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^became one of the most beautiful skyscrapers anywhere.
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That is one sweet row of fine-lookin' ladies.

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Commerce Court North
Toronto ~1929/30

Another one

TD Centre's TD Tower 226m 1966 Topped out

TD Centre Royal Trust Tower 183m (TD North Tower)1968-ish

TD Tower

~1966 TD Tower

Commerce Court West 239 (official) 287 (antenna) ~1971/72


Harbour Plaza and CN Tower ~1974

Calgary Tower 1967/68 19(4)?m



Commerzbank Tower Frankfurt, Germany 1995/6

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The great thing about this photo as a history of skyscrapers photo is that SOM's New York office is in the 14 Wall Street building, with the pyramid on top. So the great skyscraper architects are located in a great historical skyscraper (although they didn't design it.) They are on the 24th and 25th floors.
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Wow, its incredible how much Chicago has changed since then.
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This is by far the best thread on skyscraperpage. I love seeing the old photos of buildings, many I've been in, under construction. Thanks to all for sharing.
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More construction?

Michigan Gas Consolidated, now One Woodward Avenue

On first glance and without reading the title I was almost 100% positive that this was a picture of San Francisco with the Golden gate bridge in the background.
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I spent like 15 seconds trying to align the Verrazano with the Battery Tunnel in my head. Forgot what thread I was in. Great photo.
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Just found this awesome documentary about the construction of One Worldwide Plaza in NYC which is one of my favorite skyscrapers.

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Found a bunch from Chicago.

Hilton

http://56.media.tumblr.com/27c52087e...fqyo1_1280.jpg

2 Prudential Plaza

http://56.media.tumblr.com/b35db2938...4fqyo1_500.jpg

Lake Point Tower

http://56.media.tumblr.com/770aa93b3...4fqyo1_500.jpg

Merchandise Mart

http://56.media.tumblr.com/b53739fec...fqyo1_1280.jpg

Mather Tower

http://56.media.tumblr.com/29bc4f4c3...fqyo1_1280.jpg

Tribune Tower

http://56.media.tumblr.com/9814de432...fqyo1_1280.jpg

Marina City

http://56.media.tumblr.com/a7ae94ec4...fqyo1_1280.jpg


http://56.media.tumblr.com/3e174483a...fqyo1_1280.jpg

Board of Trade

http://56.media.tumblr.com/97a753485...fqyo1_1280.png

Sears

http://56.media.tumblr.com/a6e5bd322...fqyo1_1280.jpg

Millenium Park

http://56.media.tumblr.com/1d434f620...fqyo1_1280.jpg

Burnham and Root talking amongst themselves.

http://56.media.tumblr.com/a23c7521f...fqyo1_1280.jpg

John Hancock Center

http://56.media.tumblr.com/665b97580...fqyo1_1280.jpg


http://56.media.tumblr.com/0f953ae3e...fqyo1_1280.jpg


http://56.media.tumblr.com/01a4b37cf...fqyo1_1280.jpg


http://56.media.tumblr.com/67cce5226...fqyo1_1280.jpg


http://56.media.tumblr.com/f6dbd6a84...fqyo1_1280.jpg


http://56.media.tumblr.com/83467b40d...fqyo1_1280.jpg

Prudential Building

http://56.media.tumblr.com/e0cefc905...fqyo1_1280.jpg


http://56.media.tumblr.com/e0cefc905...fqyo1_1280.jpg
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Miami | Southeast Financial Center | 1983


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Height: Architectural 232.8 m / 764 ft
Height: To Tip 232.8 m / 764 ft
Floors Above Ground 55
Tower GFA 111,483 m² / 1,199,993 ft²
Developer Gerald D Hines Interests
Architect• Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
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