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Old 09-07-2010, 01:39 AM
 
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That would be my vote too. Worst downtown ever

San Antonio has some great infill, and great preserved historical architecture. I would love to see some more talls, and residential built though.

Not so bad.

pic I took.






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Old 09-18-2010, 01:19 AM
 
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Phoenix doesn't have a huge skyline but at least it's got something. I just saw it in the opening of 1998 movie Psycho and it has changed quite a bit from then. It could definitely be a lot better though.


Here's a pic of one of those planes everyone's complaining about.
 
Old 09-18-2010, 01:26 AM
 
Location: Toronto
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For it's size? Phoenix gets my vote.
 
Old 09-18-2010, 08:10 PM
 
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For it's size? Phoenix gets my vote.
Phoenix's is small but do you notice any southwestern cities with huge skylines and large downtowns. Nope.
 
Old 09-19-2010, 01:56 AM
 
Location: East Bay Area
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Manhattan definitely has the worse skyline in America. Hahaha.. I am just playin. Nothin compares to NYC

All 3 large cities in the bay area has good skylines.
 
Old 09-19-2010, 02:02 AM
 
Location: Cleveland bound with MPLS in the rear-view
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Phoenix is kinda "limp" in terms of major CBDs, but you know what, it doesn't need a huge CBD to be successful and it's already well over 4 million people, so clearly something is working. It's a business town, but before that it's a recreation and retirement town, so maybe that's a key difference. PLUS, in this day and age many companies can telecommute and don't need to be located right next to their clients/vendors/competitors, etc. They can locate anywhere, and prices are cheapest outside of the CBD. LA and Phoenix get it, the rest of the country is slowly doing the same thing. I think that needs to change again though because the value of face-to-face communication is priceless and computers and technology can't replace "real" business interactions. JMO!!!
 
Old 01-10-2011, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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Phoenix's skyline is one of the worst!
 
Old 01-10-2011, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Waco, TX. LOL
 
Old 01-10-2011, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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Waco, TX. LOL
Waco is a small town......
 
Old 01-10-2011, 02:27 PM
 
Location: NY/FL
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