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Comparing LA's Spire-Free Skyline to Everyone Else's

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NYC skyline; click through for 9 more cities Since we've been talking recently about the helipad requirement in Los Angeles--and how it's seen as a design obstacle by architects, but a life saver by the LAFD--let's check out the skylines of the 10 largest cities in the country. From NYC to San Jose, here's what other cities are putting up. LA may be forced to be spire-free, but hey, we're looking better than some other places.
· List of Major Cities [Wikipedia]
· Flat Roofs and Fire Safety: Pelli's Red Fin Rises Amid Helipad Debate [Curbed LA]
· You've Got Stub, LA: Should City Change Its Skyline? [Curbed LA]