Financial

New South China Mall

Largest Empty Mall in the World: New South China Mall

Located about 50 miles north of Hong Kong in Dongguan, China, the New South China Mall is the largest abandoned mall in the world...
Grande Hotel Beira Mozambique

The Grande Hotel of Beira, Mozambique

Beira is an important African coastal port and the second-largest city in Mozambique. In the mid-1950s the ruling Portuguese Estado Novo regime wanted to...
Buckner Building

The City Under One Roof: Buckner Building

After World War II plans were conceived by the U.S. military to construct a massive outpost in Alaska, due in part to the growing...
San Zhi Resort Taiwan

Abandoned Resort: Sanzhi, Taiwan

Sanzhi might look like an outcropping of structures from an episode of Star Trek, but the site is actually home to the remains of...
Beach Pneumatic Transit

Beach’s First Subway: Pneumatic Transit System

Alfred Beach was an inventor and editor of Scientific American magazine. He was also a visionary for subterranean rapid transit. By 1849, New York...

Abandoned Airport: Ciudad Real

Nothing highlights the current Spanish financial problems like a new and abandoned airport. Opened in 2009 at a cost of €1.1bn, the Ciudad Real...