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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
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics17/00018130.jpg
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics17/00018114.jpg

Cal Plaza 1
http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics37/00068357.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la050.jpg
plinko

City National Plaza
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics46/00042797.jpg
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics41/00055357.jpg
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics26/00032546.jpg
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics26/00032541.jpg

200 Figueroa
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics22/00045851.jpg

611 Place
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics49/00044234.jpg

Department of Water and Power
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics23/00046316.jpg

Bank of America Plaza
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics49/00059393.jpg

AON Center
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics17/00008303.jpg

Gas Company Tower
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la002.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la022.jpg
plinko

550 S. Hope Street
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la003.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la021.jpg
plinko

Two California Plaza
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la005.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la019.jpg
plinko

Figueroa @ Wilshire & 777 Tower
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...tion/la068.jpg
plinko

US Bank Tower
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e2...98a4ab0cf2.jpg

BrandonJXN Jun 10, 2008 3:54 AM

Here are some more pics:

Maina City (Chicago)
http://img102.imageshack.us/img102/8...tionwebai3.jpg
http://img102.imageshack.us/img102/4...ructionyt9.jpg

Woolworth Building (NYC)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...0old/5268w.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...rth_const1.jpg
http://pro.corbis.com/images/BE04459...-6b85eb969014}

Chrysler Building (NYC)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...old/25push.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...ry_slide12.jpg

MetLife Building (NYC)
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi..._York_City.jpg

City Hall (Toronto)
http://www.toronto.ca/archives/photo...268_it0462.jpg

United Nations
http://pro.corbis.com/images/UKD806I...-0180592036e2}
http://pro.corbis.com/images/U915490...-acd6abf58179}

WTC
http://pro.corbis.com/images/BE03042...-a235fdc225f2}
http://pro.corbis.com/images/GE00116...-7a784f80ef52}
http://pro.corbis.com/images/U169327...-695d33698011}
http://pro.corbis.com/images/RT00135...-d3d2670a5831}
http://pro.corbis.com/images/GE00116...-b1d31afba7de}

One Atlantic Center
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...nstruction.jpg
http://jolomo.net/atlanta/beltline/1180ptree-1987.JPG


City Hall (LA)
http://www.skyscrapers.cn/images/na/...nstruction.jpg

Key Tower

http://www.clevelandskyscrapers.com/...eyconstbw2.jpg
http://www.clevelandskyscrapers.com/...eyconstbw1.jpg
http://www.clevelandskyscrapers.com/...nd/keytop1.jpg
http://www.clevelandskyscrapers.com/...ytowerucgp.jpg

JPMorgan Chase Tower
http://www.houstonarchitecture.info/...eTower-001.jpg
http://www.houstonarchitecture.info/...eTower-002.jpg

Petronas Towers

http://www.bmf.ch/images/nl9909_31.jpeghttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/...yscraper_1.jpg

Taipei 101

http://forumst.free.fr/image.php?ima...en&frame=smallhttp://www.designbuild-network.com/c...k/2-alimak.jpg


Chrysler Building

https://www.nyhistory.org/web/images...truction_7.jpg


CN Tower

http://img.search.com/thumb/2/2c/Cnt...unfinished.jpghttp://www.jonasbrandon.com/CN%20Tower.jpg


Space Needle

http://www.historylink.org/db_images/wlt78.JPGhttp://www.djc.com/special/century/2c.jpg


Eiffel Tower

http://www.moma.org/modernteachers/f...4e5dec6e6e.jpghttp://www.moma.org/modernteachers/f...4e61a0d813.jpghttp://www.essential-architecture.co...iffel_1878.jpg


Turning Torso

http://www.djc.com/stories/images/20...ructionAir.JPGhttp://forumst.free.fr/image.php?ima...en&frame=smallhttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...nstruction.jpg


Swiss Re

http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/images/3...73_swissre.jpghttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...-the-skies.jpg


Burj Al Arab

http://www.v-consult.co.uk/images/burj02.jpghttp://p.vtourist.com/2341748-Gosh_I...rted-Dubai.jpg

Bank of China
http://www.orientalarchitecture.com/...g/hkgboc01.jpg

Trump World Tower
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e2...805/265532.jpg

WFC
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e2...05/newyork.jpg

Columbia Center
http://www.djc.com/special/century/7.jpg

Austin55 Jun 10, 2008 4:59 AM

Actually a rendering,posted in this thread http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...26#post3499526

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
http://www.greenargon.com/bldg/images/0248.jpg

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

cooooooooooooool

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
http://www.transamerica.com/images/c...hotos_big1.gif

http://www.businessimagegroup.com/sf...-pyramid_1.jpg

http://www.businessimagegroup.com/sf...-pyramid_2.jpg

http://www.transamerica.com/images/c...os_bigger3.jpg

http://www.businessimagegroup.com/sf...-pyramid_3.jpg

cbotnyse Jun 15, 2008 11:24 PM

Sears Tower

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f2...go/sears-2.jpg

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f2...earstopped.jpg

JHC

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f2...1965som4ct.jpg

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

http://www.westland.net/expo67/map-d.../habitat56.jpg

Expo Habitat (Montreal) under construction

http://www.westland.net/expo67/map-d...ildingexpo.htm

King weatherman3 Jun 29, 2008 4:29 PM

Jhc
 

WOW i like it that builidng, :cool:

Patrick Jul 6, 2008 8:29 PM

900 North Michigan

http://delivery.photolibrary.com/pld...5F%5EX6L%20%0A

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.

http://www.mtlurb.com/pictures/main....serialNumber=1

The US Pavilion under construction at the 1967 World Fair
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/12/17...5e6969.jpg?v=0

The Olympic Stadium
http://www.rio.gouv.qc.ca/servlet/ga...?type=3&id=277

http://www.rio.gouv.qc.ca/servlet/ga...?type=3&id=294

http://www.rio.gouv.qc.ca/servlet/ga...?type=3&id=291


Victoria Square
http://www.banq.qc.ca/histoire_quebe...85S2D79P17.jpg
http://www.banq.qc.ca/histoire_quebe...85S2D113P1.jpg

Desjardins Credit Union Headquarters
http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/6...2archxlxd4.jpg

zepplin100 Aug 31, 2008 3:34 AM

this thread is awesome - thanks for pics

Skyscraper100 Sep 1, 2008 7:12 AM

http://911research.wtc7.net/mirrors/...truction-1.jpg

http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/b...c5resizedl.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...ion_flickr.jpg

http://www.souptree.net/blog/images/...nstruction.jpg

Skyscraper100 Sep 1, 2008 7:14 AM

Empire State U/C

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_gOowFCNUW_U/RL...0/be003370.jpg

Chrysler Building U/C

https://www.nyhistory.org/web/images...truction_7.jpg


Flatiron Building U/C

http://img.nytstore.com/IMAGES/NSAP390_SMALL.JPG

NYC4Life Sep 1, 2008 10:02 AM

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

BrandonJXN Nov 10, 2008 9:02 PM

Bump

Don098 Nov 10, 2008 9:48 PM

Great, great thread!

BrandonJXN Nov 10, 2008 10:48 PM

More of US Bank

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1375/...f1b99f63_b.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1290/...9dd7dc6b_b.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1413/...3ed62daa_b.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1330/...a4ab0cf2_b.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1374/...098163be_b.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/138/3...4dea46a8_o.jpg


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