If you're wondering what happens to some of those disappearing payphones, look no further than upper Manhattan.
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Atlas Obscura on Slate is a new travel blog. Like us on Facebook, Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter @atlasobscura. People flocked to what became known as Kolmanskop, Namibia, after the discovery of diamonds in the area in 1908. As people arrived with h...
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St. Tropez, Miami Beach, the Bahamas; imagine if the world's most glamorous seaside resorts were abandoned overnight; the luxury hotels emptied of their guests and left to slowly decay, the boutiques, bars and nightclubs reclaimed by nature, sunbathe...
A chronicle of the life and death of The Essex Mountain Sanatorium, a hospital established in Verona N.J. in 1907 that was abandoned in the 1970's
Just southwest of Bogotá is Hotel del Salto, a once-luxurious establishment frequented by wealthy wanderlust-ers. Today, some think it's haunted.
In Chenzhuang Village, China, about 20 miles northwest of central Beijing, the ruins of a partially built amusement park called Wonderland sit near a highway, surrounded by houses and fields of corn
Abandoned buildings are creepy. Abandoned asylums, downright terrifying. They're the stuff of horror movies: long, dark hallways; trap doors; surgical rooms; creaking staircases; crumbling plaster walls. All of which harbor secrets of the site's male...
Abandoned Inclination - Art, Photography, T-Shirts, Calendars, Greeting Cards
With some of the most disturbing and tragic histories of any buildings in the US, asylums and hospitals are way beyond creepy.