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Old 08-30-2008, 03:24 PM
 
Location: BUFFALO, NY
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What city in the US has the Best City Hall?

And what I mean by this - is it's looks and architecture. New or old, which city hall in the country do you think looks best?

Here's the largest one in the United States: (Buffalo City Hall, Buffalo, NY)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2329/...228c22.jpg?v=0

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Old 08-30-2008, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Stumptown
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Originally Posted by Buffalonian4life View Post
What city in the US has the Best City Hall?

And what I mean by this - is it's looks and architecture. New or old, which city hall in the country do you think looks best?

Here's the largest one in the United States: (Buffalo City Hall, Buffalo, NY)

by Buffalonian4life.
Holy crap!
That's impressive...
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Old 08-30-2008, 03:58 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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San Diego has hands down the most corrupt and ugly.
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Old 08-30-2008, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
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The city hall in Buffalo is HUGE!!!! Impressive for a city of its size.
That looks like it is bigger than CA's state capital, let alone a city hall

The three best looking city halls in CA in my opinion are:
San Francisco
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3228/...a8c4ce.jpg?v=0

Los Angeles
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1215/...8ffcff.jpg?v=0

Beverly Hills
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1137/...0e353f.jpg?v=0

Those are my picks for best in the West, but it may be hard to beat out the older architecture of the East.

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Old 08-30-2008, 04:22 PM
 
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http://info.detnews.com/dn/history/c...images/old.gif

Detroit had one of the most beautiful city hall's in the entire country. Sadly the city decided to demolish it in 1961. It was very confidential in those days. I still think today that they should have not demolished the beauty.

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Old 08-30-2008, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Bay View, Milwaukee
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The Milwaukee City Hall is quite lovely:

http://www.ci.mil.wi.us/ImageLibrary...icCityHall.jpg

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Old 08-30-2008, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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I guess it depends on what you like, so i guess there is no real answer.
I mean I'm Texas oriented, but if you like more modern stuff then Dallas' and Austin's city hall are ok:
http://news.cnet.com/i/ne/p/2007/515AustinCityHall550x366.jpg[/IMG][IMG]http://dextrovert.com/albums/downtowndallas/LD1057_DTD_Dallas_City_Hall.jpg
But then again if you like the White house looking clone stuff, sort of like the State Capitol of Texas... San Fran's and BV Hills does a good job... but if you want a traditional but still slightly modern, Houston's and Los Angeles' do well too.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...DANIEL2986.jpg
that's houston's... but I mean I guess my favorite city hall would be the one that works most efficiently and effectively...

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Old 08-30-2008, 06:22 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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St. Louis City Hall.
http://pics4.city-data.com/cpicv/vfiles14222.jpg


Google Street View
1200 Market St St. Louis - Google Maps

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Old 08-30-2008, 06:27 PM
 
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Buffalo's is impressive.
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Old 08-30-2008, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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Buffalo's is impressive.
Buffalo's kicks *** (i bleeped myself out )
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