St. Margaret's Hospital, Great Barr, Walsall England. The origins of this abandoned hospital begin with the construction of the private residence of Sir Joseph Scott in 1777, named Great Barr Hall. This Strawberry Hill Gothic style building was soon leased by Samuel Galton in the 1780's to house meetings of the Lunar Society, an intellectual discussion group who met during phases of the full moon.
The oldest known photograph of the Alamo in 1849 in San Antonio, Texas. It's a daquerreotype photo. It was taken 13 years after the battle. This photograph is located at the University of Austin in the center of American history.
Inspired by a residency in Nova Scotia, Mark Marchesi began photographing along the Evangeline Trail. The landscape Abandoned House; Digby Neck, Nova Scotia is one of the images from along the route, named after a Longfellow epic poem.
After the Games: Photographs of Decaying Olympic Sites
Athens Olympic Venues A bus passes the remains of a fountain made with Olympic rings and graffiti-defaced marble blocks that were originally dedicated to Greek Olympic medal winners, at the former Olympic village on the northern fringes of Athens, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. After the Athens 2004 Games, the village was used as a worker