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    Interesting abandoned old southern mansion

    Greene County, Georgia, circa 1936. "Ruined house, Penfield vicinity."

    Abandoned Mansion The Redman-Hirahira House in Watsonville was built by local architect,William Weeks in 1897 for James Redman, a sugar-beets farmer. In the 1930's, a Japanese-American family, the Hirahira's, bought the house and the farmland surrounding it. During WWII, the Hirahira family vacated the house and lands when they were forcibly re-located to Manzanar detention camp. As many as 10 percent of the population of Watsonville were bused to various internement camps during WWI...


    During the 1990s, the area was dominated by old run-down houses, trash strewn vacant lots and abandoned warehouses...

    Urban Decay in America - Andrew Moore, Organ Screen, Detroit, 2008. C-Print, 40 x 30 inches. Image courtesy Jackson Fine Art modern ruins vacant building abandoned places modern ruins vacant building abandoned places modern ruins vacant building abandoned places

    *Congregation Room in the spectacular, 9-story abandoned church, which was built in 1926. Like other vacant buildings in Gary, we walked right in and had the run of the place, with no threat of security. That is, after the film crew that was busy remaking “Nightmare on Elm Street” cleared out.

    Haunting and exquisite - French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre document the collapse of an American city in their book "The Ruins of Detroit."

    Photograph taken at abandoned church, 2010 by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America.

    Webster Wagner Mansion in Palatine Bridge, NY Built in 1876 for Webster Wagner, the inventor of the sleeping car for trains. Fate was unkind - Mr. Wagner died shortly after the house was completed in an unfortunate train accident.

    The Mayor's Mansion Abandoned home in Paris, Texas, reportedly built and occupied by one of it's former mayors. The front porch slightly warms what is otherwise a very cold, haunted-looking house. According to neighbors, the top-floor had been a ballroom back in the day.

    St. John's Baptist Church in Stotesbury WV

    The Pavilion building, built in 1885, was originally an insane asylum for women. It handled the overflow from the asylum on Roosevelt Island, and typically received chronic cases. In the 1970s, it saw its final use as a drug rehab facility called Phoenix House.

    Neat iron staircase at the abandoned Weston State Hospital in West Virginia. Love the detail!

    English, Gothic-style church completed in 1911 in Michigan... abandoned. >> How could something so amazing be abandoned? It is absolutely remarkable!!

    Furhouse Manor

    Barnsley Gardens, Adairville, Georgia, USA

    Ian Ference ~ New York's abandoned, beautiful architecture "A hallway inside the sandstone wards at Buffalo State Hospital. Kirkbride institutions followed a floor plan of a central building connected to long wings, which are staggered in a linear fashion on either side." gallery of 37 photos via NY Daily News

    Abandoned German Catholic Orphanage, Buffalo NY

    abandoned church - Buffalo, NY

    Church of the Transfiguration - Buffalo, NY A beautiful, abandoned church on Buffalo’s east side signals the decline of industry and subsequent population decline of a once prosperous city.

    McKinley's Dome by Scott Haefner U.S. President William McKinley was shot under this dome when he attended the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York beginning in late August of 1901. The dome was originally installed in the Temple of Music at the Exposition, but was saved from the demolition, now sitting in the abandoned J.N. Adams Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Perrysburg, NY

    Church of the Transfiguration, Buffalo, NY.