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VIDEO: A closer look at Brooklyn's ugliest buildings

Brooklyn Boro
The Brooklyn Eagle took a look at 10 of the ugliest buildings in the borough. From grotesque mansions to commercial eyesores to abandoned wrecks and atrocities on sti … Full Article

What are those things on the top of 146 S. Fourth St.?

Williamsburg
This Williamsburg rental building, on an otherwise charming low-rise block, has appendages on top of it that look like something like giant orange ears.  … Full Article

214 Richardson St. is 'the other finger building'

Greenpoint
Brownstoner.com mocked this Robert Scarano-designed dark-gray brick tower – which sticks up between two low-rise buildings like it's flipping the bird – with a catchy nickname, “the other finger building.”  … Full Article

What's with the convoluted front entrance at 20 Bayard St.?

Williamsburg
There's mucho mockery of Williamsburg and Greenpoint residential projects. … Full Article

110 Beaumont St. was mocked – but it sold for $3.17 million

Manhattan Beach
Money can't buy you love, as the purchasers of some Manhattan Beach homes have discovered. … Full Article

No 'obscene performances' or birth control counseling allowed at 215 Exeter St. – but building a ginormous house is okay

Manhattan Beach
The Manhattan Beach Community Group and the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association opposed its construction in 2012, Brownstoner.com reported. It's being built anyway. … Full Article

1882 E. 12th St. is a 'five-story monster'

Sheepshead Bay
State Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Midwood, Gravesend, Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach) recently called this towering addition to a partly collapsed Homecrest bungalow a “five-story monster of a house,” Sheepshead Bites reported. … Full Article

45 Third Place is the 'Carroll Gardens Atrocity'

Carroll Gardens
Brownstoner.com writers called it the Carroll Gardens Atrocity and said it was “the poster child for inconsiderate and non-contextual design in Brownstone Brooklyn.” … Full Article

370 Jay St. looks like a 'derelict'

Downtown
This once-handsome downtown Brooklyn office building has been turned into an ugly duckling by the neglect of its tenant, the MTA, which started emptying out much of the building in 2001. … Full Article

This 'eyesore' at 8658 16th Ave. was a city Health Department building

Bath Beach
If you squint at this former city Department of Health property, you can imagine it was a respectable building, useful to the neighborhood – before it was left to rot. … Full Article

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