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Mugen682

photos from uptown | 9.30.06

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I know these barely qualify for inclusion in this forum (as it has little to do with urban discussions), but I feel these photos are interesting due to the amount of detail attainable with a 300mm zoom lens.

Intended to complement others photo tours, these photos hopefully capture the fine detail visible in person, but lost in wider angle photos.

one of the cranes a cmc. amazing that these skeletal machines can lift so much.

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looking inside the floors, work is progressing with steel stud walls and mechanical, and plumbing.

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a charlotte iconographic staple, the bank of america corporate center.

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detail overload, the hearst tower crown.

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odell

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the carrillon and trademark. this is going to be an interesting pair when the trademark is finished. the architectural contrast in envelope style and function will be immense.

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urban material contrast in 4th ward.

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glass sculptures at the top of three wachovia.

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st. peters and the ratcliffe. this was as close as i got to the green as i was trying to aviod a run-in with security.

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the dividing line.

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it really is a shame that this will not be able to function as a pedestrian corridor into uptown.

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is that a glass curtain wall? the westin

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pink

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views from southend

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end of the light rail test track at tremont.

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busted. funny story behind this one. while taking this photo, there were 2 construction workers next to me who should have been installing fencing along the tracks, but were preoccupied with some sexy photography. this building on hawkins st., incidentally, is being demolished to make way for a 4 story residential development similar to camden southend.

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These are fabulous. Less apologizing for posting and MORE POSTS! Quality photography is always welcome here.

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Great photos. The lense was certainly worth the money I think you must have paid for it. Thanks for posting here on UP.

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Merci beaucoup!

I especially enjoyed seeing the close-ups of Wachovia 3's glass sculptures. I had never seen them in such detail, and I'm pretty impressed:)

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Great pictures!! Love the one of Hearst Tower.

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You didn't happen to walk around CPCC or Gateway Village did you? There were a LOT of people walking on Elizabeth / Trade Saturday because of Oktoberfest and Charlotte Shout. I was in town for Oktoberfest, but it seems they sold out so my friends and I went to Shout instead.

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Thanks guys.

No orulz, I didn't make it to either of those locations. My bike decided to shed some nuts and bolts so I had to roll back home early.

I did get some additional shots with the zoom lens from bank of america stadium yesterday though.

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Interstate Tower

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Bank of America again

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IJL

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The Avenue starting to get tall.

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The odd location of the Fox Gameday stage.

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Skyline.

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I think we all know what is going to start rising in these views.

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Makes me wonder if 210T will be seen to the right of BofA Plaza

I would imagine so. Even though those two are on opposing sides of adjacent blocks, some portion of the top should be visible.

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I would imagine so. Even though those two are on opposing sides of adjacent blocks, some portion of the top should be visible.

If it ever gets built. Which I highly doubt.

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awesome photos Mugen, I really enjoyed those Panthers pictures. :D

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