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Old 07-31-2010, 05:57 PM
JJG
 
Location: Fort Worth
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Detroit.... Indianapolis.... Austin.... ?


Some of you guys are just throwing out names now.

 
Old 07-31-2010, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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Detroit.... Indianapolis.... Austin.... ?


Some of you guys are just throwing out names now.
New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, San Fransisco
 
Old 07-31-2010, 08:17 PM
 
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Indianapolis doesn't even have a skyline as far as I'm concerned. I vote Indianapolis as the worst "skyline".
 
Old 08-01-2010, 02:11 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Indianapolis actually has a nice skyline with good height, good density, and good design.
 
Old 08-01-2010, 07:37 PM
 
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To ladarron:

Wow, for a city of 600,000-700,000 people the skyline of El Paso, Texas sucks.
I think Albuqurque, and Phoenix have horrible skylines for their size too.
Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, Canada has 600,000-700,000 each and look how nice their skylines are!
 
Old 08-01-2010, 08:19 PM
 
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agreed...this has gotten a bit cartoonish. I'm voting for the following off the top of my head that I don't believe were mentioned yet, I'm sure there's worse but these are pretty underwhelming:

2) Greensboro, North Carolina(population-258,000)-For a city with that large of a population...this is just pathetic.
Greensboro, NC is a pretty sucky place anyway, so it should come as no suprise that its skyline sucks too!
 
Old 08-01-2010, 08:31 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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To ladarron:

Wow, for a city of 600,000-700,000 people the skyline of El Paso, Texas sucks.
I think Albuqurque, and Phoenix have horrible skylines for their size too.
Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, Canada has 600,000-700,000 each and look how nice their skylines are!
Yeah, Seattle's skyline is big for a city under 700,000.

Vancouver's skyline is huge, because it is a city on 44 sq mi. There might not be enough land, so you have to build up.
 
Old 08-01-2010, 08:45 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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To ladarron:

Wow, for a city of 600,000-700,000 people the skyline of El Paso, Texas sucks.
I think Albuqurque, and Phoenix have horrible skylines for their size too.
Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, Canada has 600,000-700,000 each and look how nice their skylines are!
Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver are not METROS of just 600,000-700,000 people. Their metros are much larger. El Paso, while being a city of 620,000, only has a METRO population of 751,000.
 
Old 08-02-2010, 08:21 AM
 
Location: MINNESOTA
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To me, a skyline holds major weight if it can be seen from a distance. Nothing like driving on a street in the burbs' way out and seeing a shiny, flashing skyline at night way off in the distance
 
Old 08-02-2010, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Fort Worth's skyline is pretty bad too.
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