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Abandoned Buran

World’s Oldest Space Launch Facility: The Baikonur Cosmodrome

About 1,300 miles (2,100 km) southeast of Moscow in the desert steppe of Kazakhstan, the world’s oldest and largest operational space launch facility is...
Valdanos restaurant

Abandoned Adriatic: Valdanos Montenegro

Come to the beautiful crescent-shaped beaches of Valdanos, nestled in a cove on the southeastern shores of the Adriatic Sea. Wake up to a...
Prora KdF resort

Prora: the Colossus of Rügen

Owner of the title “longest failed beach resort of the Third Reich” belongs to Prora, a mostly abandoned collection of buildings along the Baltic...

Budget Cuts: Detroit Schools

Over the last decade attendance in the Detroit school system has experienced a 50% decline, dropping from over 170,000 students to just 83,000 enrolled....

Nueces County Courthouse: Empress in Distress

When it was built in 1914, the Nueces County Courthouse was both majestic and massive. The local newspaper proudly declared “the new building poses...

Abandoned Venice: The Ospedale al Mare

This once proud hospital served the people of the Lido for over seventy years. The Ospedale al Mare was a product of alternative thought...