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24 Revealing Photos & Stories of Deserted Buildings | WebUrbanist

24 Revealing Photos & Stories of Deserted Buildings | WebUrbanist | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
What is it about the cracking paint, the crumbling brick and the ominous silent of abandoned buildings that attracts urban explorers interested in building infiltration?
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Urban exploration: derelict and abandoned urban, industrial and commercial locations. http://ontarioexploration.com
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Icelandic Analog: Abandoned mini-golf course - Doc Pop's Blog

Icelandic Analog: Abandoned mini-golf course - Doc Pop's Blog | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Some film photos from an abandoned putt-putt course in the remote valley of Heydalur in Iceland.
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From Frank Leigh in Ottawa, Ontario - "I was visiting British Columbia from Ottawa, and while there crossed over to Oroville, Washington State. Driving down a back dirt road I spotted these five cars neatly lined up in a field along with a number of other junked cars. They caught my eye immediately as I also own a Morris Minor convertible. It was a rather unexpected sight.Indeed!

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Inside an abandoned train yard in Budpest

Inside an abandoned train yard in Budpest | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
The abandoned Istvántelek Train Yard occupies a vast area of land outside Budapest . Also known as the Red Star Train Graveyard, it i
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Advertising Giants: America’s Amazing Muffler Men

Before Mad Men there were Muffler Men – 20-foot tall fiberglass statues cast in the thousands to advertise roadside businesses from coast to coast.
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Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island

Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
an online history of the

Smallpox Hospital of Roosevelt Island

 

in partnership with the Roosevelt Island Historical Society
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Paint

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"The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open." #rumi
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Parks

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A famous photograph by Eddie Hausner of the ruined sculpture "Day" by Adolph Alexander Weinman that adorned the original Penn Station in a landfill of the New Jersey Meadowlands struck a guilty chord.
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Bonwit Teller, New York City, New York

Bonwit Teller, New York City, New York | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Bonwit Teller & Company 721 Fifth Avenue New York, New York (1907) EL dorado 5-6800 First Floo
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Restoration disasters around the world: share your pictures and stories

Restoration disasters around the world: share your pictures and stories | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Outrage and hilarity from locals has greeted the latest controversial attempt at restoration work. We want to see more examples
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After the A-bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki then and now – in pictures

After the A-bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki then and now – in pictures | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Exactly 70 years ago the US dropped the atomic bomb, nicknamed Little Boy, on Hiroshima, killing 140,000 of its 350,000 citizens. Three days later, a second bomb, Fat Man, was dropped on Nagasaki. Photographer Issei Kato has paired archive images of the ruins with how they look today
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VW parts , bus , vanagon , camper vans , bug , etc | Classic Cars | Ottawa | Kijiji

VW parts , bus , vanagon , camper vans , bug , etc | Classic Cars | Ottawa | Kijiji | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
wanted volkswagen parts, old or new vw van , bug , westfalia , vanagon ,anything aircooled vw vw tools.. unfinished projects? will pay cash and pick-up. what do you have?
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Documenting the Disappearance of America's Most Toxic Ghost Town

Starting in 2008, following a devastating tornado, Todd Stewart has photographed the toxic ruins of Picher, Oklahoma, a mining community turned ghost town.
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Behold The U.S. Government’s Million-Pound Deadweight Machine

It's the largest in the world.
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Best 25+ ideas about Persepolis | Find what you'll love

Best 25+ ideas about Persepolis | Find what you'll love | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
Discover and save today's best ideas about Persepolis on Bing feed. Updated daily with the best images from around the web.
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Trump wants to save Confederate statues, but not his own artwork

Trump wants to save Confederate statues, but not his own artwork | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
President Trump thinks destroying sculptures is bad — but that wasn’t always the case.
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Some front: the bad developments making a joke of historic buildings

Some front: the bad developments making a joke of historic buildings | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
What do you get when you force developers to build around historic facades? A match made in hell, says Oliver Wainwright
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A Tragic Day on Genesee Street

A Tragic Day on Genesee Street | Modern Ruins | Scoop.it
An exploration of art and cultural topics that our digital age sometimes overlooks.
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