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View Poll Results: Which skyline looks better?
Dallas 216 33.38%
San Francisco 431 66.62%
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Old 11-27-2009, 03:29 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Not really. Even without the hills, bridge and water , SF's skyline is still looks much better than the Dallas skyline.
Great picture, but the only thing impressing me about it is the density. This comparison is like the Montreal vs. Houston.
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Old 11-27-2009, 03:33 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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I think in scenery SF is the lead, but skyline wise its Dallas.
possibly, if they replaced the lollipop with a spire

sorry couldn't resist
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Old 11-27-2009, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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The only thing the Dallas Skyline lacks is density! If Dallas had density the skyline would be better!
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Old 11-27-2009, 03:43 PM
 
Location: metro ATL
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The only thing the Dallas Skyline lacks is density! If Dallas had density the skyline would be better!
That is what puts SF's skyline over Dallas's for me. SF's density isn't just something to be casually referenced when compared to Dallas; it's simply overwhelming. The two skylines are honestly in two different leagues. It just is what it is.
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Old 11-27-2009, 03:48 PM
 
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That is what puts SF's skyline over Dallas's for me. SF's density isn't just something to be casually referenced when compared to Dallas; it's simply overwhelming. The two skylines are honestly in two different leagues. It just is what it is.
Yes, and pictures dont do justice to SFs skyline. Ive been to both cities many times, and while I much prefer Dallas' skyline to Houston's, I really dont think it can compare to SFs in person, at all.

To me, SF or Philly are easily 3 or 4 (after NYC and Chicago, of course). Dallas doesnt belong in this conversation...
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Old 11-27-2009, 04:02 PM
 
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Density is so overrated. I actually like the lollipop in Dallas.
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Old 11-27-2009, 05:17 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Density is so overrated. I actually like the lollipop in Dallas.
I do to! The name of the tower is not lollipop it is REUNION TOWER!
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Old 11-27-2009, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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possibly, if they replaced the lollipop with a spire

sorry couldn't resist
The Reunion Tower makes the Dallas skyline unique!

Last edited by ladarron; 11-27-2009 at 05:52 PM..
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Old 11-27-2009, 05:54 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Density is so overrated. I actually like the lollipop in Dallas.
Well it's debatable if it's overrated or not. But density is one of the key points in judging a skyline. San Francisco easily wins this. Density is much more pleasing to the eye.
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Old 11-27-2009, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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Well it's debatable if it's overrated or not. But density is one of the key points in judging a skyline. San Francisco easily wins this. Density is much more pleasing to the eye.
The main reason SF is dense is because SF does not have that much space! 46.7 sq mi that is almost how much water Dallas has in its city limits!
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