Archived Articles: 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.

Shunned Shine State: 10 More Abandoned Wonders Of Florida

Florida may be America's Sunshine State but these odd abandoned wonders reveal a darker side to the land of oranges, alligators and retirement communities.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Fruitless: 10 Abandoned Roadside Fruit & Produce Stands

Once vital threads in the fabric of Americana, these abandoned fruit & produce stands no longer entice hungry travelers into making roadside pit stops.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Pinned Down: 10 More Abandoned Bowling Alleys

Abandoned bowling alleys lie scattered across the landscape as if the gods of recreational sports had laid 'em low with a single thunderous strike.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Ghost Loos: Visible Remains of London’s Underground Bathrooms

Tentatively titled “Toilets at Dawn,” this photo series documents the strange phenomena of underground public bathrooms of urban London, now ...

Outside The Blocks: 12 Coldly Abandoned Ice Factories

Ice ain't all it's cracked up to be and neither are these obsolete & abandoned factories that once made it, as these 12 examples coldly show.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Out Cold: 12 Closed & Abandoned Dairy Queen Stores

Chill out, soft-serve ice cream fans, these 12 abandoned Dairy Queen stores aren't typical of the 75-year-old chain's 4,000+ locations worldwide.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Takeout Shakeout: 10 Abandoned Chinese Food Restaurants

What's on the menu at these abandoned chinese restaurants? Stereotypical architecture and signs displaying near-racist “oriental” fonts, for starters.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

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.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

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.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

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.

Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3

Architecture Art Design Global Technology Archives Categories Galleries