Government

Maple Cottage at Forest Haven

Forest Haven Asylum: Abandoned Home for the Abandoned

Welcome to Forest Haven, one of the most deadly institutions in the United States. This asylum for the mentally ill was built not far the...
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...
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Concrete Arrows and the U.S. Airmail Beacon System

Scattered across the United States are a network of mysterious concrete arrows. They are often found in remote locations or areas difficult to access....

The Sheraton Hotel of Gary, Indiana

Not every abandoned building in Gary, Indiana has an enchanting history. Several epitomize the failed attempts to revitalize, and instead showcase the city’s history...

Project MKUltra

After the end of World War II, the climate of worldwide conflict changed and the dawn of the Cold War altered the direction of...
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...