Archived Articles: Abandoned Places | Page 7

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.

Decaying Detroit: Google Street View Shows Change Over Time

The dark architectural equivalent of ‘Faces of Meth,’ these compiled Google Street View images of Detroit from 2009 through 2013 paint a ...

Ghost Estates of Ireland: Symbols of an Economic Collapse

Built with visions of suburban prosperity in more optimistic times, the empty shells of former dream homes dot the countryside among piles of construction ...

No Spoking: 11 Closed & Abandoned Bicycle Shops

Bicycle shops should be doing great in this era of energy conservation but the cold equations of business economics are, for many bike shops, all two wheel.

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Cracked Mirrors: 12 (More) Eerie Abandoned Observatories

These twelve abandoned observatories tell no universal tales; their heavenly visions now fatally fogged as their expansive domes lie locked and shuttered.

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Tuned Out: 11 Off-The-Air & Abandoned Radio Stations

Don't touch that dial or pause for station identification, these eleven decrepit, decommissioned and DJ-less radio stations have signed off forever.

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Real-Life Panopticons: Deserted Dystopian Prisons in Cuba

Imagine life inside a ring of cells around a central watchtower, where you can never be sure whether you are being observed. This surreal setup became an ...

Empty Spaces: Photo Book Documents Eerie Urban Ruins

Crumbling cathedrals, decaying theaters and half-destroyed camping cabins: urban explorer Johnny Joo has seen it all, and he doesn’t just document these ...

Diamonds Aren’t Forever: 10 Abandoned Jewelry Stores

These 10 abandoned jewelry stores, designed to be secure oases of luxury retailing, are now as lonely as a busted ring that's forever lost its sparkle.

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Giving Up the Ghost: Residents of Toxic Town Won’t Leave

Hell no, the last residents of Picher, Oklahoma won’t go – even though their town is officially labeled a hazardous waste site, and there are only ...

Brushed Off: 12 Dried Out & Abandoned Car Washes

Hold the hot wax and spare the soap, these abandoned car washes have blow-dried their last vehicle and will no longer thank you for coming again.

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