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BrandonJXN Jun 8, 2008 8:51 PM

Skyscrapers of old under construction
I made a thread a few months ago that was pretty awesome and for whatever reason, it was deleated. No one told me why. In any event, time to restart this.

Here are some from LA:

Wells Fargo Plaza

Cal Plaza 1

City National Plaza

200 Figueroa

611 Place

Department of Water and Power

Bank of America Plaza

AON Center

Gas Company Tower

550 S. Hope Street

Two California Plaza

Figueroa @ Wilshire & 777 Tower

US Bank Tower

BrandonJXN Jun 10, 2008 3:54 AM

Here are some more pics:

Maina City (Chicago)

Woolworth Building (NYC)}

Chrysler Building (NYC)

MetLife Building (NYC)

City Hall (Toronto)

United Nations}}


One Atlantic Center

City Hall (LA)

Key Tower

JPMorgan Chase Tower

Petronas Towers

Taipei 101

Chrysler Building

CN Tower

Space Needle

Eiffel Tower

Turning Torso

Swiss Re

Burj Al Arab

Bank of China

Trump World Tower


Columbia Center

Austin55 Jun 10, 2008 4:59 AM

Actually a rendering,posted in this thread

In the background you can see republic tower,energy plaza and 1400 pacific all UC,and the recently completed San Jacinto tower on the left

JDRCRASH Jun 11, 2008 6:57 AM

Good thread, Threehundred. Man, those construction photos of L.A. in the 60's, 70's and 80's are awesome!:tup:

jcchii Jun 15, 2008 4:20 AM


HowardL Jun 15, 2008 6:13 PM

Brillliant idea for a thread. Those LA shots and the Space Needle are well fantastic.

BrandonJXN Jun 15, 2008 10:07 PM

The Tansamerica Pyramid

cbotnyse Jun 15, 2008 11:24 PM

Sears Tower


ethereal_reality Jun 16, 2008 3:06 PM

^^^ That JHC pic has always been my favorite hands down.
Thanks for posting it cbotnyse.

MolsonExport Jun 16, 2008 3:33 PM

Expo Habitat (Montreal) under construction

King weatherman3 Jun 29, 2008 4:29 PM


WOW i like it that builidng, :cool:

Patrick Jul 6, 2008 8:29 PM

900 North Michigan

graupner Jul 6, 2008 10:04 PM

Montreal booming in the 1960s : Place Ville-Marie ( Royal Bank of Canada Headquarters) and CIBC Tower ( CIBC Headquarters ) under construction.

The US Pavilion under construction at the 1967 World Fair

The Olympic Stadium

Victoria Square

Desjardins Credit Union Headquarters

zepplin100 Aug 31, 2008 3:34 AM

this thread is awesome - thanks for pics

Skyscraper100 Sep 1, 2008 7:12 AM

Skyscraper100 Sep 1, 2008 7:14 AM

Empire State U/C

Chrysler Building U/C

Flatiron Building U/C

NYC4Life Sep 1, 2008 10:02 AM

Nothing like seeing NYC Landmarks under construction, miss the twins.

BrandonJXN Nov 10, 2008 9:02 PM


Don098 Nov 10, 2008 9:48 PM

Great, great thread!

BrandonJXN Nov 10, 2008 10:48 PM

More of US Bank

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