View Poll Results: What is best building spire or crown built between 1990 and 2009?

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  • Americas Tower (Park Ave)

    0 0%
  • Bank of America (One Bryant Park)

    2 7.41%
  • Bear Stearns HQ (Madison Ave)

    9 33.33%
  • Bertelsman building (Times Square)

    0 0%
  • Bloomberg Tower (Lexington Ave)

    2 7.41%
  • Conde Nast (4 Times Square)

    2 7.41%
  • Four Seasons Hotel (57th Street)

    3 11.11%
  • New York Times (Eighth Avenue)

    6 22.22%
  • Time Warner Center (Columbus Circle)

    3 11.11%
  • Other - Tell us your choice!

    0 0%
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Thread: What is best building spire or crown built between 1990 and 2009?

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    Default What is best building spire or crown built between 1990 and 2009?

    In response to some of the comments in the initial poll asking for overall best, this poll was created noting some of the more recent completed buildings. What's your choice?

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    Default Four Seasons Hotel




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    Bear Stearns (especially when it's illuminated at night).

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    I like the Four Seasons best from those choices, too.


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    Bear Stearns crown day time:



    Bear Stearns crown at night:


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    Bear Stearns is a real gem!

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    I love the whole assembly at the top of Conde Nast...even though the antenna really shouldn't count since it's not a part of the building's original design.
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    I had to go with Conde Naste - its really the only crown that stands out from the regular boxes from the street... an industrial looking crown for a modern age that eschews style...


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    Time Warner by day....



    and by night...


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    Tough one between Four Seasons and Bear Stearns for me, classic versus very modern. Going for the latter, but I absolutely see beauty in Four Seasons too.

    TWC is more "impressive" than beautiful to me.

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    Default Bank of America (One Bryant Park)




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