be compared to cities like Philadelphia, Seattle or even Miami.
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:29 AM
 
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You'll probaby have a hard enough time convincing some people on here that Chicago is not the #1 skyline- to put it behind San Francisco is almost mind blowing
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:31 AM
 
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San Fran has a beautiful skyline with the hills, the golden Gate Bridge, and the bay if you look at it from the right angles.
 
Old 12-17-2008, 09:35 AM
 
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I love San Fran's skyline more than almost any other - it's beautiful. I think Chicago's is much more "thick" though. Quite dense compared to anything except New York (obviously)

from kcgridlock of skyscraperpage and flickr














 
Old 12-17-2008, 10:36 AM
 
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Ok. Obviously Chicago is a different tier. Well then if NYC and Chicago make up number 1 and 2 spots for skylines in the US, what city is number 3?
 
Old 12-17-2008, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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Ok. Obviously Chicago is a different tier. Well then if NYC and Chicago make up number 1 and 2 spots for skylines in the US, what city is number 3?
Miami or San Francisco or Philly

also, can't forget seattle...

Last edited by At1WithNature; 12-17-2008 at 11:10 AM..
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