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Old Posted Mar 19, 2013, 11:59 AM
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900 North Michigan, Chicago and 191 Peachtree Tower, Atlanta

You don't see too many towers with castle-like multiple spire-like ornaments (technical term) on top, I always thought these 2 really looked alike and shared that special connection, whether you think it is ugly or not - I personally find the style interesting in an oxymornic kind of way.

900 North Michigan, Chicago:



191 Peachtree Tower, Atlanta:

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Old Posted Mar 19, 2013, 4:59 PM
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I always liked this proposal by KPF for a tower in Boston:

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Old Posted Mar 19, 2013, 9:11 PM
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They are both attractive, but I prefer 900 North Michigan. The blocking in the windows is far better.
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I have a general dislike for both of these towers. KPF's (900 Mich) is detailed better though.
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I like an older take on this design, with a good example being the [b]909 Walnut[/i] in Kansas City:


909 Walnut (1 of 4) by jimsawthat, on Flickr


City Market Skyline 02 by ChrisM70, on Flickr
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900 N Michagan is one of my least favorite skyscrapers in the world. 191 Peachtree doesn't look quite as bad.
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What about the Liberty Building in Buffalo:

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Old Posted Mar 21, 2013, 8:41 PM
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The granddaddy of them all:


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The Texas & Pacific Building in Fort Worth...


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The Texas & Pacific Building in Fort Worth...


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That is beautiful.
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