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View Poll Results: Which Building???
Chicago Spire 104 44.83%
Freedom Tower 116 50.00%
Neither 12 5.17%
Voters: 232. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-25-2008, 03:24 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Tough call, really. Do you go for an uninspiring, but safe and conservative design in the Freedom Tower, or a controversial, but cutting-edge design in the Chicago Spire?
Cutting edge is right, it looks like a drill bit.
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Old 06-25-2008, 03:36 PM
 
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Cutting edge is right, it looks like a drill bit.
Yeah, I think the Freedom Tower is very classic and beautiful - for a skyscraper that is.
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Old 06-25-2008, 03:43 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Eh-oh! Looks like there might be a market for making a vibe called "The Chicago Spire"!
If they did, I'd marry it!!!
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Old 06-25-2008, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Cutting edge is right, it looks like a drill bit.
Yes it does. As for the people who think it looks like a vibrator, I dare them to use a vibrator thats shaped like that. Theyll be drilling straight into their cervixes, and quite painfully I might add.
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Old 06-25-2008, 03:55 PM
 
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Yes it does. As for the people who think it looks like a vibrator, I dare them to use a vibrator thats shaped like that. Theyll be drilling straight into their cervixes, and quite painfully I might add.
Hahaha....good one. I do like the design of it. I'm just not a fan of skycrapers, although Chicago's is a beautiful skyline - one of few in the U.S. I probably only like Chicago's and Seattle's skylines.
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Old 06-25-2008, 04:02 PM
 
Location: West LA
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Hahaha....good one. I do like the design of it. I'm just not a fan of skycrapers, although Chicago's is a beautiful skyline - one of few in the U.S. I probably only like Chicago's and Seattle's skylines.
Not a fan of skyscrapers? I don't often meet people who of of this opinion! Please explain! (I'm curious )
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Old 06-25-2008, 04:02 PM
 
Location: North Central Indiana
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I voted for the spire but narowly, The Freedom tower is classic, but not bold enough, The Spire is overly bold and looks like a "SPIRE" lol.
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Old 06-25-2008, 04:15 PM
 
Location: North Central Indiana
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Here are both Towers Promo Video:

FREEDOM TOWER:
Completing the Vision Animation || Animations || Videos || World Trade Center ||

CHICAGO SPIRE:
The Chicago Spire. Inspired by nature, imagined by Calatrava.
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Old 06-25-2008, 04:50 PM
 
Location: USA
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I don't think those renderings do the Spire justice at all. You have a poorly rendered spire, and a professionally rendered Freedom Tower.
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Old 06-25-2008, 04:53 PM
 
Location: USA
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Ok...hadn't gotten to the movies yet. Nice post Jericho.

I think I liked the Freedom Tower more before seeing the movie. My vote goes for the Spire hands down. All that glass is gonna look great after its finished.
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