Mid-century Legend: Hotel Okura Tokyo

Over the last century architectural design in Tokyo has been in a constant state of metamorphosis. A stroll through the country’s largest city confirms...
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Abandoned Waterworks: Hackensack Water Company

One hundred years ago utility companies used massive steam-powered engines to pump water throughout communities. These five-story behemoths were impressive for their time but...
Abandoned Ohio

Ohio’s Forgotten Houses: A Failing Property Market

By Sam Smith While it is unrealistic to expect every single property market in the world to behave in exactly the same manner, the differences...
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The Psychic Temple of Long Beach

Long Beach, California is known for its beaches and sunny weather. It has one of the world’s largest shipping ports and is a major...

Ochamchire Abkhazia: Casualty of War

On the east coast of the Black Sea, about 125 miles (200km) south of Sochi, sits the shell of a once-vibrant town. Ochamchire (also Ochamchira) was...

Abandoned Vegas: Resorts Never To Hit The Jackpot

By Sam Smith Las Vegas. It’s the city that never sleeps. Neon lights illuminate the Strip among empty desert for miles around. It’s a place...

Abandoned: Old Reid Memorial Hospital

The original Reid Memorial Hospital in Richmond, Indiana, was built in 1905 and served the community for over one hundred years. During that time...