North America

Oklahoma’s Hidden Chalkboards of Yesteryear

The Emerson School dates to 1895 and is one of the first public schools built in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The classic building is already...

Buckminster Fuller’s Home in a Dome

Guest Post Series words & photos by Cary O'Dell It would probably look a little out of place in just about any neighborhood, let alone sitting...

Abandoned Poconos Legend: Buck Hill Inn

Built in 1901, the Inn at Buck Hill Falls was once the class of Poconos Mountain resorts. The thousand-acre retreat featured amenities such as...
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Tunnel 51: Secret Racing Research Facility

This boarded-up tunnel in the mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania dates back two centuries. It was originally built by Carnegie and Vanderbilt for a nineteenth-century...

Spoils of US Fidelis

This house in Middle America fits the definition of excess (unless you consider having a bowling alley and an eight-car garage necessary). It’s builder’s...

Ishi: The Last Wild North American Indian

Guest Post Series words by Cary O'Dell It was August of 1911, when Sheriff J.B. Webber of Oroville, California, got word of a strange “savage” found...