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Old 03-12-2012, 09:33 PM
 
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this page seems more accurate.

The list of buildings are on the higher end as the cut off is at 100M instead of 50.

Houston 185
Dallas 101

Compared to 283 for Chicago, Dallas and Houston has 286. So I think Texas may have more than Illinois when you add in:

Austin 43
San Antonio 25
Fort Worth 24
Irving 7
Galveston 3

but like I said that is for buildings over 100M
Custom Buildings List | CTBUH Skyscraper Center
Isn't the thread about buildings over 12 stories?

Your first search seems to be structures over 150 feet tall, since it lists over 650 of those for Houston, but only 417 buildings over 12 stories.

The second search is buildings over 300 feet. How are you getting those amounts of 185 and 101? If I do a search for buildings 100M or more, I get 37 for Dallas, 80 for Houston and 256 for Chicago. Austin has 14, San Antonio has 6 and Fort Worth has 6.
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Old 03-12-2012, 09:47 PM
 
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Wow I had no clue NYC had so many new tall high-rises proposed that are that tall. I know VA would have to be in the top 15 for high-rises, I was on the train & I took I-66 the other day and I realized that Northern VA has a bunch of high-rises. I wonder where Maryland would rank.
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Old 03-12-2012, 09:53 PM
 
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Isn't the thread about buildings over 12 stories?

Your first search seems to be structures over 150 feet tall, since it lists over 650 of those for Houston, but only 417 buildings over 12 stories.

The second search is buildings over 300 feet. How are you getting those amounts of 185 and 101? If I do a search for buildings 100M or more, I get 37 for Dallas, 80 for Houston and 256 for Chicago. Austin has 14, San Antonio has 6 and Fort Worth has 6.
Nevermind, I think you were actually quoting total buildings, not just over 100M. Chicago is missing hundreds in the 283 count. Emporis lists around 250 buildings between 200 and 325 feet. That website lists around 20. It must just be a work in progress. It says it isn't accurate for buildings less than 150 meters. For 150+ meters it's 110 Chicago, 32 Houston and 18 Dallas.
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Old 03-12-2012, 09:56 PM
 
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Without looking it up, this is my guess in order.


New York
Florida
Illinois
California
Texas
This, also not necessarily in order.

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Old 03-12-2012, 10:07 PM
 
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Isn't the thread about buildings over 12 stories?

Your first search seems to be structures over 150 feet tall, since it lists over 650 of those for Houston, but only 417 buildings over 12 stories.

The second search is buildings over 300 feet. How are you getting those amounts of 185 and 101? If I do a search for buildings 100M or more, I get 37 for Dallas, 80 for Houston and 256 for Chicago. Austin has 14, San Antonio has 6 and Fort Worth has 6.
not sure where you are getting the 417 from, this incomplete list has 640 over 12 stories.

All buildings | Buildings | EMPORIS

the site is missing a ton of buildings. And some of them towards the end are listed with the incorrect number of floors

for the second site I also dunno how you are getting the numbers you are getting
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Old 03-12-2012, 10:17 PM
 
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anyway, the info is all incomplete on this and I am tired of going back and forth over unverifiable data.

To answer the thread question, if I had to pick states this is how I would list them:

1. New York
2. California
3. Texas
4. Illinois
5. Florida
6. Pennsylvania
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:30 AM
 
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Its pretty close between Illinois & Texas. I know theres alot going on in Texas skyscraper wise.
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:24 AM
 
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I can believe Illinois has more high rises than Texas, but how can Illinois have more high rises than the state of Florida?
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:17 AM
 
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not sure where you are getting the 417 from, this incomplete list has 640 over 12 stories.

All buildings | Buildings | EMPORIS

the site is missing a ton of buildings. And some of them towards the end are listed with the incorrect number of floors

for the second site I also dunno how you are getting the numbers you are getting
You have to go back on page and scroll down on the right, it lists the number of high-rise buildings in Houston, at 417. The 640 is just everything, some aren't highrises, just tall structures, there are demolished ones, visions, proposed, etc. Everything that has been thought about, is, or was.

Chicago's corresponding number to Houston's 640 is over 1,700

http://www.emporis.com/city/chicago-...l-buildings/86

Hundreds of those aren't current 12 story buildings though. You have to go to the front page on Emporis for Chicago and it lists the current 1,207, which is apples to apples with Houston's 417.

For the second set of numbers, I looked at the website you supplied.

http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/crea...=on&list_year=

It isn't accurate for buildings of less than 150 meters though, as it declares. So I looked at buildings of greater than 150 meters and got my amounts. You can sort it by height. 100+ meters is 37 for Dallas, 80 for Houston and 256 for Chicago. For 150+ meters it's 110 Chicago, 32 Houston and 18 Dallas.
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:25 AM
 
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I can believe Illinois has more high rises than Texas, but how can Illinois have more high rises than the state of Florida?
Using Emporis, which seems to be the best site, the number of buildings 12+ stories that are currently standing comes out to around 1,400 in Illinois and 1,100 in Texas. Those are both give or take around 80-100 buildings I'm assuming. There are multiple suburbs and smaller cities with 4-6 highrises, but I don't think we missed anything with more than 15+ highrises. Not enough to overcome 300. I poked through ares like Macomb, Decatur, Danville and Kankakee in Illinois and see another 15 of them, but that's not going to change things a lot.

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