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What’s the Ugliest Building in Detroit?

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Michelle & Chris Gerard

Welcome to Friday Open Threads, wherein we'll pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest, distress, horror, etc. Have something you want discussed? Let us know. This week’s topic: Terrible Detroit architecture.

A few weeks ago, we asked readers what their favorite building in Detroit is. We had a lot of good responses, ranging from the Fisher Building, the Guardian Building, and good old Lee Plaza. But readers also chimed in on a few buildings on the other end of the spectrum.

We’re here for that.

So Curbed readers, here’s your chance. What do you think are the ugliest buildings in the city? We’re not going after dilapidated ruin porn here. We’re looking for buildings that stand out architecturally, and not in a good way.

Readers a few weeks ago thought that Book Tower was pretty terrible. They also thought the Ren Center looked like some odd fortress. Speak up, and share your thoughts, stories, or even some pictures, in the comments.