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Old Posted May 23, 2014, 7:17 PM
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I think someone needs to define spire/antenna/flagpole/mast..

Err soo confused
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Old Posted May 23, 2014, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by marcus View Post
How about flagpole heights?

My question stems from the fact that Raleigh claims to have the tallest between Charlotte and Philly with PNC plaza at 164 meters to the spire (and 130.1 m to roof). But Baltimore's William Donald Schaefer Building is 150 meters to roof height and taller than 164 meters to flagpole height. If the flagpole was included in total height, it would be Baltimore's tallest. But it is not included in the final height. Why is that? Aren't spires and flagpoles both decorations?

Interestingly enough, the Bank of America building has an antenna taller than PNC Plaza and maybe taller than WDS as well.
This picture is a good demonstrater of how the current rules make no sense.
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Old Posted Dec 13, 2016, 9:09 PM
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I think it should have something to do with a percentage of the building's average width. Or gradual decreasing width percentage from the roof top or ornate building top.

I don't know how that would be measured, or who would decide that appropriate percentage, but I think it should not include such a drastic decrease in size as a flag pole or any pole, antenna, etc.
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