Tag Archives: Decay

Frontier Town – Abandoned Theme Park In the Mountains

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History Frontier Town is a defunct old west theme park built in 1951. Its creator Art Benson wanted to bring the old west to the rural mountains of east coast. He didn’t have any construction skills, income or business plan … Continue reading

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AMC Headquarters in Detroit

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The American Motor Corporation (AMC) began as an appliance producer known as the Kelvinator Corporation. Founded in 1916 by Nathanial Wales, the company manufactured refrigerators and other household appliances. They released the first refrigerator in 1925. As the company’s operations … Continue reading

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Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Guest Post By Jessica Salt There’s something beguiling about dank air that magnetizes both tattooed punks and families on bikes, alike.  Or perhaps it’s the stale boredom of an omnivore’s fast food paradise – Breezewood –and not being satisfied by … Continue reading

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Hudson Cement Company’s Cement Works

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Location: East Kingston, NY History The Hudson Cement Company began its operations next to the Hudson River in East Kingston in the late 1950’s. The area is known for producing raw construction materials including, quarried limestone, bricks and cement. The … Continue reading

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Saint Agnes – Martyres of Uganda Catholic Church

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Architecture The St. Agnes Church property included a church, school, rectory and convent. Architecture firm Van Leyen, Schilling, Keough, and Reynolds designed all of the buildings on site in the Neo-Gothic style. The school was constructed in 1916 and the … Continue reading

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Abandoned United Community Hospital

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The shiny modernist structure must have been a site when it rose from the ground in the early 1970s. Architecture firm Eberle M. Smith Associates designed the building in 1971 and construction was completed in 1974. The building’s rigid geometric … Continue reading

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Abandoned Homes in Detroit

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The images are from a recent trip to Detroit. Since the photos in this post are of random apartment houses I don’t have anything in the way of historical information. So, I’ll do my best to describe the building’s sense … Continue reading

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Greenpoint Hospital’s Abandoned Nurse’s Quarters

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The Greenpoint Hospital Nurse’s Quarters is one of the few places left in Brooklyn that can still be explored and it’s right in my backyard (on the other side of my neighborhood). The hospital complex has a storied history but … Continue reading

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The Pines – Abandoned Borscht Belt Resort

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  Location: South Fallsburg, NY The photos below are are keyed into the directory above. Click on the directory, aerial photo and other smaller images for an expanded view. Historical Overview The Pines is an abandoned Borscht Belt resort that … Continue reading

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Fort Tilden

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Location: Rockaway Peninsula, Queens, NY Since I have already authored a blog post about Fort Tilden on my other blog, Brooklyn Relics, this post is mostly going to be a photo essay. I don’t want to duplicated content or do … Continue reading

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