Articles in Atrocity Of The Month

Sign Litter
Mobile signs are ugly, tacky, and distracting to motorists. The current by-law is not the problem; enforcement is.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published December 14, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (1 comment)

Park Parking Lot, Meadowlands
The epitome of car dependent sprawl is when a 'local' children's playground requires a parking lot.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published October 21, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (0 comments)

Liquidation World Banner, Hamilton City Centre
These cheap versions of billboards are ridiculously oversized. At least the blank wall doesn't make eyes reverberate.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published October 07, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (2 comments)

GRIDS Map
Hamilton is standing pat, refusing to step into the future and bring any new life or vision to our city.
by Jason Leach
Published August 22, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (0 comments)

Gordon Price Elementary School
I was going to poke fun at this building and its parking lot in front of the main doors and how absurd it is. Unfortunately, this isn't funny; it's dangerous.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published May 16, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (56 comments)

Big Box Development, Meadowlands of Ancaster
The Meadowlands of Ancaster, the epitome of sprawl, are helping usher in the end of suburbia.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published April 14, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (6 comments)

The Birks Building
Hamilton still hasn't learned the lesson from its denial of its own history.
by Ryan McGreal
Published April 04, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (2 comments)

Red Hill Valley Expressway (Here it Comes)
How can a magazine dedicated to sustainable urban development not have an opinion on a megaproject that supports a growth pattern with no future?
by Ryan McGreal
Published February 19, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (3 comments)

Bay Street Breaker Boxes
I saw the work crews install a matching pair of shiny steel box things on Bay Street. I thought it must be temporary - maybe they will be lowered underground. I was wrong.
by Trey Shaughnessy
Published January 14, 2005 in Atrocity of the Month (0 comments)

"Scenic View", Jackson Square Plaza
Why anyone ever thought people would rather walk across a boxy roof than down a lively street remains one of the enduring mysteries of the 20th century.
by Ryan McGreal
Published December 14, 2004 in Atrocity of the Month (0 comments)

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