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.

Retro Restoration: Abandoned Space Age Bungalows

These futuristic portable living pods from the '70s have been abandoned for decades, but could be restored for novelty-seeking travelers.

Nail House: Holdout Building Had Highway Built Around It

China is full of strange stories of so-called 'nail houses' - homes of people who refuse to move to make way for a large development project.

Go Somewhere Else: 8 Abandoned Roadside Rest Stops

Rest stops and welcome centers are to highway travel what oases are to desert caravans, with one exception: when an oasis dries up, the camels unload anyway.

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Abandoned on Film: 15 Terrifying Desolate Movie Settings

Abandoned hospitals, prisons, schools, houses and subway tunnels - real and fictional - serve as ideally terrifying settings for horror movies.

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As The Whirl Turns: 9 Abandoned Heliports & Helipads

Like the last episode of M*A*S*H, the choppers won't be back. These abandoned heliports and helipads stand in silent contrast with their past buzzing busy-ness.

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Abandoned Philadelphia: The Divine Lorraine Hotel

One of Philadelphia's most beautiful and historically significant buildings has severely deteriorated in just over a decade of abandonment, leaving it in ruins.

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Last Call: 11 Drunk Dry Abandoned Liquor Stores

These 11 abandoned liquor stores are hangovers, as it were, from an era when Mom & Pop stores sold the kind of products Mom & Pop forbade you from consuming.

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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