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The architectural equivalent of a Stalinist fashion show.

Just when you thought new construction couldn't be uglier... 2052 W North Ave, Chicago.


Note that, on this busy, largely commercial street, in a transit-heavy, walkable neighborhood, instead of adding business to encourage walking, or simply having an attractive and friendly residential front, a pedestrian hazard and more encouragement to drive is encouraged: half the street-side is a driveway.


The ugly emmanating from of this building is so powerful that it has literally put the man in front of it in a daze.

2052 W North Ave, Chicago