The abandoned Gingerbread Castle is on 43 Gingerbread Castle Road in Hamburg, New Jersey. The Gingerbread Castle began on the grounds of the Wheatsworth Mill by the owner of the mill, F. H. Bennett. He loved fairy tales and approached the renowned set designer Joseph Urban to create a magical
The Roosevelt Warehouse better known as the Detroit Public Schools Book Depository is located on 2231 Dalzelle Street, Detroit, Michigan. It is said the the forgotten Public Schools Book Depot was designed by architect Albert Kahn. It is assumed that it was built sometime during or after the 1910’s, though
The NATO Headquarters are at the top of Monte Grappa in Veneto, Italy. Established during the Cold War, which began sometime in the late 1950’s, caused this NATO Headquarters to be built. Situated among the snow capped peaks of the Grappa massif, the snow and other weather tumbles into this
The old Dixie Brewing Company is located on 2401 Tulane Avenue in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dixie Brewery began in 1907 and was founded by Valentine Merz. At the start of prohibition in 1920 the company temporarily changed their name to the Dixie Beverage Company until ban of alcohol was over.
The Farwell commercial building is on 1265 Griswold Street in the Grand Circus Historic District of Detroit, Michigan. Named for the estate of Emmer and Jesse Farwell, the Farwell building was built in 1915 and designed by architect Harrie W. Bonnah. Farwell is a rectangular building with 8 floors and
The abandoned cabins can be found right on Jakes Creek Road B and on the Little River Trail and dispersed through-out the entire Elkmont Region of the Upper Little River Valley in The Great Smokey Mountains National Park, of Sevier County, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The first permanent settlers appeared around the
The Abbey Mills Pumping Station A is located off of Abbey Lane, Stratford, London, E15 2RW, United Kingdom. The Cathedral of Sewage is a disused historic place built between 1865 and 1868. It was designed by architect Charles Driver and engineers Joseph Bazalgette and Edmund Cooper. Designed in cruciform plan
The abandoned underwater ballroom of Whitaker Wight is located in Witley Park, near Haslemere Rd, in Witley, Godalming, Surrey, United Kingdom. This magnificent structure lies 40 feet beneath Thursley Lake. Whitaker Wight was an entrepreneur and became wealthy through many scams. He was involved in a very large fraud scheme
The Shime Coal Mine Tower can be found at Fukuoka-ken, Kasuya-gun, Shime-machi, Shime, Japan. Tower construction began in 1941 and ended in 1945. The price to build the tower was over 2 million yen (20,408 USD). The winding tower of Tighten-Town stands at 156 feet tall at its highest point.
The Michigan Central Station is located on 2001 15th Street, Detroit, Michigan. The Michigan Central Station was in 1913 and architecturally done in Beaux-Arts Classical style. It was designed by Warren & Wetmore and Reed and Stem firms for $15 million. The 18 story tower of the MCS is at
Whaler’s Bay is a bay located on the east side of Port Foster on Deception Island, of the South Shetland Islands archipelago, Antarctica. The first documented sighting of Deception Island was by William Smith and Edward Bransfield in 1820. It was not until 1906 that whaling began on the island
The abandoned Hell Fire Club (also known as ‘The Shooting Lodge’, ‘Conolly’s Folly’, ‘The Haunted House’ and ‘The Kennel’) is off Old Military Road (R115), the county Dublin, Ireland. This Palladian architectural styled hunting lodge was originally named Mount Pelier by William Conolly. It is believed to have been built
Located in North East France lies this dilapidated house / government service building that looks to be completely falling apart. Besides being ravaged by time it is located on government property with signs stating “zone de captage acces interdit”. This translates to “Catchment Area Forbidden Access”. In the Moselle department