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Tossing in the Towel: Best of the Worst in Bed-Stuy

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What's the sense in complaining about bad new buildings in a neighborhood like Bed-Stuy, where aesthetically challenged stuff piles up? Instead, take chicken shit and turn it into chicken salad, which is what Bed-Stuy Blog is doing by selecting ugly developments that, at least, tried hard to be less ugly:

I’ve decided to select the best of the bad new construction in the neighborhood. As summer draws to a close, I like to think of them as the valedictorians of summer school–they’re failures, to be sure, but among the failures, they’re winners! Because, you know, they tried...Trying counts for something, right?
· The New Construction That Tried [Bed-Stuy Blog]