Biggest Public Eyesore - 2010 Winners

Published Oct 29, 2010

2010 Winner

1. Experience Music Project

Voters Love

"The EMP structure catches your eye because it's so colorful and oddly-shaped. Inside, you find everything a music lover..." 

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325 5th Ave N Seattle WA 98109
2010 Runner-Up

2. Alaskan Way Viaduct

Voters Love

"It's the worst thing that has been erected in Seattle except for the Hammering Man......Tear down the via duct and run it..." 

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Seattle WA
2010 Finalist

3. The Gum Wall

Voters Love

"absolutely disgusting! That anyone would rather watch a bunch of drunk frat boys dare each other to lick it, and parents to..."  via Michael E.

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1428 Post Alley Seattle WA 98101
2010 Finalist

4. Weyerhaeuser's Vacant Mill B Plant

Voters Love

"This mill has been closed for decades. This is waterfront real estate with spectacular views and could be developed into a..." 

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Everett WA
2010 Finalist

5. Greenlake Hole

Voters Love

"There was a city proposal up for a while, essentially requesting it become a large ball pit and pond,equipped with parking..."  via Mark D.

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Woodlawn Ave NE Seattle WA 98115
Contest Overview
  • 403,053
    Total Votes
  • 211,252
  • 191

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