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33 Beautiful Abandoned Buildings

From Feral Homes to Life-Sized Dollhouses

— December 14, 2009 — Art & Design
As we continue to expand, build and grow as a race, it’s only natural that remnants of our past remain in the outskirts, reminding us of where we came from. Nowadays it seems there is an increasing amount of these abandoned structures.

At the rate we are going, soon these buildings might not exist at all, but be torn down in order for some skyscraper to be erected. there’s a beauty in these abandoned structures that cannot be tarnished, no matter how neglected the place is.

Enjoy this cluster and perhaps the next time you pass a run-down building, you’ll appreciate it, knowing that it may not be seen again.
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Fake Infestations
Fake Infestations
Helen Nodding Gives an Abandoned Studio a Buggy Story Line
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Choo Choo Churches
Choo Choo Churches
Communities Put Abandoned Train Cars to Good Use
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Psychedelic Buses
Psychedelic Buses
'Knitta Please' Uses Yarn to Decorate Abandoned Bus
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Abandoned Animal Awareness
Abandoned Animal Awareness
2009 ‘Adopt a Shelter Dog Calendar'
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Geometric Shape Photography
Geometric Shape Photography
Georges Rousse Turns Abandoned Places into Artistic Geometry
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Abandoned Shadow Art
Abandoned Shadow Art
Xenmate Photographs Fake Inhabitants of Ghost Buildings
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Abandoned Real Estate Bus Tours
Abandoned Real Estate Bus Tours
Long Island Foreclosure Tours
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Radioactive Abodes
Radioactive Abodes
The Abandoned Nuclear Missile Sile House is an Unlikely Home
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Abandoned House Photography
Abandoned House Photography
'Island Feelings' Shows the Beautiful Side of Summer's Spoils
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Isolation Photography
Isolation Photography
Michel Rajkovic's ‘Nowhere' Features Abandoned Areas
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Squatters' Rights Exhibits
Squatters' Rights Exhibits
‘100 Abandoned Houses' Keeps Spooky Homes at a Distance
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Haunted Urban Exploration
Haunted Urban Exploration
Old Don Jail in Toronto Opens Doors to Sinister Past
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'Lost' Location Found
'Lost' Location Found
Russia's Real-Life DHARMA Initiative
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Abandoned Bank Photography
Abandoned Bank Photography
Jonathan Castellino Revists the Bank of Toronto
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Life-Sized Dollhouses
Life-Sized Dollhouses
Abandoned Farmhouse Transformed Into Giant Playhouse
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Modern Ruins
Modern Ruins
Russian Castles Rotting
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Capturing Dilapidated Buildings
Capturing Dilapidated Buildings
‘100 Abandoned Houses Project' by Kevin Bauman
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Creepy Urban Exploration
Creepy Urban Exploration
Abandoned Ruins by Tom Kirsch
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Dilapidated Building Dance Recitals
Dilapidated Building Dance Recitals
Alexey Novikov Captures a Ballerina in an Abandoned Edifice
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Abandoned Man-Made Creations
Abandoned Man-Made Creations
'Artificial Owl' Website for Derelict Enthusiasts
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Abandoned Building Photography
Abandoned Building Photography
Visually Brilliant Derelict Power Plants Captured on Camera
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Clothes-Free Urban Explorers
Clothes-Free Urban Explorers
Miru Kim's Fearless and Confident Photography
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Abandoned Photography
Abandoned Photography
Fabiano Parisi Focuses on Human and Industrial Waste
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Vampire House
Vampire House
Anne Rice's Rosegate Estate Sale + Ghosts Free
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Dilapidated Hospital Photography
Dilapidated Hospital Photography
Reiss Cleal Captures the Abandoned Severalls Mental Hospital
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Abandoned Future City
Abandoned Future City
San Zhi, Taiwan
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Architectural Corpses
Architectural Corpses
‘Stages of Decay' by Julia Solis Captures Abandoned Theaters
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Abandoned Airplane Renovations
Abandoned Airplane Renovations
Clipper Juan T. Trippe is a Ghost Town With Wings
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Feral Homes
Feral Homes
Abandoned Houses in Detroit Become Feral Beasts in Summer
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Repurposed Bomb Shelters
Repurposed Bomb Shelters
The Underground 'Bahnhof Office'
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3
Abandoned Shopping Malls
Abandoned Shopping Malls
Brian Ulrich Captures Recessionary Fallout and Urban Decay
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Modern Ghost Towns
Modern Ghost Towns
10 Recently-Abandoned Cities
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Abandoned Celebrity Mansions
Abandoned Celebrity Mansions
Mike Tyson's Old Home
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