Is Yorktown the Coolest Skyscraper City?

Is Yorktown the Coolest Skyscraper City?

If you are a skyscraper fan and haven’t seen the movie Star Trek Beyond, we urge you to go and see the movie while you can.┬áThe previous movie ‘Into Darkness’ already showed us a futuristic San Francisco, but this time they take height into outer space. Yorktown has the ring of an unlike name, but the namesake starbase is a Federation space station located near the Necro Cloud nebula. With Star Trek’s Deep Space Nine, that spinning wheel in Damon’s Elysium and an M.C. Escher image in mind, Yorktown is a giant sphere with skyscrapers growing out of its structural beams. Or as the cantankerous Dr. McCoy puts it, “a giant snowglobe in space just waiting to break.” How much I would give to be able to walk around that place for a day, but I’ll guess we’ll have to do with the screenshots. Here we go!

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I’m sure you already guessed correctly that Dubai skyscrapers are heavily featured here, and indeed much of the Yorktown scenes were filmed in the Emirates city.

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The Korean film poster has Yorktown as a backdrop:

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