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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 06-02-2007, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Portland, OR
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This is my list. I am not the type of person to argue, so if you disagree, you're pretty much wasting your time trying to argue with me.

Best Skyline (World): Hong Kong

http://img382.imageshack.us/img382/2317/hongkongskylinebymkekyzu9.jpg (broken link)

Top 3 Skylines (United States):

1. New York:
http://img385.imageshack.us/img385/1438/newyorkskyline3hy5.jpg (broken link)

2. Chicago:


3 TIED Seattle / San Francisco:


http://img385.imageshack.us/img385/2473/sanfran5bg032605xf9.jpg (broken link)


The two worst skylines in the country hands-down go to Phoenix and Salt Lake City. These are the two ugliest, least inspiring skylines.

Phoenix:


Salt Lake City:
http://img385.imageshack.us/img385/9814/skylinefw5.jpg (broken link)

 
Old 06-02-2007, 01:38 PM
 
Location: In God
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At first I thought Hong Kong's skyline (pictured above) looked retarded, but when I really looked at the colors and designs, I thought that it really looks neat. It looks even more like a city than New York. We could use something like that down here.
 
Old 06-02-2007, 07:57 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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Looks like no one voted for San Diego, so I vote for San Diego!


 
Old 06-02-2007, 08:57 PM
 
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That's a stunning backdrop. For me, mountains and large hills can make an otherwise ordinary view pretty spectacular.
 
Old 06-02-2007, 09:20 PM
 
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I wish Cincinnati was on this poll, when driving North on I-74 (from Lexington) and making that one turn around the Hill and it hits you all at once. It is by the most breath taking IMO.
 
Old 06-03-2007, 03:13 PM
 
Location: moving again
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my opinon on best world skyline will be New York after some of those amazing projects are finished (New WTC, BofA, NNTT, ect...), but for now, Hong Kong takes that place, second is NY, and Chicago takes third
 
Old 06-03-2007, 03:25 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Old 06-03-2007, 05:03 PM
 
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I agree with those who said Hong Kong, I have been there and it's pretty incredible. It's great during the day also, with the hills as a background.

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Vote! In my opinion: peerless New York City.
 
Old 06-03-2007, 07:47 PM
 
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
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Default I forgot Charlotte...

Charlotte has the tallest skyscraper between Philly and ATL.
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q47/zvercetti/Skylinecharlotte2.jpg (broken link)

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q47/zvercetti/CLTDouglas.jpg (broken link)

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q47/zvercetti/Boa_cc.jpg (broken link)

I think Charlotte is very underrated too.
 
Old 06-03-2007, 09:03 PM
 
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[quote=zvercetti;822913]Charlotte has the tallest skyscraper between Philly and ATL.




http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q47/zvercetti/Boa_cc.jpg (broken link)
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it looks like Library Tower/US Bank Tower in LA from that view
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