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It's Amazing How Much City Skylines Have Changed Throughout The Years (26 pics)

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All things change over time, even city skylines.

Here's the New York City Skyline in 1964, from across the Brooklyn Bridge.

1 It's Amazing How Much City Skylines Have Changed Throughout The Years (26 pics)

In 2016, One World Trade Center dominates lower Manhattan.


2 It's Amazing How Much City Skylines Have Changed Throughout The Years (26 pics)

In 2000, Dubai's Marina area was mostly dirt.


3 It's Amazing How Much City Skylines Have Changed Throughout The Years (26 pics)

It's grown quite a lot.


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London's Westminster area in the late 1920s.


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Here it is in 2012. It's got some new landmarks, like the London Eye ferris wheel.



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Abu Dhabi's beach in 1961 featured just water distillation plants.


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Now it's a place for tourists, with gleaming skyscrapers in the background.


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This is the view from the Eiffel Tower in Paris when it was built, in 1889.


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Today, the city is crowded with more buildings.


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Doha, Qatar looked like this in 1977.


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Here's the skyline today.


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From Sydney's Harbour Bridge, you can see the skyline of the city. Here it was in the 1930s.


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The skyline has grown significantly since then, with some of the largest buildings in Australia.


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In 1976, Tokyo's skyline was busy and the city was thriving.


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It's grown only more since then.


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Hong Kong's buildings in 1957 were tall for their day.


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Now they're even taller, made with plenty of glass and steel.


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This photo was taken sometime around 1930, when "Christ the Redeemer" was in construction.


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The city is much more developed today — and the statue looms over it all.


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In the early 1930s, the tallest building in the Toronto skyline was 34 stories.


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Now the shore is dotted with ambitious architectural creations like CN Tower and Rogers Centre.


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Shanghai's Pudong district in 1987 was a nice, bustling city.


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Three decades later, skyscrapers have shot up from the ground.


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In 1917, the The Grand Kremlin Palace was the major feature on the banks of the Moskva River.


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A century later, it hasn't changed much. Some works of architecture are just timeless.


26 It's Amazing How Much City Skylines Have Changed Throughout The Years (26 pics)


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