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Old Posted Jun 8, 2008, 8:51 PM
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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


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City National Plaza





200 Figueroa


611 Place


Department of Water and Power


Bank of America Plaza


AON Center


Gas Company Tower


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550 S. Hope Street


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Two California Plaza


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Figueroa @ Wilshire & 777 Tower

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US Bank Tower
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Here are some more pics:

Maina City (Chicago)



Woolworth Building (NYC)




Chrysler Building (NYC)



MetLife Building (NYC)


City Hall (Toronto)


United Nations



WTC






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


WFC


Columbia Center
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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
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What a trip! Wish I could have been there at that time.
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A few photos from the books Houston: City of Destiny and the first edition of Ray Miller's Houston from the late 70s and early 80s...

Aerial view from the west with Pennzoil Place under construction


Pit of Pennzoil Place


1978/79 or so, Three Allen Plaza & Enterpise Plaza UC




1979, Three Allen Plaza, Enterpise Plaza & barely visible Le Meridien (Doubletree)


Part of 4 Houston Center visible during Construction


1600 Smith Street


Allied Bank Plaza (Wells Fargo Plaza)






w/ Cranes for RepublicBank Center (Bank of America Center) visible




Heritage Plaza during 1986's Rendez-vous Houston concert


http://www.jarreuk.co.uk/houston/houston25.jpg


http://www.jarreuk.co.uk/houston/houston31.jpg


http://k53.pbase.com/o6/07/527607/1/...dE.img073a.jpg


http://i.pbase.com/o6/07/527607/1/94...X3.img080a.jpg


http://www.phototx.net/images/firewo...S/IMG00005.JPG

Distant view of DT from University of Houston's Main Campus w/ Gulf Tower (Fulbright Tower), 4 Houston Center, Allied Bank Plaza, and cranes from 1600 Smith & Four Allen Center


Portion of RepublicBank Center (Bank of America Center) w/ model


America Tower (American General Center)




Transco Tower (Williams Tower) w/ Original Rendering


Four Oaks Place
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What's going on here?
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What's going on here?
It's a photo from the Rendez-vous Houston concert performed by Jean Michel Jarre.
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What's going on here?

Wow, cool, it looks like some sort of futuristic version of Houston even though it from 20 years ago.
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Good thread, Threehundred. Man, those construction photos of L.A. in the 60's, 70's and 80's are awesome!
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Brillliant idea for a thread. Those LA shots and the Space Needle are well fantastic.
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Sears Tower





JHC

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JHC


WOW i like it that builidng,
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JHC

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^^^ That JHC pic has always been my favorite hands down.
Thanks for posting it cbotnyse.
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Expo Habitat (Montreal) under construction

http://www.westland.net/expo67/map-d...ildingexpo.htm
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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
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this thread is awesome - thanks for pics
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