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Old Posted Dec 31, 2016, 4:39 AM
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Wow, this thread brings me back to 2003, when the majority of my forum experience revolved around me making completely random lists ranking cities on completely random criteria and posting them confidently as if people actually gave a shit what my thoughts were on the subject.
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Trying to get the appeal in Philly's skyline? Well, to each its own.
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Trying to get the appeal in Philly's skyline? Well, to each its own.
I think the better question is: how can you not understand the appeal in Philadelphia's skyline?


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philly has made great strides

SF clips it for setting and the new tower, to me anyway
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Best Skylines in the World

1. NYC (easy)
2. Hong Kong
3. Chicago
4. Toronto
5. Shanghai
6. San Francisco
7. Moscow
8. LA
9. Dubai
10. Seattle
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Houston has some of the most BORING buildings ever. Not a fan of Dallas' either. I'd definitely put SF, Seattle, and Philadelphia over those two.

U.S.
1 - NY
2 - Chicago
3 - SF
4 - Philadelphia
5 - Seattle
6 - Miami
7 - LA
8 - Atlanta (not really a fan of how sparse it is, but if the gaps are filled in the next 50 years it could be spectacular)
9 - Houston
10 - Minneapolis

I didn't put a great deal of thought into this, but this is my tentative order.
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Old Posted May 11, 2017, 5:21 PM
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Trying to get the appeal in Philly's skyline? Well, to each its own.
Yeah, totally... I don't really get the appeal of Philly's skyline either... height, density, breadth, blend of old and new, diversity of classic and modern styles, different directional views offering highly-varied visual experience and features of the skyline ... lost on me too...

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Old Posted May 11, 2017, 5:49 PM
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Because I've only posted six of these lists on here before, and I think I need to post seven:

Top 10 USA skylines (USA skylines are all that matter... USA is all that matters... in fact, my opinion of USA skylines is all that matters):

1 - Pittsburgh
2 - Philadelphia
3 - Erie
4 - Harrisburg
5 - Reading
6 - Wilkes-Barre
7 - Scranton
8 - Lancaster
9 - Washington
10 - Allentown
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Old Posted May 11, 2017, 8:36 PM
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US only:

Chicago
New York (best looking at night)
Seattle
Pittsburgh
Houston (best when viewed facing west)

Rest of the world:

Hong Kong
Moscow City
La Defense, Paris
Pudong, Shanghai
City of London

Dubai has some amazing buildings but they're all lined up along one street. Looks like someone was bored on Sim City and just plopped down a bunch of towers in a straight line. Same with Philly. Love the buildings but most lined up along Market St.
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How the skyline looks and feels as you are interacting with it is more important to me than the heights of all the buildings. Therefore here is my list from cities I have visited:

North America
1. Chicago
2. San Francisco
3. New York
4. Philadelphia
5. Seattle
6. Vancouver
7. San Diego
8. Los Angeles
9. Portland
10. St. Louis

The world outside North America.

1. Sydney
2. Hong Kong
3. Melbourne
4. Kuala Lampur
5. Bangkok
6. Barcelona
7. Malmo
8. Shanghai
9. Paris
10. Dubai
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Ranked by a composite of beauty, height, and density, of cities I have been to:

North America
1) San Francisco
2) New York City
3) Chicago
4) Seattle
5) Vancouver
6) Miami
7) Philadelphia
8) Boston
9) San Diego
10) Los Angeles

Asia
1) Hong Kong
2) Singapore
3) Tokyo
4) Taipei
5) Seoul
u need to visit houston
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Dallas, Texas. I think the only American skyline that can "change theme" with LED lights. Red, white and blue for Independence day, Red for Valentine's day, Orange and jack-o-lanterns for Halloween, pink for the annual Mary Kay convention, etc. Hopefully soon Amazon Orange for a big announcement!


4th of July theme and fireworks (must click)
By Cesar Virella, Flickr- https://www.flickr.com/photos/rasec33/35576040642/


By Andrew's Travel Blog: http://andystravelblog.img.boardinga...-hampton-1.jpg


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By Joseph Haubert, Flickr- https://i.pinimg.com/originals/50/b3...bff9427ffa.jpg

By Houston Architecture.com- http://www.houstonarchitecture.com/h...110f47fd7339cd


By Joseph Haubert- https://tribcw33.files.wordpress.com...rip=all&w=1200
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Old Posted Sep 12, 2017, 9:58 PM
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Asia

1. Hong Kong
2. Shenzhen
3. Shanghai
4. Guangzhou
5. Kuala Lumpur
6. Dubai
7. Tokyo
8. Chongqing
9. Singapore
10. Seoul


America

1. New York
2. Chicago
3. Toronto
4. Los Angeles
5. San Francisco
6. Panama City
7. Mexico City
8. Philadelphia
9. Montreal
10. Sao Paulo


Europe, Africa, Australia

1. Melbourne
2. Sydney
3. Moscow
4. Brisbane
5. London
6. Paris
7. Frankfurt
8. Gold Coast
9. Rotterdam
10. Warsaw
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