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Old Posted Aug 1, 2013, 3:52 PM
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I'd say Campinas wins big time.
The Campinas skyline is entirely composed of buildings you'll find around Concordia University in Montreal which have been, over the years, consistently and repeatedly voted as the ugliest buildings in the city.

Denver has over 20 buildings over 100 meters and a few over 200 meters while the tallest in Campinas is 90 meters.

What is impressive in Campinas and other southern american cities is the density. But I wouldn't trade one modern 200 m skyscraper for 20 of those 15-20 stories residential blocks...
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Old Posted Aug 1, 2013, 5:49 PM
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The Concordia Ghetto gets no respect. The area is completely truck-faced. Utilitarian as they come. The Commie-Block capital of Quebec. There is worse still: Longueuil, and still worse: Laval Clock Tower.
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Old Posted Aug 1, 2013, 5:54 PM
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The Campinas skyline is entirely composed of buildings you'll find around Concordia University in Montreal which have been, over the years, consistently and repeatedly voted as the ugliest buildings in the city.

Denver has over 20 buildings over 100 meters and a few over 200 meters while the tallest in Campinas is 90 meters.

What is impressive in Campinas and other southern american cities is the density. But I wouldn't trade one modern 200 m skyscraper for 20 of those 15-20 stories residential blocks...
Funy, I would happily trade a 300m for it's height in 15-20m residential buildings. To me density is far better than height. Look at LA, it's tall, and looks horribly awkward. A south american city is a place for people, an usa one is a place for corporate egos. Canada is somewhere in the middle.
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The Campinas skyline is entirely composed of buildings you'll find around Concordia University in Montreal which have been
nonsense, next time, use the word MOSTLY instead of ENTIRELY.
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While I'm sure it wasn't a conscious effort to emulate the Moscow suburbs, it's pretty much what Hamilton got.
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Old Posted Aug 2, 2013, 12:45 AM
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Best under a million skyline in the country.
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I wouldn't agree, but to each their own. My vote for best under 1 million goes to either Winnipeg or Halifax.
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Old Posted Aug 2, 2013, 1:09 AM
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They both lack the commie blocks.
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I suppose that is true. Both have a fair number though...
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Our tallest building is a commie block! We have our share, that's for sure.
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They both lack the commie blocks.
Winnipeg has scads of Commie Blocks. Not sure what city you are referring to.
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Winnipeg has scads of Commie Blocks. Not sure what city you are referring to.
Not to the same degree as Hamilton. Winnipeg's skyline has commie blocks, Hamilton's is commie blocks.
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Not to the same degree as Hamilton. Winnipeg's skyline has commie blocks, Hamilton's is commie blocks.
Touché. Hamilton does it right though, I love Hamilton's skyline.
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Windsor looks great!
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