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View Poll Results: 2nd best
Detroit 78 15.69%
Indianapolis 22 4.43%
Cleveland 39 7.85%
Twin Cities 211 42.45%
Columbus 9 1.81%
Cincinnati 49 9.86%
St. Louis 50 10.06%
Kansas City 39 7.85%
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Old 02-23-2014, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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It is their MO. Whatever the question, the answer is Cleveland. It is ridiculous, really.
Only when the question is about the midwest, has to do with things other than economic might, and Chicago is excluded.

 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:01 PM
 
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How are you going to say that Detroit is so beautiful when Cleveland's architecture is pretty similar? There are many angles at which you can look at a skyline, and depending on the angle it can appear more or less dense. For instance:
Cleveland

Minneapolis
Bull****.

Of course Minneapolis looks less dense, you covered it up with trees so that you can only see the tops of the tallest buildings. That was sad.

(By the way, Minneapolis still looked more dense than Cleveland)

Also, Detroit is full of many skyscrapers that have awesome/beautiful historic architecture. Cleveland has one big skyscraper that does, and one smaller one. Other than that, Cleveland's architecture is nowhere similar to Detroit's.

I think a simple look at the tallest buildings lists will humble you a little bit. Hopefully.

List of tallest buildings in Cleveland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of tallest buildings in Detroit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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So have we found out whose member is bigger? Cleveland's? MPLS's?

I can't wait for the exciting conclusion.
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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So have we found out whose member is bigger? Cleveland's? MPLS's?

I can't wait for the exciting conclusion.
Well, Key Tower is certainly the largest Phallus in the Midwest.
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:15 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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Bull****.

Of course Minneapolis looks less dense, you covered it up with trees so that you can only see the tops of the tallest buildings. That was sad.

(By the way, Minneapolis still looked more dense than Cleveland)

Also, Detroit is full of many skyscrapers that have awesome/beautiful historic architecture. Cleveland has one big skyscraper that does, and one smaller one. Other than that, Cleveland's architecture is nowhere similar to Detroit's.

I think a simple look at the tallest buildings lists will humble you a little bit. Hopefully.

List of tallest buildings in Cleveland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of tallest buildings in Detroit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not going to deny that Erieview #4 is unattractive (though not much less attractive than the IDS tower), but you're calling buildings that are architecturally interesting, such as the chisel-shaped One Cleveland Center #4, the brutalist modern Marcel Breuer Designed former Ameritrust tower #11 (being converted into luxury apartments), and the clean, modern stone and glass PNC tower #10 ugly boxes. It's not just about overall shape, it's also about materials and details, and almost all of Minneapolis's large buildings are glass, and bereft of architectural detail; which, while in style now, will probably be seen for what they are, cheap and bland, when facing the test of time.
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:18 PM
 
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Well, Key Tower is certainly the largest Phallus in the Midwest.
Nope, that goes to 311 South Wacker Drive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sorry, Cleveland doesn't win that either
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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Nope, that goes to 311 South Wacker Drive - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sorry, Cleveland doesn't win that either
Sorry, should have prefaced "outside of Chicago". We all know they're the biggest phallus of them all.
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:35 PM
 
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Not going to deny that Erieview #4 is unattractive (though not much less attractive than the IDS tower), but you're calling buildings that are architecturally interesting, such as the chisel-shaped One Cleveland Center #4, the brutalist modern Marcel Breuer Designed former Ameritrust tower #11 (being converted into luxury apartments), and the clean, modern stone and glass PNC tower #10 ugly boxes. It's not just about overall shape, it's also about materials and details, and almost all of Minneapolis's large buildings are glass, and bereft of architectural detail; which, while in style now, will probably be seen for what they are, cheap and bland, when facing the test of time.
So these are architecturally interesting, quality, and unique:



While these are bereft of architectural detail, uninteresting, cheap, and bland?




List of tallest buildings in Minneapolis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of tallest buildings in Cleveland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:39 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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^ I don't think this was intended, but yes, those buildings in MPLS are quite bland and uninteresting.
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:41 PM
 
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^ I don't think this was intended, but yes, those buildings in MPLS are quite bland and uninteresting.
How so? Glass does not automatically equate to "bland and uninteresting" to most people, but if there is any other factor, I want to hear. I'm confused to how these buildings are so much more bland and uninteresting compared to the buildings in Cleveland.

And of course, some of the buildings I showed from Minneapolis are bland and uninteresting, as that's bound to happen in any city, but not all of them are.
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