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Other names used for Urban exploration are draining, urban spelunking, urban caving, vadding, building hacking, reality hacking and roof and tunnel hacking. via Urban Exploration and Abandoned Buildings.
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I know I've been quiet the last couple of days, but I've got a great excuse, one that includes head lamps, bottled water, and my biggest question: what do you wear into a dusty, damp, hot environme...
Urban exploration is a hobby of mine that I love talking and writing about, but seldom get to enjoy. I like to blame this shortcoming on my schedule b...
Mobile apps are proving to be a better way for residents and tourists alike to access or provide information about urban areas. Here's a look at 4 cities that have had success w...
The idea of urban exploration is on the rise and what once belonged to a small group of people is gaining more prime time in the media today.
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Built in 1914 at a time when running water was not accessible to all, this public bath located in the Petite-Bourgogne's district (formerly St. Joseph) reflects the desire of the city to provide sanitary installations for its citizens. The bath is appointed Hushion in honor of William James Hushion, alderman of St. Joseph area from 1914 to 1928.
Street photography is about people. As a street photographer your job is to be in the moment and acutely aware of your surroundings-what a person is wearing, the way traffic is moving, or if the weather is changing.
This breathtaking pool of glistening turquoise water under creamy ecclesiastical stone vaulting is the underground water reservoir tank of Mountsouris, a hidd
We all have it; that itch for exploring, to discover what's behind the closed doors of our cities, under our feet and overhead. Urban environments hide buried
Believe it or not, one of my most important resources in doing this job is you, dear reader. This morning, I opened my email inbox to find a most enchanting t
As summer winds down and holidaymakers swap the beach for their real lives, hotels will inevitably begin to empty of their guests and resorts will slowly beco
Abandoned mansions and derelict houses are popular with urban explorers across the world. This article examines 10 diverse and decaying abandoned structures
A comprehensive list of the most haunted places in Canada from haunted forts to abandoned hospitals and places only the bravest dare live.
Urban exploration, or urbex, involves various activities from infiltrating abandoned buildings to roof/tunnel hacking, buildering, vadding and draining.
While I was conducting some photography research on the City of Toronto’s Archives web site, I stumbled upon a handful of charming architectural drawings that have recently been scanned and added to the city’s database. Most of the illustrations originate from the 1920s to ’40s and feature such exciting civic infrastructure as public lavatories, garages, …
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve has been deeply marked by the train, in its development. Even today, it is surrounded by three tracks : the Canadian Pacific to the west, the now abandoned Canadian National to the east and the one of the port of Montreal to the south.For the longest part of the 20th century, it was also bordered to the north by the «shop Angus», a vast industrial complex occupying 40 acres of land as well as the «Montreal Locomotive Works», a provider of the CPR, to the east, both now vanished.
Built in the early twentieth century, the former Canada Malting plant has a dozen gigantic silos, 37 meters high. The oldest has been built in 1905. Hundreds of employees were working there after the Second World War, until the closure of the factory at the turn of the 80s. The building, despite its poor condition is unique. With its ceramic silos, it is one of the last two copies in North America.Heritage listed in Montreal, this former malthouse is now a huge rusty ruin who receives regular visits from young people in search of thrills.
Blockbuster in New Orleans, Louisiana (Image via Alex Gaidouk) I remember my trips to the local Blockbuster store on Saturday nights as a kid, trying to convin
We see a lot of small town America, stuck in the past, holding on to its kitschy nostalgia, refusing to upgrade, but today I was given a tip off to a Flickr a
The Rothschilds are known as one of the greatest European banking dynasties ever established, amassing the largest private fortune in modern history. The fa
In the furthest corner of the Vincennes woods of Paris, lies the remains of what was once a public exhibition to promote French colonialism over 100 years ago