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There are like, 3 things I absolutely hate in this world. Religion, world hunger and The Rittenhouse Building in downtown Santa Cruz. I’ve never seen such a baffling display of architectural confusion, a grotesque and terrifying nightmare but INREALLIFE. Every time I walk by it I just sort of stand there for a while and stare at it, ready to either collapse and weep or start punching the air in a solo rage. See my original rant. HOWEVER, our mayor Don Lane will actually use the building for something useful: the entertainment of Santa Cruz on April Fool’s Day. Read the patch article here.