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Statues, pool and the "Parthenon, Zihuatanejo" Mexico. This is an abandoned, never-completed house commissioned by the corrupt and egomaniacal Chief of Police to look like the Parthenon in Athens. More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parthenon_Zihuatanejo#Arrest_and_death

Statues in the abandoned "Parthenon, Zihuatanejo" Mexico. This is an abandoned, never-completed house commissioned by the corrupt and egomaniacal Chief of Police to look like the Parthenon in Athens. More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parthenon_Zihuatanejo#Arrest_and_death

Staircase in the abandoned admin building - The Hudson River State Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_River_State_Hospital

The abandoned Dayton Arcade in Dayton, Ohio. The most notable building, which fronts on Third Street, is of Flemish design and is said to be patterned after a guild hall in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayton_Arcade

Abandoned Henry Mercer's Castle - Fonthill (now a museum) is situated on 60 acres of land in Doylestown, PA. It was built by Henry Chapman Mercer, completed in 1912, and used as his residence.

"Hatchet" Harry Flavel's House - this home is falling into ruin because the Flavel descendants refuse to sell it, despite many interested buyers. Mr. Flavel stabbed a person here in the 80's and became a fugitive from the law, leaving it abandoned - Astoria, Oregon. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_George_Conrad_Flavel_House