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Best ATL Skyscraper

  

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  1. 1. Best ATL Skyscraper

    • Bank of America Plaza
      9
    • SunTrust Plaza
      5
    • One Atlantic Center
      2
    • Westin Peachtree
      5
    • 191 Peachtree
      7
    • GA-Pacific Tower
      0
    • Promenade 2
      0
    • BellSouth Building
      0
    • 1180 Peachtree
      2
    • 2 Peachtree
      0
    • Other
      1


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Atlanta has a nice skyline. I wanted to find out what your favorite skyscraper was.

Mine is 191 Peachtree.

If you picked "Other" please try to leave a response naming the building.

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I voted for BofA Plaza since it is just huge, and I like the way it lights up at night. It is very hard to choose because Atlanta is full of amazing buildings.

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There aren't too many Atl modern skyscrapers I like - but I do like 191. Many of the early 20th century towers in downtown are my favorites though - Candler, Healey & Flatiron.

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I also like the BofA tower. Probably my second favorite.

Where is the Flatiron? (what street) I never was able to identify it.

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Also known as the English - American Building, 1897 (3 years before NYC's Flatiron), located Peachtree & Broad in Fairlie Poplar.

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Also known as the English - American Building, 1897 (3 years before NYC's Flatiron), located Peachtree & Broad in Fairlie Poplar.

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Great choice teshadoh.

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The only real downside to it is that it should be taller, so it might stick out more.

Atlanta needs more projects of this type and height.

We better be thankful that building ordianace requires all buildings over a certain height to have something other that a flat top. Atlanta has a nice mix of flat and pyrimidial/other-shaped top buildings, though.

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Suntrust Plaza is one of my favorite building style in Atlanta city, because in during the night time, I always staring at the beautiful shine star on the top of this building from Sundial of Westin Plaza or anywhere, I love that! But I still love all of any tall buildings in Atlanta city, they are all beautiful city. I can't wait to go visit there in next weekend. Heh! :thumbsup:

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I voted for 1800 Peachtree because it's "unique". And it's just good looking, but if I had to pick another It would be Georgia Pacific Tower. I like the GPT because It's cool how It looks from different angles.

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Chris! We could've had Suntrust locked at number one with the cigarrette. I'm gonna post a pic so people won't forget so easy, now bask in Suntrust Plaza's glory...

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That's the Hyatt Regency (or at least it was last time I was there)......and yes, the round disk is a revolving restaurant.

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You've GOT to go with the Suntrust Plaza... GOT to. BoA is tall, but I'd gladly trade it for Charlotte's BoA. Atlanta's BoA looks like a lit cigarette at night and is really quite plain and normal. If that building was 600 feet instead of 1,000, no one would even mention it. If Suntrust was 350 feet, it would still stand out as unique. Suntrust Plaza is a commanding building that demands respect and appreciation... and if it's still standing in 100 years, it still will.

191 Peachtree is a beautiful building, as well, but I have always been a fan of the more modern architecture. I remember when I first moved to Atlanta my mother looked at that building and asked, "is that where they filmed the end of Ghostbusters!?!")

I do think that 1180 Peachtree (Symphony Center) will be a gorgeous building upon completion, but the building I am most looking forward to is 3344 Peachtree (the new 660 foot, 47-story mixed use development planned for Buckhead). If that building gets built as currently planned, it might just become my new favorite. Here's to hoping...

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My personal choices

1a- 3344 Peachtree (if built)

1. 191 Peachtree

2. Suntrust

3. One Atlantic Center

4. 1180 Peachtree

outside the city center.....

I love the Concourse V and VI towers.

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Also known as the English - American Building, 1897 (3 years before NYC's Flatiron), located Peachtree & Broad in Fairlie Poplar.

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If ours was built first, why is the one in NYC the famous one, and not ours?

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