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Skyscraper City, lots of very detailed discussion on what is going on in Liverpool construction/development, and surrounding areas.


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Interesting thanks.

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I find their enthusiasm for skyscrapers a bit childish. I much prefer low-rise myself. All the tall buildings in Liverpool are at best undistinguished and most are downright ugly. I feel very sorry for the people in the 'Bread' streets above what was Herculaneum dock. They have a particularly vile example built right in front of them blotting out the landscape.

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Originally Posted by Excoriator
I find their enthusiasm for skyscrapers a bit childish. I much prefer low-rise myself. All the tall buildings in Liverpool are at best undistinguished and most are downright ugly. I feel very sorry for the people in the 'Bread' streets above what was Herculaneum dock. They have a particularly vile example built right in front of them blotting out the landscape.


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Originally Posted by Excoriator
I feel very sorry for the people in the 'Bread' streets above what was Herculaneum dock. They have a particularly vile example built right in front of them blotting out the landscape.


Hardly "blotting out the landscape" - the roofline doesn't even block the view and you can still see Wirral and the Welsh hills beyond:

https://tinyurl.com/y8pnh635

If anything they're probably happier they don't have the noise or the sounds of a dock.

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