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Abandoned Buildings

Artists Turn Abandoned Buildings Into ‘Living Creatures’

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.19.2016 | Arts

An abandoned building isn’t just an eyesore ― often, it’s a place that used to be a family’s home. Every night this fall, hundreds of those fo...

Mysterious Art Project Sheds Light On Abandoned Castle Ruins In The Hudson

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2016 | Arts

If you’ve ever taken the Metro-North train from New York City, you may have noticed a strange island floating in the Hudson River about 50 miles up,...

These Eerie Photos Show The Ghosts Of Olympics Past

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 08.16.2016 | Sports

Every few years, the world tunes in to watch the Olympic Games. From Salt Lake City to London to Beijing, cities across the globe have played host to ...

10 breathtaking abandoned places you should visit this summer

Trip4real | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel

It's a fantasy of many to find an abandoned place that has a striking history and to just see it decaying. There are actually plenty of abandoned spot...

Time-Lapse Photos Show Staggering Transformations Of Inner Cities

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.07.2016 | Arts

A photographer who has spent more than half his life obsessively documenting American cities is creating an expansive and eye-opening record of how po...

Dear Artists: Detroit’s Empty Homes Are More Than Your Blank Canvas

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.01.2016 | Arts

The Monday demolition of a blighted Detroit home made famous in an art installation thousands of miles away raises questions about the relationship be...

Watch Detroit Neighborhoods Fall Into Ruin With Google Street View

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.26.2016 | Arts

Google Street View’s trove of data and visuals has been used to collect images of streets that made history, of colorful glitches and surreal scenes...

If the World Ended Today, It Would Look Like This Abandoned U.S. Town

Seph Lawless | Posted 03.05.2017 | HuffPost Home
Seph Lawless

The EPA refers to it as the most toxic place in America, but it's better known as Picher, Oklahoma. The apocalyptic theatrical landscape serves as a rather cryptic backdrop to this once thriving American city, a constant reminder of what happens when mankind doesn't respect nature and the environment.

This Teen Has A Simple Idea To Tackle 2 Of Detroit's Biggest Problems

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.03.2017 | Impact

Isabel Ivanescu is a high school senior with a simple idea to achieve an ambitious goal: She wants to end homelessness in Detroit by renovating abando...

Hillary, Bill, and Bernie: Free Trade & Industrial Decline

Ian Ference | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics
Ian Ference

A few rays of sunlight still hit the Schoolfield Complex of Dan River Inc in 2012, as the century-old textile mill was being systematically torn down ...

These Are The Cities With The Most Abandoned Houses

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.13.2016 | Business

The public health crisis that has seized Flint is only the latest struggle for the Michigan city, where one in six houses is vacant after a long perio...

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, fin...

Dancing In Abandoned Places with Austen Browne

Jeff Kelley | Posted 01.26.2017 | 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 search...

14 American Cities With Crazy Underground Tunnel Systems

Thrillist | Posted 01.14.2017 | 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 01.14.2017 | 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 01.10.2017 | 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 of community. ...

The 13 Coolest Abandoned Hotels and Resort Towns | Posted 10.28.2016 | 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 l...

6 Creepy Abandoned Mansions From Around the World

The Lineup | Posted 10.19.2016 | 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 me...

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 inviting, ...

The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places In California

Thrillist | Posted 08.27.2016 | 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 08.13.2016 | 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 AfterCultur...

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. "Eve...