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These Photos Will Make You Understand Detroit's Education Crisis

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices

Detroit has closed more than two-thirds of its public schools in the last 15 years, shortchanging students, neighborhoods and the district itself, fi...

Dancing In Abandoned Places with Austen Browne

Jeff Kelley | Posted 01.26.2016 | Arts
Jeff Kelley

I can remember when I first found Austen Browne's work on Instagram. The ability to upload video was still relatively new to the app, and I was sea...

14 American Cities With Crazy Underground Tunnel Systems

Thrillist | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel

By: Erik Christensen Credit: Evan Thompson Old American cities hide many old secrets, and if you believe National Treasure (yes), then you know the...

The Most Haunting Abandoned Places In New York City

Thrillist | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel

By: Jess Novak Credit: 2E After discovering the craziest abandoned places in New York state, we decided to take another look through New York ...

This Abandoned Cruise Ship Will Give You The Creeps

Courtney Lambert | Posted 01.12.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

It was unlike any abandoned place I'd ever explored. Despite being completely deserted and open, everything was clean and in its place. Nothing was t...

This Abandoned Spanish Church Was Transformed Into A Skaters' Haven

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.22.2015 | Religion

A church that used to be a spiritual center for the working class in northern Spain has been repurposed for a completely different kind o...

The 13 Coolest Abandoned Hotels and Resort Towns | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel

I know, usually the adjectives 'cool' and 'abandoned' don't seem like they should be used in the same sentence, but they should be when you're talking about forgotten resort towns and hotels.

A Flower Farm Blooms From An Abandoned House In Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.19.2015 | Arts

DETROIT -- The ephemeral installation that filled an abandoned house with flowers last weekend was over before the blossoms had time to wilt, but it ...

6 Creepy Abandoned Mansions From Around the World

The Lineup | Posted 10.19.2015 | Weird News
The Lineup

Credit: Alexander Synaptic / Flickr By: Kaitlyn Johnston These grand estates once played host to the wealthiest of families. Now, they house dark m...

Haunting Photos Of Beautiful Abandoned Places Will Creep You Out

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel

Polish photographer Anna Mika knows how to get the most out of an abandoned setting. The crumbling buildings in her work look beautiful and invit...

The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places In California

Thrillist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel

By: Grant Marek Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk If you've ever seen I Am Legend or 28 Days Later you know that 1) there's something eerily fascinating a...

Honoring Rockhaven Sanitarium, America's First Feminist Asylum

Sezin Koehler | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
Sezin Koehler

The intersection of stardom and madness, mystery and decay meet at the crossroads of Rockhaven Sanitarium. The once-thriving refuge for troubled minds now sits fallow, crumbling and silent as it awaits an uncertain future, much like its past residents.

Striking Photos Juxtapose Detroit's Vibrant Past With A Dilapidated Present

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts

"Start at the turn of the last century, in 1901, with the celebration of Detroit’s bicentennial," author Jerry Herron writes in his book AfterC...

Street Artist Revamps Abandoned Buildings With Creepy Baroque Imagery

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts

"I have always been drawn to the old masters, a time when art was all about beauty," artist Ted Pim explained in an email to The Huffington Post...

8 Of The World's Most Beautiful Abandoned Cities

Supercompressor | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel

If you've seen any zombie movies, you know how haunting an abandoned, once-thriving city can be. But despite the ruin and overgrowth, there's also a flicker of beauty that shines through the silent emptiness.

Here's One Use For An Abandoned Football Stadium

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.09.2015 | Sports

The future of the Silverdome, the abandoned and crumbling stadium where the Detroit Lions once played, is uncertain. In the meantime, however, it make...

Abandoned Buildings Are Brought To Life In Stunning Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.04.2015 | Travel

Photographer Matt Emmett has traveled all around the world capturing beautiful buildings for his work, Forgotten Heritage Photography. He has devoted ...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

This Flower-Filled Abandoned House Is Bringing A Bit Of Life Back To Detroit | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts

Late one evening this month, a woman appeared in the second-story window of an abandoned house overlooking a Detroit freeway. A spotlight illu...

On Nihilism and Urban Exploring

Benjamin Gordon | Posted 06.21.2015 | College
Benjamin Gordon

Fear no longer serves much of a purpose to our species. Modern humans have very little to be scared of in the natural world; there are no predators that actively hunt us. Truth is, the thing that poses the greatest danger to us is each other.

These Beautiful Abandoned Buildings Only Got Better With Age

Architectural Digest | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

The British photographer has spent the past three years ignoring official caveats -- trudging through debris, wading in water, spelunking in man-made caverns -- all for the sake of creating images that celebrate the unique appeal of abandoned architecture.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

This Abandoned House Will Be Entirely Filled With Flowers | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts

Imagine walking into a seemingly abandoned house on a desolate, urban block, and finding it covered wall-to-ceiling in dahlias, roses, hydrangeas and ...

This Abandoned Hospital in Detroit Is Reality, Not a Set on 'The Walking Dead'

Pixable | Posted 04.13.2015 | Detroit

Originally designed to house the Southwest Detroit Hospital, which was closed in 1993, it was sold to Detroit businessman Harley K. Brown who re-opened the building as United Community Hospital. It was sitting vacant for nine years when I arrived in mid-January 2015 for our feature series Inside Detroit.

Eerie Photos Of The Abandoned Mental Institution That Once Housed Zelda Fitzgerald

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts

In Beacon, New York, lies a stunning, gothic mansion -- once a mental institution, one that has not opened its doors in over a quarter century. Yes, H...

Woman Strips Down In The Midst Of Ruins To Capture The Beauty Of Middle Age

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts

You may not feel you have that much in common with an old factory or abandoned mental asylum. But photographer Sarah R. Bloom sympathized with these d...

44 Haunting Photographs Of Abandoned Sports Venues

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 10.31.2014 | Sports

While some sporting venues become iconic characters in their own right, others are just discarded. Unlike Madison Square Garden and Old Trafford, thes...