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Old 06-22-2012, 05:02 PM
 
Location: John & Ken-ville
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Default Abandonments

Post links to photos of abandoned buildings, cities, etc...

Here are a couple of interesting links.

Abandoned Places | WebUrbanist

Grandeur Lost: The Modern Ruins of Abandoned Detroit
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Old 06-24-2012, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Western Massachusetts
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photo I took near me a couple weeks ago:

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Old 06-25-2012, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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Youngstown: The Paramount Theatre After the Final Curtain
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Old 06-25-2012, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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These aren't very artistic, but here are some formerly grand houses in Youngstown that no longer exist:





















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Old 06-26-2012, 01:25 PM
 
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Cool thread, this link should keep you all very busy for a long time.. . very cool stuff here:

Artificial Owl : Visual archive
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:37 PM
 
Location: The City
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Not sure if it fits the thread criteria but this area and abandonded building complex is about to become over 1 million sq feet of hi tech medical research as part of Penns CHOP research facility

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Phila...64.33,,0,-0.62


On abandoned buildings, far too many in Philly, post industrial decay

Abandoned Philadelphia
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:32 PM
 
Location: John & Ken-ville
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Abandonments are fascinating for me.

I imagine the way the properties looked when they were vibrant and provided shelter in another era.

Here's another site I found.

Abandonments
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Western Massachusetts
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Abandonments are fascinating for me.

I imagine the way the properties looked when they were vibrant and provided shelter in another era.
They can still provide shelter if you're a squatter.
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:41 PM
 
Location: Vermont, grew up in Colorado and California
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Decrepitude of the Southern Tier

Abandoned Places and Urban Exploration (Page 1 of 9)
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:44 PM
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Location: White House, TN
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I love this! Abandoned buildings have always proven muy interesante for me.
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