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July 1970: An inner city back street that was home to many of Melbourne's poor. The original caption written for this photograph defined the poor as widows, the unemployed, unmarried mothers and the derelict.

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In the late 19th century there were six slate quarries in the Cwmorthin Valley, Tanygrisiau, North Wales with 300 people living and working there. The quarries are all now silent, disused and derelict. Cwmorthin Valley is a wonderful place full of history with an eerie silence. Here the hard working families helped define a period in Welsh history. Welsh Slate was and still is renowned around the world. Workers walked from Bethesda each week to work in this quarry. In this photo the…

Suède / Dans un ancien entrepôt : Kafé magazinet /

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Abandoned theater in New York City. Brooklyn's King Theater was once one of the country's grandest movie theaters. The theater opened on Flatbush Ave in 1929 and was one of five "Loew's Wonder Theaters" in New York. The theater closed in 1977 and has been abandoned ever since. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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The remodelling and addition to a derelict former packing shed creating a low energy open plan 4 bedroom family home. The initial south facing courtyard concept left the existing volume in place, with one simple elements defining the use of the space.

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