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Old 03-11-2012, 09:54 AM
 
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Whoch state has the most high-rises (12 floors or more), it doesnt matter what the purpose of the high-rise is. My guess would be between Florida or New York but im not sure
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:01 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Without looking it up, this is my guess in order.


New York
Florida
Illinois
California
Texas
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:36 AM
 
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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Throughout a state and not just concentrated on a certain metro area I'd say unquestionably Florida. Their beaches are littered with cocrete highrises up and down both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
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Old 03-11-2012, 11:48 PM
 
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Yeah that's why I guessed Florida; NYC is a skyscraper zone though but Florida just has so many areas with skyscrapers.
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:02 AM
 
Location: Austin
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Without looking it up, this is my guess in order.


New York
Florida
Illinois
California
Texas
Does Illinois have more skyscrapers than Texas?, I know most of Illinois skyscrapers reside in Chicago, while Texas skyscrapers are speadout through different cities like, Midland, Odessa, El Paso, Amarillo, Lubbock, Tyler, Temple, Waco, ect.
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Old 03-12-2012, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Does Illinois have more skyscrapers than Texas?, I know most of Illinois skyscrapers reside in Chicago, while Texas skyscrapers are speadout through different cities like, Midland, Odessa, El Paso, Amarillo, Lubbock, Tyler, Temple, Waco, ect.
There's well over 1000 alone in the city of Chicago (more than DFW metro, Austin, SA, and Metro Houston combined, I believe) and there's several hundred more throughout Chicagoland in Illinois like Oak Brook, Schaumburg, Rosemont, Evanston, Lombard, etc. With Temple and Tyler, there's like two or three tops and if you add them, you have to think about places like Springfield, Rockford, and Peoria in Illinois. I'd be shocked if Texas has more.
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Old 03-12-2012, 08:42 AM
 
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I did a quick search and found:

Chicago 1,207
Suburbs (chose 10 random ones I know have highrises: 72
Downstate (chose 9 random downstate cities: 91

Illinois quick total: 1,370

For Texas I chose Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Corpus Cristi, Austin, Waco and Galveston and came up with 1,056.

So it would depend on if there are another 314 highrises in Texas. Not sure if there would be, as the two cities of Dallas/Fort Worth together have less than that amount.
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Old 03-12-2012, 09:48 AM
 
Location: The City
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NYC alone has more than 5900 skyscrapers

Wonder if NYC has as many as the rest of US combined

All other states are so far behind NYC alone
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Old 03-12-2012, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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I would more than likely rank Florida #2 under New York. (You can't forget about Upstate and Western New York as well). 3/4 is a toss up between Illinois and Texas. Then I'd go with California. After that it gets a bit confusing.. Ohio? Pennsylvania? etc, etc..
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Old 03-12-2012, 11:00 AM
 
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I would more than likely rank Florida #2 under New York. (You can't forget about Upstate and Western New York as well). 3/4 is a toss up between Illinois and Texas. Then I'd go with California. After that it gets a bit confusing.. Ohio? Pennsylvania? etc, etc..

As a guess would say PA after those; both Pittsburgh and Philly have quite a few

Not sure
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