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View Poll Results: What is your favorite skyscraper in Seattle?
Columbia Center / Bank of America 8 16.00%
1201 Third Ave (Washington Mutual Tower) 15 30.00%
Two Union Square (Blue Glass - White Stripes) 6 12.00%
Key Bank Tower 0 0%
US Bank Tower 2 4.00%
Rainier Tower 4 8.00%
Smith Tower 5 10.00%
Wells Fargo Center 0 0%
Russell Investments Center 0 0%
Space Needle 10 20.00%
Voters: 50. You may not vote on this poll

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Unread 04-15-2010, 09:44 PM
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Default What is you favorite skyscraper in Seattle

Seattle has a gorgeous skyline. Although the Space Needle is the signature skyscraper, there are many other highrises in Seattle that a very architecturally impressive. Which one is your favorite?

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Unread 04-15-2010, 09:47 PM
 
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The original post-modern WAMU tower (1990), is a classic.

A Mutual Friend on Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/11602696@N00/4451296313/in/pool-washingtonmutualtower - broken link)

I still think it stands out as one of Seattle's best.
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Unread 04-15-2010, 10:12 PM
 
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Currently, here's my top three.

1. Two Union Square
2. Washington Mutual Tower (the first two are nearly tied, but I'll give it to Two Union Square for now)
3. Columbia Center

These are actually the third, second, and first tallest buildings in Seattle respectively. I love Seattle's architecture!
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Unread 04-15-2010, 10:18 PM
 
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I'd choose the Northern Life Tower if it were a choice:

Seattle Tower, Seattle, U.S.A. | Emporis.com
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Unread 04-16-2010, 09:25 AM
 
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The Space Needle is synonymous with Seattle.
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Unread 04-16-2010, 09:27 AM
 
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I love Smith Tower. I also like the WaMu building.
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Unread 04-16-2010, 11:24 AM
 
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This is why I picked Two Union Square.

http://hugeasscity.com/images/Two_Union_Square.jpg

http://static.panoramio.com/photos/o...l/21941376.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...n_Square_2.jpg
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Unread 04-16-2010, 01:07 PM
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Just to give a visual selection ..........


Columbia Center - with Key Bank Tower to the right of it



Washington Mutual Tower (1201 3rd Ave)



Rainier Tower - with US Bank Tower to the left



Smith Tower




Russel Investments Center



Space Needle

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Unread 04-17-2010, 12:30 AM
 
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To Caphillsea77:

I like all of those skyscrapers, but there are other ones that I like a lot that would be considered "skyscrapers." I would say there are about 5-8 others I like a lot and are architecturally impressive. Unfortunately, I dont know any of their names yet but will put them up in pictures soon and will hopefully know their names.

Other than modern skyscrapers, I noticed Seattle to have other great architecture in the form of low density, and medium density, as well as "old" architecture in downtown and other areas in Seattle as well. I dont know their names, but have pictures of most of my favorite architecture that I have seen so far in Seattle. I will put some of the pictures up soon in my own "Seattle pictures" thread.
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Unread 04-17-2010, 09:18 AM
 
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Some of the bulidings I loved when there are not tech sky scrapers.. but there beautiful!!
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