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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 02-27-2007, 02:43 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Im a bit biased here, but my vote goes for Chicago. Its perfectly balanced, with the best blend of architecture in the country. Walk down State or Madison and you feel like youre in a man-made canyon, yet on Michigan and Lake Shore it feels incredibly open. Add in some of the best parks in a big city and it all makes up for a A1 experience.

My second vote would be NYC, then Seattle, then Miami (I love tropical cities).

 
Old 02-27-2007, 03:34 PM
JJG
 
Location: Fort Worth
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Vegas should be on the ballot. I don't know why it isn't. Las Vegas has one of the best skylines in the world. Especially at night.

BTW, how do you paste pictures on these posts?
 
Old 02-27-2007, 03:40 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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Thumbs up Las Vegas!!

I always did like looking at Las Vegas's skyline from the Stratosphere and in other highrises through-out the strip. Nothing beats it!
 
Old 02-27-2007, 03:54 PM
 
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If I were to choose based on just having seen pictures, postcards and aerial views, perhaps NY. But narrowing down to cities I've been in firsthand:
Boston, Balt, Phila, NY & Chicago --
gotta go with Chicago. These buildings aren't just big, they're downright beautiful!
While the portraits of the city from Lake Shore are stunning, a stroll along Wacker Drive will take your breath away, day or night!@
 
Old 02-27-2007, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Missouri
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From my bedroom in Las Vegas when I lived there, I could lie in bed with my head on the pillow and look through the picture windows at a perfect panoramic view of the skyline of Las Vegas. It was breathtaking and I was very lucky to have a house high enough south of the Strip to have that 180 degree view.
But...I voted for New York
 
Old 02-27-2007, 08:06 PM
 
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I voted for my hometown of Chicago.
 
Old 02-27-2007, 09:47 PM
 
Location: In exile, plotting my coup
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I vote for Seattle. Something about the glass and steel with the crisp blue waters and the snow-capped peaks in the back gives off this cool, sleek and icy futuristic look. I think it's breathtaking.
 
Old 02-28-2007, 12:38 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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Originally Posted by JJG View Post
Vegas should be on the ballot. I don't know why it isn't. Las Vegas has one of the best skylines in the world. Especially at night.

BTW, how do you paste pictures on these posts?
You have to insert the IMG code, which can be copied by right-clicking an image (select "copy image location")... then hit the picture box in advanced posting, and paste in the location code. You can also use html, by typing **code** (broken link) Did that make sense?
 
Old 02-28-2007, 12:46 AM
 
Location: Bay Area, CA
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I vote for Seattle. Something about the glass and steel with the crisp blue waters and the snow-capped peaks in the back gives off this cool, sleek and icy futuristic look. I think it's breathtaking.
Yes, Seattle is gorgeous, and would definitely be my second choice... come to think of it, why isn't Portland (OR) on there? Call me crazy, but I think it's prettier than many other cities on the poll!

Portland:
 
Old 02-28-2007, 08:01 AM
 
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Miami isn't on the poll, but Kansas City is??? Anywho NY obviously has the most bldgs, but I think Chicago is the best looking. The Sears Tower is still the best skyscraper around.
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