Lots of crappy architecture making headlines these day. Here's a sampling:
Blair Kamin pans the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield, IL, designed by HOK and set to open this weekend. (alt. link for Kamin article and more news at the Chicago Tribune)
Get your appetites ready. McDonald's new two-story "flagship" in Chicago's River North opens for business Friday. Would you like a clunky building with that?
James Howard Kunstler's latest Eyesore of the Month is a lesson not only in bad architecture, but also extremely bad circulation.
And Design Observer tackles the latest unfortunate trend in Southern Californian residential design: Tuscan.