Lost Soles: 10 Abandoned & De-Feeted Shoe Repair Stores
Abandoned shoe repair stores, once ubiquitous elements of the urban tapestry, epitomize small Mom & Pop stores that "progress" has kicked to the curb.
Punched Cards: 12 Abandoned, Closed & Boarded-Up Bingo Halls
These 12 closed and abandoned bingo halls couldn't compete with an increasing variety of online gaming options and the gradual spread of gambling casinos.
Deserted for Decades: Derelict Old Building Houses New School
A remarkable example of architectural rehabilitation, this abandoned structure has been given a second life via a fresh facade wrapping a rundown shell. The ...
Empty Chambers: 10 Closed & Abandoned Gun Stores & Shops
If your business involves getting fired, going off half cocked or triggering bankruptcy, you just might be one of these 10 closed and/or abandoned gun shops.
All Washed Up: 11 Abandoned Coin Laundries & Laundromats
Abandoned coin laundries, laundromats and washaterias (for you Texans) have proliferated as utility costs rise and prices for domestic machines fall.
The Desertron: World’s Largest Super Collider Lies Abandoned
Designed to break records held by the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the Superconducting Super Collider built (and abandoned) in Texas features fourteen miles ...
Post-Olympic Abandonment: Sochi Already on the Road to Ruin
The Olympics have a long history of leaving a mixed legacy in their wake but the story of Sochi is particularly strange – it was never completely ...
Bath House: Abandoned Public Restroom Turned Private Home
The ultimate fixer-upper, real estate rarely looks so unpromising as this London dump did – thankfully, one architect saw potential beyond these potties, ...
Big Miss Steak: 10 Eerie Abandoned Meat Packing Plants
As the disconnect between the meat we eat and the places it's processed grows, so does the number of urban and suburban abandoned meat packing plants.
Boom To Bust: 10 Abandoned Fireworks Stores & Stands
Fireworks sales are “fly by night” on several levels, and when boom turns to bust the colors fade faster than the aftermath of a bombshell in a moon-washed ...