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View Poll Results: Which city has the most beautiful and breathtaking skyline?
Baltimore 3 0.70%
Los Angeles 7 1.63%
Seattle 37 8.62%
Denver 9 2.10%
San Diego 7 1.63%
Phoenix 2 0.47%
Chicago 57 13.29%
San Francisco 32 7.46%
Houston 17 3.96%
New York City 92 21.45%
Boston 8 1.86%
Philadelphia 7 1.63%
Pittsburgh 23 5.36%
Dallas 13 3.03%
Detroit 5 1.17%
Atlanta 84 19.58%
St. Louis 4 0.93%
Minneapolis 15 3.50%
Kansas City 1 0.23%
New Orleans 6 1.40%
Voters: 429. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-26-2007, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Northeast
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Originally Posted by hazeleyedsoul87 View Post
Vote! In my opinion: peerless New York City.
...not to be a wet blanket, but I don't look closely at skylines anymore.

The last time I did there was a giant cloud of smoke where two buildings once stood. I haven't payed attention since.

Never forget.

-TT

 
Old 02-26-2007, 09:35 PM
j33
 
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out of the cities listed above, New York and my home town (see location).
 
Old 02-26-2007, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Default San Francisco!!

Had to vote for my San Francisco... nothing like that view from the Bay, especially when fog drapes over the bridges & buildings. Still takes my breath away, even after living here for 24 years.

Golden Gate:


Bay Bridge & Skyline:
 
Old 02-26-2007, 10:44 PM
 
Location: Albert Lea,Mn
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I'll admit I'm biased when I say Minneapolis I did spend most of my life there.However I consider myself a traveler of sorts and I've seen many different skylines/cityscapes across the country.I also tend to judge what they look like at night.That pic of Pittsburgh is cool and Anchorage is awsome.
 
Old 02-26-2007, 11:17 PM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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I dunno...that bridge being lit up like that is way cool. We don't have any big bridges in AK. That is a very well placed shot.
Anchorage is quite small compared to the lower 48 cities. But is set in a nice spot. Right on the water (Cook Inlet) and backed by the mountains. And we don't have any real tall skyscrapers up here either. Might be due to the earthquake prone zone, or that we are a few years behind in things like skyscrapers. Anyone else have a picture of thier city?
 
Old 02-27-2007, 03:23 AM
 
Location: FL
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[Though they all have something unique and nice in their own way, sorry buy Skyline = NY!!!
Why can't I emphasize the = with darker text or colored text?
Well, emphasis on the =!!!
 
Old 02-27-2007, 05:50 AM
 
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I think you missed a big one in that list.... and that's Las Vegas. It has a skyline that people awe over around the world. I mean come on, Phoenix made the list but not the city of lights? Ever see the Vegas skyline at night? It's pretty darn cool!
 
Old 02-27-2007, 10:22 AM
 
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Thumbs up Breathtaking and Inspiring

http://img443.imageshack.us/img443/7642/utahai4.jpg (broken link)

While not on the list above the mountains behind Salt Lake City are pretty "breathtaking" (as far as artificial skyline goes: I voted for San Francisco).

What the heck does Kansas City doing on that list?
 
Old 02-27-2007, 01:29 PM
 
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I agree, Salt Lake City is also beautiful!
 
Old 02-27-2007, 02:01 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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Phoenix sucks...
No Las Vegas?!....what the heck!?!?
Skyline in New Orleans?!?...
St.Louis' skyline is alright.......the arch is the 'centerpiece'
Los Angeles...there's really no skyline...like Phoenix...
Detroit has a nice skyline with Windsor looking down from Belle Isle...
Denver's skyline is nice....
Chicago has an awesome skyline!!........
Dallas...another city that has the spread-out western skyline....
N.Y.C. skyline, closest i got was the by the bridge around Nyack...looks intimidating.... larger-than-life (skyline)
Houston...really didn't leave an impression...
Boston...nice skyline...right up there with the best...

My vote goes for Las Vegas!!!

Last edited by Blue Grass Fever; 02-27-2007 at 03:17 PM.. Reason: to add Boston...
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