In a city like Atlanta, where transit options are limited, parking garages are still considered a necessary evil.

That doesn’t mean they aren’t outdated, unsightly, soulless, disengaging, off-putting, uninspired wastes of primo urban space. Especially when they appear to be rotting.

In the spirit of March Madness and fun-filled competitive tournaments, it’s time to determine which of Atlanta’s parking garages is the most awful of all. (There’s no shortage, unfortunately, of car closets to choose from around here, especially downtown.)  

But first, dear readers, we need your help to determine the inglorious field of contestants!

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Feel free to nominate any parking structure within Atlanta city limits, or very near the city’s limits, that’s irked you for whatever reason. Think of structures that are the opposite of inviting, the antithesis of bustling storefronts and parks, built only to inhale vehicles and spit them back out.

Bonus points if you include a clear photo of the soul-sucking parking stack or podium you’re hating on. At very least, please provide the (approximate) address and a description, to ensure we’re on the same page.

Put nominations in the comments below, email the tip line, or reach out to us via Twitter or Facebook.

Nominations will determine how large the field is, and how the tournament is structured. Tentative plans call for beginning the rounds of eliminations early next week. Cheers!   

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