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View Poll Results: If you were to build a mile high tower, where would it be?
New York City 7 20.59%
Hong Kong 0 0%
Dubai 2 5.88%
Shanghai 1 2.94%
Chicago 5 14.71%
Los Angeles 1 2.94%
Abu Dhabi 0 0%
Taipei 0 0%
Tokyo 2 5.88%
Sydney 0 0%
Toronto 4 11.76%
Rio de Janeiro 0 0%
Paris 0 0%
Moscow 0 0%
London 0 0%
Jakarta 1 2.94%
San Francisco 0 0%
Guangzhou 1 2.94%
Seoul 0 0%
Osaka 0 0%
Atlanta 1 2.94%
Frankfurt 0 0%
Washington DC 0 0%
Philadelphia 2 5.88%
Other 7 20.59%
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Old Posted Nov 23, 2010, 5:11 PM
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Mile High Tower Location

If you were to build a mile high tower, where would it be? If you picked other, post what would be your location, so it can be counted at the final results.
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Old Posted Nov 23, 2010, 5:22 PM
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Denver, duh.
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I'd put it either in Hong Kong, Shanghai or Manhattan.

Hong Kong because the land is so expensive there that it really is the most financially feasible place for a mile high tower to get built. If I'm not mistake HK is home to the most expensive land in the world so building way up is a necessity.

Shanghai because its quickly becoming the skyscraper capital of the world. The supertall trio there is absolutely beautiful and something twice the size of the Shanghai Tower could be a aesthetic reality one day.

New York because it is so vibrant, dynamic and beautiful. What has housed a dozen world's tallest titles deserves to hold one more.

That being said I think the first mile high tower will be built in Dubai or somewhere else in the Middle East. They know nothing, but excess when it comes to skyscrapers.
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Denver, duh.

lol. A one story mile high building.
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Jakarta. Because. why. not. this. thread. is. very. silly.org.
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This isn't supposed to be silly. Think more seriously.
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Ok, then. Poughkeepsie?
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Ok, then. Poughkeepsie?
Is your vote for Poughkeepsie or Jakarta?
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Neither. I've changed my mind again. Little Rock, Arkansas. Walmart will build a 10,000 storey tower, with each floor representing a store.
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Unfortunately I misread the question and chose the wrong city.

Can somebody take back my vote?
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3 people picked Toronto. Wonder where those three people live?
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Unfortunately I misread the question and chose the wrong city.

Can somebody take back my vote?
Sure you can, post what you want to vote for, and your vote will change.
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Neither. I've changed my mind again. Little Rock, Arkansas. Walmart will build a 10,000 storey tower, with each floor representing a store.
But what stores would be on each floor? I pick Philly. It would depend where the building would be located in Philly though.
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Los Angeles, but only if it was on a man-made island like other visionary towers.
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definately tokyo...the super city
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atlanta, just because I want to watch it being built in person..
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Could we get two half mile buildings in Chicago instead?? =)
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