Archived Articles from Abandoned Places
Ever wanted to explore abandoned places? Real-life urban exploration and building infiltration can be challenging, dangerous and even illegal. Here is your chance to try out urbex from the comfort of your computer - from deserted buildings to entire abandoned towns and cities, here are some of the most amazing abandoned locations around the world.
Scooped: 12 Chilled Out Abandoned Ice Cream Stands
Cone in 60 seconds? Though these 12 cool abandoned ice cream stands thought they could take a licking and keep on ticking, they ended up just being licked.
Can't Be Shaved: 12 Abandoned Barber Shops
This abandoned barber shop triple-quartet collectively echoes with the metallic chattering of honed clippers tempered by hazy undertones of warm conversation.
Abandoned Asylums in Focus: Photos by Jeremy Harris
Toothbrushes, disturbing 'seclusion rooms' and surprisingly well-preserved bowling alleys are highlighted in Jeremy Harris' photos of abandoned mental hospitals.
Child's Place: 10 Eerie Abandoned Orphanages
These 10 eerie abandoned orphanages were once repositories for unwanted, illegitimate and unsupportable children from a fast-fading, socially unenlightened age.
Abandoned Tunnel Used for Secret Race Car Testing
Locals weren't going crazy when they thought they heard the sounds of race cars coming from a long-abandoned tunnel under a nearby mountain in Pennsylvania.
All Bets Are Off: 10 Crapped-Out Abandoned Casinos
At these 10 abandoned casinos, the high rollers are laying low, the cards are all jokers, the wheel's stopped spinning and the dice have all thrown snake eyes.
Game, Cassette, Match: 10 Abandoned Video Stores
Once as common as the VHS or Beta tapes they rented out, video stores are fading away faster than the images on a well-worn cassette someone forgot to rewind.
Ruin Academy: Urban Lab in an Abandoned Building
An abandoned building in Taipei serves as an urban laboratory for architecture and design students to incorporate nature and transient structures into cities.
Drowned Out: 9 Abandoned Lifeguard Huts & Towers
Battered by wind, waves and relentless weathering, these 9 abandoned lifeguard towers still stand watch though the watchers have long since left.
Bread Balks: 13 Old & Moldy Abandoned Bakeries
This baker's dozen of abandoned bakeries have closed their oven doors for good; victims of flour play, management missed cakes and muffin'd opportunities.