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The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places In California

Thrillist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

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
Supercompressor

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
Pixable

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...

Skip The Haunted Houses, Take A Digital Tour Of Abandoned Buildings Instead

Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our weekly roundup of beautiful photographs that tell stories from around the globe. Photographers obsessed with the b...

13 Real Life Haunted Houses And The Horror Stories That Go With Them

Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts

Photographer Seph Lawless is a master of the abandoned -- his frames are filled with eerie portraits of shopping malls, factories, homes. All dilapida...

Getting Rid of "Ghost" Structures: Perceiving the Catskills as a Place of Renewal, Not Decay

Steven Kurlander | Posted 10.28.2014 | New York
Steven Kurlander

With or without the citing of one or two casino gaming destination resorts, it's certain that the Catskills encompassing both Sullivan County and sout...

Man Accused Of Killing 7 Women Puts Spotlight On Abandoned Buildings

AP | RICK CALLAHAN and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 12.23.2014 | Crime

GARY, Ind. (AP) — The two-bedroom home in Gary's Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring '20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and fil...

The Colorful Abandoned Town You Have To Visit

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel

If you thought this Turkish ghost town was a bit too spooky to visit, then you'll probably prefer this surprisingly colorful abandoned town in Chile. ...

Turkey's Real-Life Ghost Town Is Beautiful AND Haunted

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel

October is prime leaf peeping season, but it's also time for ghost stories, Halloween and visiting haunted houses. We could visit any old haunted ...

A Matter of Time

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

It was easy to see the spot had once been grand. I envisioned the well-heeled patrons sipping tea on its wide sweeping deck facing the sea, and a host of fashionably dressed ladies leaning over the balustrade to listen in on the conversations below.

Artist Turns Abandoned Building Into Life-Size Dollhouse

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.26.2014 | Arts

Here's an art project that would simultaneously dazzle and horrify your childhood self. Canadian artist Heather Benning transformed an abandoned 1960s...

Take a Peek Inside Yellowstone's Abandoned Mansion

Roadtrippers | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

It's hard to drive past The Smith Mansion on the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway and not wonder what the hell it is. It looks like the work of a madman-- each story of the 75 foot structure is precariously stacked, held up by what seem like impossibly unstable 2x4s nailed together by hand.

Step Into Japan's 'Western Village,' The Oddest Abandoned Theme Park Ever

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts

The Australian photographer Shane Thoms was shooting abandoned hotels in the mountains outside Tokyo when he spotted something unbelievable: a giant r...