Archived Articles: abandoned

Underwater Homes: Deserted Basements as Stormwater Cisterns

In a dual effort to address urban blight and ailing infrastructure, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is piloting a new program to turn the basements of abandoned houses ...

Abandoned Ship: Spacecraft Discovered in Huge Derelict Hangar

Remarkably intact and beautifully documented by a Russian urban explorer, this space shuttle prototype rests in a massive above-ground graveyard at ...

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Taking Their Lumps: 12 Bitter Sweet Abandoned Sugar Mills

Obesity epidemic notwithstanding, the world boasts more abandoned sugar mills than you can shake a peppermint stick at.

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Fender Bender Menders: 15 Abandoned Auto Body Shops

Auto body repair requires extensive training and expensive tooling these days, setting classic independent auto body shops squarely on the road to ruins.

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Dry Doc: 10 Abandoned Walk-in Public Health Clinics

It's prognosis negative (and not in a good way) for these abandoned walk-in clinics – obviously everyone within walking distance was perfectly healthy.

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Fresh Faces: Clever Artist Gives Russian Buildings a New Look

Artist Nikita Nomerz is giving abandoned buildings and structures in Russian cities a new look... and the eerily expressive edifices are looking back!

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Gone Fur Good: 10 Abandoned Petting Zoos & Game Parks

Generations of adults cherish childhood memories of these now-abandoned petting zoos. As for the animals fed & petted there, maybe they remember, too...

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Commuter Glitch: 15 Abandoned Bus Stops & Shelters

Bus routes often change so why are so many bus stops built to last? These 15 abandoned bus stops are prime examples of non-transient transit infrastructure.

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Mustard’s Last Stand: 10 Abandoned Hot Dog Kiosks

Easy come and easy go (just like their product), hot dog stands like these abandoned frankfurter kiosks are the fly-by-night black sheep of the fast food trade.

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Red Ink: 10 Closed & Abandoned Tattoo Parlors, Studios & Shops

Tattoos and tattooists have made their mark on society – pun intended – but what happens to your neighborhood tattoo parlor when the ink finally runs dry?

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