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abandoned supercollider

World’s Largest Super Collider: Abandoned

A supercollider is a large ring designed to accelerate particles of protons and anti-protons until they collide. Its purpose is to create large amounts...

Buried from the public: Hart Island, New York

At first glance this modest island in New York appears unremarkable. The 131-acre dark speck of land has crumbling buildings, is off-limits to the...

The Gary-Alerding Settlement House

When Gary, Indiana was founded by U.S. Steel in 1906, the steelworker was often not American. However the history of immigrants in Gary is...

The Oldest Airplane Factory in the World

On the west side of Dayton, Ohio, a group of old white buildings topped with arched parapets sits in a cleared lot just off...

Ambassador Apartments of Gary, Indiana

There certainly isn't a dearth of classic early twentieth century architecture around Gary, Indiana. Another fine example is that of the Ambassador Apartments at...
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...