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Old 02-22-2012, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC USA
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Here is how I rank North Carolina city skylines

1) Charlotte
2) Raleigh
3) Winston-Salem
4) Greensboro
5) Asheville
6) Durham
7) Wilmington
8) High Point
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Old 02-22-2012, 03:55 PM
 
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Wilmington has a skyline?
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Old 02-22-2012, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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I might actually put Asheville above Greensboro.
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:16 AM
 
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Does Pilot Mountain count?
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Old 02-23-2012, 03:26 PM
 
Location: NC
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1. Charlotte
2. Raleigh
3. Winston-Salem
4. Greensboro
5. Asheville
6. Durham

oh, the same as yours
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Old 02-23-2012, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC USA
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Wilmington has a skyline?
lol yes Wilmington does.

Many people are surprised High Point has a skyline even though its small. High Point has a dense skyline partly due to all the furniture showrooms. The Showplace in High Point is actually the largest convention center in the state.

Guilford County is the only county in North Carolina that has two urban core cities with skylines (Greensboro & High Point). Greensboro has 273,000 people and High Point has 100,000. Both the cities have grown together so its like one big city.

I cant post these photos here but here are the links

downtown High Point photos

http://www.kannadakoota.com/allKanna.../HighPoint.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/180/4...f7becd54f1.jpg

http://showplace-highpoint.com/images/convention/Elevator-People-Lobby-1-DSC.jpg (broken link)

http://www.upon-bamboo-fly-fishing-r...rolina-usa.jpg

http://www.marketsquareandsuites.com...-tower-big.jpg

http://cdn.hotelplanner.com/Common/I...ls/30166_1.jpg

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attra...chrisbrown.jpg

http://www.ashfordsuites.com/wp-cont...08-31_1335.jpg

http://pics4.city-data.com/cpicv/vfiles36162.jpg

http://www.kiwanishighpoint.org/images/downtown.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2276/...60ab6c7c98.jpg

Greensboro photos

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_XiyGBzZ5UO...0/DSCN0035.JPG

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3255/...6e5497fa_z.jpg

http://images.apartments.com/propima...8/VW010264.JPG

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3243/...d486632968.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3289/...b4e_z.jpg?zz=1

http://www.totsandtravel.com/images/...olina-main.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3130/...3e2db430_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3146/...394_z.jpg?zz=1

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3242/...ea744040_z.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5121/...1e2356f2_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3065/...9805b2c8_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3008/...56d9d3a7_z.jpg

Winston-Salem photos

http://www.empowermint.com/ThumbGen....20Ballpark.jpg


http://farm1.static.flickr.com/213/5...9b72e7b2_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3629/...50c3c41a7c.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/102/2...0d4250bdbc.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2585/...1c360d47e7.jpg

http://i1.bookcdn.com/data/Photos/La...m-Skyline.JPEG

http://www.businessfacilities.com/as...earch-park.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1015/...1166b29e_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4134/...a1900b06_z.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2316/...092abec5_z.jpg

Durham photos

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3271/...cd8b26ae_z.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4034/...b4d_z.jpg?zz=1

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2083/...66683f45_z.jpg

Asheville

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3287/...85d7849eec.jpg

Raleigh

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2477/...d2bb4abc_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3328/...693f92ef_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3344/...651a8491_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3183/...88688427_z.jpg

Charlotte

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2762/...be5187dc_z.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2562/...2d52529320.jpg

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5095/...d40fb62f_z.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3404/...7d7c7e15_z.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2623/...10088a55_z.jpg

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Old 02-23-2012, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Bermuda Run, NC
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1) Charlotte
2) Raleigh
3) Winston-Salem
4) Greensboro
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:33 AM
 
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1. Charlotte
2. Winston-Salem
3. Raleigh
4. Greensboro
5. Asheville
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:36 AM
 
Location: Not Where I'd Like To Be
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Why would Winston Salem be put before Raleigh?
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Old 02-26-2012, 03:21 PM
 
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Wikipedia has a picture of the skylines in those cities. I assume those are the best views of each skyline

List of municipalities in North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Going by that, it would have to be:
1)Charlotte
2)Raleigh
3)W/S
4)Asheville
5)Greensboro
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