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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 02.11.2015 | 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

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.29.2014 | 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...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

What America's Strangest Parking Garage Means For The Future Of Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.05.2014 | HuffPost Home

An inventor's workshop. A movie palace. A rock club. A car park. A skate park. The backdrop for Eminem videos. Now it's one of America's strangest ...

Ireland's Suburban Ghost Towns Are Just. Plain. Creepy.

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 06.11.2014 | HuffPost Home

Picture a place where Stepford wives meet their eerie Tim Burton-inspired neighbors and you just might find yourself in none other than Ireland. Despi...

There's A Haunted, Abandoned German Village In The Namib Desert

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel

It's one thing to "happen upon" a deserted town, but it's another thing entirely when it's an abandoned German-style mining village -- in the Namib De...

The Abandoned NYC Island You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel

An island and its medical facilities abandoned after forced drug rehabilitation becomes wrought with corruption, and its residents never to return aga...

Disney's Abandoned Theme Parks Are Our New Creepy Obsession

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.01.2014 | Travel

If you're a Disney fanatic, then maybe you were already aware that Donald Duck was once a Nazi and that Hannah Montana was almost accidentally named a...

The Mysterious New York City Island You've Never Heard Of

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts

By Jordan G. Teicher North Brother Island is a secret hiding in plain sight. Located in New York’s East River, it was once an important part ...

28 Abandoned Structures Still As Vibrant As The Day They Were Deserted

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weird News

An empty, foggy diner with the tables still set. An abandoned aquarium, complete with shark paintings on the walls. A desolate church, with architectu...

Here's What Happens When You Abandon A Football Stadium

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports

It's been just 12 years since the Detroit Lions moved to Ford Field, a stadium constructed for the NFL team in downtown Detroit. But the Pontiac Silve...

A Stunning Look Inside An Abandoned French Chateau

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.14.2014 | HuffPost Home

It takes a certain type of bravery to purchase a fixer-up, and Karina and Craig Waters have lots of it. The Australian couple's 2013 purchase isn't yo...

Artist Turns 'Ruin Porn' Into The Setting Of A Hauntingly Beautiful Dystopia

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts

The world's contemporary obsession with ruin porn has brought to our attention two themes that seem pervasive in modern art: humanity's collective des...