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Old 06-28-2014, 09:54 AM
 
Location: ATL via ROC
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Here's the farthest view of Rochester's skyline I've seen...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6238/6...30eee145_b.jpg
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Old 06-28-2014, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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Here's the farthest view of Rochester's skyline I've seen...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6238/6...30eee145_b.jpg
Nice. Where was that pic taken?
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Old 07-01-2014, 04:12 PM
 
Location: ATL via ROC
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Nice. Where was that pic taken?
Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area, which is a good 45 or so miles from the city.
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Old 07-17-2014, 12:01 PM
 
Location: New Orleans
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You guys on the east coast are lucky! look of the top of the WTC and see Philly, another huge city.
Here in Chicago, you go to the Sears Tower and see city, suburbs, and corn.
Back to the topic, on a bike ride the other day i could see Chicago from Orland Park on a pedestrian bridge above Lagrange Road. I could see the Sears Tower, The very tip of the Aon Center, and even One Museum Park because the railroad tracks next to me led to it, and i was 20 miles away. I can also see the Sears Tower antennae (trees block the rest of the tower) from my bedroom window 22 miles away.
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Old 07-17-2014, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
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You can see downtown Denver from Pikes Peak, over 70 miles away. On a clear day, with binoculars!
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Old 09-03-2014, 02:48 PM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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I found this website about the new World Trade Center in New York and yes you can see Atlantic City and Philadelphia skylines from the tower.

1 World Trade Center: TIME’s View From The Top Of NYC - TIME
No you can't see Philly

Someone did the math a while ago and confirmed it. In theory, a line of sight could technically exist from the tip of the WTC spire. But even that would struggle to clear the horizon, and be way too small to see.
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Old 09-03-2014, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Burlington County, NJ
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No you can't see Philly

Someone did the math a while ago and confirmed it. In theory, a line of sight could technically exist from the tip of the WTC spire. But even that would struggle to clear the horizon, and be way too small to see.
Once the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center(1,121 ft.) is built in 3 years, you might be able to see it from the Freedom Tower in NYC.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:36 PM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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Last month I was riding my bike along Sunnyside Blvd where it crosses over the Northern State Pkwy, and I saw the faint silhouette of a tall structure to the west, peeking over the horizon. My first thought was ESB or WTC, but it's definitely not either one. Maybe it's 432 Park Ave?
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Old 09-06-2014, 12:12 AM
 
Location: Boise
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Considering how tree-filled and hilly Georgia is, it's pretty hard to get a good far away look at the Atlanta skyline from anywhere on the ground. However, I have found a place where I can see the Buckhead skyline from a certain angle on a certain road in Northeast Fulton from roughly 18 miles away.
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Old 09-06-2014, 01:23 PM
 
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When I lived in Phoenix you could see the skyline from Sun City Festival and even further back depending on your elevation.

As for Tucson, the skyline is very small but very visible due to elevation variation around the metro.
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