Cincinnati and Portland- Building Heights

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This blog has previously pointed out many similarities between Cincinnati and Portland.  Another similarity is the size of the buildings in their downtown.  This chart compares each city’s the twenty tallest buildings:

For those who have never been to Portland, it isn’t a massive metropolis.  It is a city about the same size as Cincinnati, and it is able to support a great public transportation system.  Support Public Transportation–Build the Streetcar.

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2 thoughts on “Cincinnati and Portland- Building Heights

    John Schneider said:
    January 28, 2010 at 3:32 pm

    Even the people in Portland who know Cincinnati remark about the striking similarities between the two cities. Except that some of them, in their weaker moments, will confide that Cincinnati has much more to work with than Portland ever did.

    This is why we take people to Portland all the time — 384 of them over the last eight years including many skeptics who return as believers.

    See for yourself. Airfares are really cheap right now. And take Amtrak to Seattle to see the Seattle Streetcar and the terrific new light rail line there. You can do it all on a three-day weekend, and you’ll have a ball.

    Randy Simes said:
    January 28, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    When is the next trip John. I would love to go with you guys, but as you know, my schedule hasn’t been able to allow that as of yet.

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