Archived Articles: Steve

An outstanding researcher and clever writer who has been with WebUrbanist for over five years, Steve has brings a twist of creative humor into the mix with articles covering geek cake designs and brilliant book artists, extreme house boat designs and real-life nanotechnology applications, dramatic guerrilla marketing campaigns and steampunk art and fashion. Steve can also be found writing away about insane news and inventions of Japan over at InventorSpot.

Suspended: 13 Hung-Out-To-Dry Abandoned Cable Cars

Suspended in time and place, only eagles dare go where these abandoned cable cars once reached as these glorified zip lines lost their zip long ago.

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Long Term Angle Parking: 12 Cool Cadillac Ranch Copies

The legendary Cadillac Ranch can't be beat but it CAN be copied! These 12 tinny tributes to Amarillo's angled auto art shift flattery into high gear.

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Uncanny Volley: 15 Abandoned Tennis Courts & Clubs

Shed no racket tears for these abandoned tennis courts as there's no bawls in tennis... OK, that's out of line but these courts ARE out of service.

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Pavement Bowie: 20 Street Art Tributes to David Bowie

Ashes to ashes, Stardust to dust: having left life's stage, cultural icon David Bowie also leaves behind a global imprint through street art and graffiti.

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Brazil Nots: Abandoned Buildings Of Utopian Brasilia

Brasilia was designed by visionary architects as a utopian city of tomorrow. Now that tomorrow's arrived, it appears those plans haven't panned out.

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May The Art Be With You: Star Wars Stormtrooper Graffiti

White-armored stormtroopers of the Star Wars universe may be the true face of the franchise if their stenciled images on walls worldwide is any indication.

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So Long, Suckers: 11 Closed & Abandoned Candy Stores

When it comes to abandoned candy stores like these 11 examples, sweet has turned to sour quicker than toothache sufferers turn to their dentists.

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Save Ferris! 12 Abandoned & Overgrown Ferris Wheels

What goes around comes around, especially for these dozen abandoned Ferris Wheels whose former clockwork precision has spun down to a permanent turn off.

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Art Of Power: 12 Visually Shocking Electric Utility Boxes

Electric utility boxes don't have to look utilitarian and these creatively painted examples illustrate art's power to beautify urban neighborhoods.

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Butcher Chopped: 15 Bloody Unusual Meat Markets

Traditional independent meat markets are dying off faster than the products they serve, though these 15 unusual butcher shops somehow managed to make the cut.

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