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Old 07-31-2010, 02:42 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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The 'Skyline within a Skyline' concept is striking to me, though.
Detroit's skyline looks separate from RenCen.
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Old 07-31-2010, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Most of the abandoned skyscrapers are on the edge of Downtown, though. Off the beaten path. While they are located in rarely-ventured areas, it still detracts from the city's atmosphere.
The Book Tower is abandoned.

This building looks bad.


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Old 07-31-2010, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Detroit's Marina District
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Detroit's skyline looks separate from RenCen.
I don't know if you've ever been to Downtown Detroit, but the Ren Cen, is in fact, separate from Downtown. It's separated by smaller buildings. The effect is best seen from this angle.


http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&sour...,50.64,,0,2.17
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Old 07-31-2010, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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I don't know if you've ever been to Downtown Detroit, but the Ren Cen, is in fact, separate from Downtown. It's separated by smaller buildings. The effect is best seen from this angle.


Downtown, Detroit, MI - Google Maps
I figured, because there was a big gap in the skyline.

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Old 07-31-2010, 03:20 PM
 
Location: Detroit's Marina District
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I figured, because there was a big gap in the skyline.
You figured right! lol. The only problem I have with the layout is, from certain perspectives, it makes the other buildings in the skyline look smaller than they are.
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Old 07-31-2010, 03:23 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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You figured right! lol. The only problem I have with the layout is, from certain perspectives, it makes the other buildings in the skyline look smaller than they are.
When I look at Detroit's skyline I see a Giant complex of building and then the "small looking" buildings in the skyline.
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Old 07-31-2010, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Blue Ash, Ohio (Cincinnati)
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How is Riverscape shapping up? Is that even what it is called? lol
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Old 07-31-2010, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Detroit's Marina District
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How is Riverscape shapping up? Is that even what it is called? lol
You mean the Riverwalk? That's been completed for years, and it still amazing.

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When I look at Detroit's skyline I see a Giant complex of building and then the "small looking" buildings in the skyline.
And the "small looking" buildings you speak of, are HUGE in person. They're just dwarfed by the RenCen.
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Old 07-31-2010, 03:51 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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You mean the Riverwalk? That's been completed for years, and it still amazing.



And the "small looking" buildings you speak of, are HUGE in person. They're just dwarfed by the RenCen.
I know, I have seen the height of the buildings on wikipedia.
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Old 07-31-2010, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Morgantown, WV
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austin ..totally soo boring
BS...how can it be "boring" when one of its towers was even created to resemble an owl? Austin is a unique and gorgeous city that probably has become the best example of a boomtown that our country currently has; about 75% of those towers weren't even there 3 years ago:
Lou Neff Point Sunset on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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