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View Poll Results: Which skyline do you like better?
Boise skyline 24 42.86%
Charleston skyline 32 57.14%
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Old 11-21-2010, 03:51 PM
 
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The subject is which has the better skyline, not which is the better city.
Boise does. The parks and trees in the foreground and the downtown skyline with the dramatic foothills in the background which rise to the top of the forested Boise Ridge. It is like a work of art in any season.
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Old 11-22-2010, 06:07 PM
 
Location: metro ATL
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Boise does. The parks and trees in the foreground and the downtown skyline with the dramatic foothills in the background which rise to the top of the forested Boise Ridge. It is like a work of art in any season.
Except for the reference to Boise Ridge, you could have just as well been describing the Charleston skyline. Their natural settings are quite similar.
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:28 PM
 
Location: Meridian, IDAHO USA
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Except for the reference to Boise Ridge, you could have just as well been describing the Charleston skyline. Their natural settings are quite similar.
The "Ridge" mentioned is somewhat more dramatic in Boise, going from ~2500 ft to ~7600 ft, comapred to ~600 ft to maybe about ~1500 ft ??? in Charleston.
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Old 04-27-2011, 07:15 AM
 
Location: Clendenin, WV
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Here is a good link to some pics of Charleston's skyline

Charleston, West Virginia - MetroScenes.com – City Skyline and Urban Photography by Matt Robinson
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Old 07-09-2011, 06:23 PM
 
Location: Fayetteville, AR
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Boise has a better backdrop but charleston has better buildings.
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