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Map of SF's ugliest buildings, according to Curbed readers

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While San Francisco is home to some of the cutest darn architecture in the country—e.g., Victorians galore, cottage row in Pacific Heights, the "Four Seasons" in the Haight—we also have a few worrisome, downright unsightly structures.

We asked Curbed SF readers to chime in with their least favorite eyesores. And chime they did. Everything from the new LinkedIn building to the polarizing Federal Building were tagged.

Here now is a map of the most atrocious buildings in San Francisco, at least according to Curbed SF readers.

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InterContinental San Francisco

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Uber HQ

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AT&T building on Second Street

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"I hate the windowless AT&T bunker [in SoMa]," noted hunterrible. But reader Midcentman liked the structure, saying, "It’s not a windowless building. Look again. But what this building houses is telephone exchange equipment on all floors. It was designed in the early '70s by the prominent firm of MBT Associates, and won several national design awards. It’s very slick expression of pure modernism and functionality."

San Francisco Federal Building

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Shopping plaza at Polk & California

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"The Brutalist-greenhouse mini mall on the SW corner of Polk and California has always been my least favorite non-residential building in SF. Barf, barf, barf." — Peter Lawrence Kane

Fox Plaza

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One Rincon Hill

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PG&E Mission Substation

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Well, I think the power substation on 8th Street is simply terrifying. There are a lot of people who will praise this particular building, and they're entitled to their opinion. I think it looks like the place Skeletor would stash political prisoners. PG&E has a teeny bit of an image problem (cough cough) at the best of times, and this can’t possibly help." — Adam Brinklow (Curbed SF associate editor)

Shopping plaza at Woodside & O'Shaughnessy

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"You really must drive/ride past the red stucco trash at Woodside and O’Shaughnessy to see this poorly constructed, presumedly hand built mess. So ugly, cheap and without any finesse at all," said Realestatey. "Yes, other structures are more visible and loom large. Yet this subtle wart of a building truly offends." Reader keenplanner agreed, asking, "Who approved this P.O.S.?"

1880 Pine

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"I avert my eyes every time I pass 1880 Pine St. Especially in contrast to the elegant Victorian next door." — SFhouselover

Hall of Justice

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San Francisco Marriott Marquis

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LinkedIn SF

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Another polarizing piece, many cringe at Yerba Buena's latest offering. " 'Darth Vader,' such an eyesore in SOMA. I do like the reflection from the glasses but the architecture and color looks too simple and too black," says wphuang.

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

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555 Pine

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"555 Pine is hands down the most hideous. I wish I had never noticed this building and its pitifully tiny number of windows." — grantaleo

360 3rd Street

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"Not to say these buildings do not look good on the inside, but outside they are underwhelming for the most part." — pamipampers

303 2nd Street Plaza

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"Don’t love the blue tiles, especially the side you see getting off the freeway." — pamipampers

U.S. Bank

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Salesforce Tower

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InterContinental San Francisco

Uber HQ

AT&T building on Second Street

"I hate the windowless AT&T bunker [in SoMa]," noted hunterrible. But reader Midcentman liked the structure, saying, "It’s not a windowless building. Look again. But what this building houses is telephone exchange equipment on all floors. It was designed in the early '70s by the prominent firm of MBT Associates, and won several national design awards. It’s very slick expression of pure modernism and functionality."

San Francisco Federal Building

A photo posted by (@weaverock) on

Shopping plaza at Polk & California

"The Brutalist-greenhouse mini mall on the SW corner of Polk and California has always been my least favorite non-residential building in SF. Barf, barf, barf." — Peter Lawrence Kane

Fox Plaza

A photo posted by Konstantinos Vainas (@kvainas) on

One Rincon Hill

PG&E Mission Substation

Well, I think the power substation on 8th Street is simply terrifying. There are a lot of people who will praise this particular building, and they're entitled to their opinion. I think it looks like the place Skeletor would stash political prisoners. PG&E has a teeny bit of an image problem (cough cough) at the best of times, and this can’t possibly help." — Adam Brinklow (Curbed SF associate editor)

Shopping plaza at Woodside & O'Shaughnessy

"You really must drive/ride past the red stucco trash at Woodside and O’Shaughnessy to see this poorly constructed, presumedly hand built mess. So ugly, cheap and without any finesse at all," said Realestatey. "Yes, other structures are more visible and loom large. Yet this subtle wart of a building truly offends." Reader keenplanner agreed, asking, "Who approved this P.O.S.?"

1880 Pine

"I avert my eyes every time I pass 1880 Pine St. Especially in contrast to the elegant Victorian next door." — SFhouselover

Hall of Justice

A photo posted by lkosak (@lkosak) on

San Francisco Marriott Marquis

A photo posted by Time Traveller (@hairulhafiy) on

LinkedIn SF

Another polarizing piece, many cringe at Yerba Buena's latest offering. " 'Darth Vader,' such an eyesore in SOMA. I do like the reflection from the glasses but the architecture and color looks too simple and too black," says wphuang.

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

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555 Pine

"555 Pine is hands down the most hideous. I wish I had never noticed this building and its pitifully tiny number of windows." — grantaleo

360 3rd Street

"Not to say these buildings do not look good on the inside, but outside they are underwhelming for the most part." — pamipampers

303 2nd Street Plaza

"Don’t love the blue tiles, especially the side you see getting off the freeway." — pamipampers

U.S. Bank

A photo posted by Zack Onisko (@zack415) on

Salesforce Tower