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Old 08-29-2014, 08:46 PM
 
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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The Miami skyline views from the Julia Tuttle Causeway bridge is pretty stunning.
Yes, I agree especially at night when the skyline illuminates with a variety of color. It looks like a very electric city.
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Old 08-30-2014, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis looks incredible from all of its bridges as you cross the Mississippi River, especially the Stone Arch and Third Ave. Bridges. The I-35W bridge gives you a sweeping, panoramic view of the entire city, if you can enjoy it at freeway speeds.
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Old 08-30-2014, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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You can see both Twin Cities from the Highway 55 bridge over the Minnesota River. It's clearer in person, but you can even tell in street view:
http://i.imgur.com/zNRV40Z.jpg

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Old 08-30-2014, 04:01 PM
 
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St. Paul's downtown bridges also have really good panoramic views, since they tend to be higher up because of the elevation change:

The Wabasha St. Bridge leads straight into downtown and is completely level with downtown's streets since downtown St. Paul is built on a cliff. IT has a very broad, up-close view of downtown and a view of the river valley, bluffs, and the Smith Ave. High Bridge in the distance:
https://maps.google.com/?ll=44.94224...38.52,,0,-4.88

The Smith Ave. High Bridge is extremely high up (thus the name) and has a panoramic 360 view of Downtown St. Paul, both the Capitol and the Cathedral of St. Paul, along with the river valley/bluffs.

https://maps.google.com/?ll=44.93301...20.49,,0,-3.47

The Robert St. Bridge has a similar view as the Wabasha St. Bridge, except you can also see the train tracks leading into Union Depot.

https://maps.google.com/?ll=44.94428...1.99,,0,-10.23

The Lafayette Bridge also has a good view of downtown from a distance:
https://maps.google.com/?ll=44.94713...60.83,,0,-5.38
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Old 08-31-2014, 06:26 PM
 
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The Miami skyline views from the Julia Tuttle Causeway bridge is pretty stunning.
Few cities can match the city views of Miami from its bridges and causeways. I snapped these pics with my phone today as we tooled around Biscayne Bay on boat. Rickenbacker Causeway connects Miami to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sobchb...7647089245485#

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sobchb...647089245485/#

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sobchb...647089245485/#

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sobchb...647089245485/#
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Old 09-02-2014, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Limbo
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Not my picture:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jtmillphoto/8005001682/
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Old 09-02-2014, 07:00 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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I will start with the most obvious. All pictures by me

The Bay Bridge in San Francisco.


9509663751_bcc4d63694_o by HSung, on Flickr



IMG_5500 by tommynjane, on Flickr



The Bridges of Cincinnati



IMG_6275 by v1rtu0so, on Flickr


IMG_6276 by v1rtu0so, on Flickr
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Old 09-02-2014, 07:44 PM
 
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNCc-EKbklY
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:28 PM
 
Location: East Central Pennsylvania/ Chicago for 6yrs.
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This is a picture LOOKING OFF of one of CHICAGO'S many rising Draw Bridges downtown. This is, what I think is a ICONIC VIEW off of the LAKE SHORE DRIVE BRIDGE, a two level one. Looking West up the Chicago River. I also had it made into a giant wall framed picture on my wall over my sofa. THE EMPTY SPOT ON THE RIGHT IS WHERE THE STARTED THEN HAULTED DUE TO THE FINACIAL CRASH, CHICAGO SPIRE BUILDING WAS TO GO. IT MIGHT STILL GET BUILT they say. Would be the tallest in US.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...-thumbnail.jpg
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:35 PM
 
Location: The City
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SF, NYC, and Philadelphia have some of the best

Maimi from the causeways can be pretty interesting

Others of note I have experienced Cinci, Pittsburgh, Tampa

am sure many others

SF, NYC, and Philadelphia have large bridges (over large bodies of water) that come right in the city core moreso than other places I have experienced
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