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.

Smell Ya Later! 12 Abandoned Fish & Seafood Canneries

The advent of refrigerated ships radically changed the fish and seafood processing industry, leaving dozens of isolated and uneconomical canneries behind.

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Well, Done: 10 Abandoned Steakhouses Past Their Prime

These abandoned steakhouses once served up prime cuts of beef to steely-eyed dealmakers wielding steely knives. It's enough to drive a Mad Men man mad!

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Buzzkill: 10 Sweet Abandoned Apiaries & Busted Beehives

Honey, I'm not home! These abandoned apiaries and busted beehives once dispensed sweet liquid gold but now lie deserted, de-pollenated and depopulated.

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Hole In None: 12 Abandoned Miniature Golf Courses

No ifs, no ands and above all no putts. These 12 abandoned miniature golf courses are as silent as the 18th at Augusta when the green jacket's on the line.

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Deserted Aisles: 11 More Creepy Abandoned Supermarkets

Supermarkets? More like Stupor Markets, amiright? That's the case with these 11 abandoned supermarkets where “checkout” is more than a state of mind.

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Dumpster Divine: 12 Flashy Trashy Artistic Dumpsters

Dumpsters may be grungy, grotty, gross-smelling garbage holders but these ubiquitous urban trash bins positively bloom just by adding a little art.

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Wrap It Up! 10 Creative Building Scrims & Scaffolds

These artistic wraps, scrims and scaffolds creatively conceal the ugly truth of building construction, remediation and restoration.

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Played Out: 10 Cheerless Abandoned Toy Factories

There are few things sadder than an abandoned toy, and abandoned toy factories take that sense of lost innocence to dramatically deeper depths of despair.

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Urban Spock: 20 Fascinating Leonard Nimoy Graffiti Tributes

Mr. Spock, played by the late Leonard Nimoy, was a logically legit pop culture icon. Just ask the many graffiti artists worldwide who have paid him tribute.

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Mufflers: 10 Artistic Acoustic Highway Noise Barriers

These artistic acoustic highway noise barriers combine form with function, neatly blocking the sound of road traffic while looking darned good in the process.

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