Abandoned

Manteno State Hospital

Manteno State Hospital

In 1927 the state of Illinois purchased over 1,000 acres of land earmarked for a massive mental health complex to become known as Manteno...
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...

New York’s Forgotten North Brother Island

Located between Riker's Island and the Bronx on the East River, North Brother Island currently sits in a state of disrepair, abandoned for the...
Dixie Square Mall

Abandoned: Dixie Square Mall

Dixie Square Mall has quite a history, despite standing in ruin for more than double the number of years it was in operation. Most...

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...
Eagle Mountain

From Boom to Bust to Boom to Bust: Eagle Mountain, CA

The United States has many ghost towns scattered throughout the West. Most have the same story: A deposit of some precious metal is discovered,...