Posts Tagged 'decay'

Abandoned And Forgotten Places [video]

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Photographer Matt Emmett specializes in shooting abandoned buildings and other structures. There’s something eerie about knowing that these locations that exude total stillness and silence were once inhabited and lively, but there’s also a beauty and a crumbling majesty to many of the places he shoots.

View video on mental_floss.

Spooky Abandoned Leper Colony in NYC [pics]

DailyMail reports –

Stairwells strewn with debris and walls crumbling slowly to dust, it is the island that New York forgot for 50 years. Now, in a series of extraordinarily eerie pictures, the lost world of North Brother – quarantine zone, leper colony and centre for drug addicts – has been brought back to life. It is hard to believe that these echoing corridors and abandoned halls were home to hundreds of patients – or that a criss-cross of tree-lined avenues were once roads. But the haunting quality of these pictures makes it easy to imagine that it was a place of indescribable misery, which one inmate compared to the notorious black hole of Calcutta.

View the photos and read more HERE

State of The Economy – According To Ziggy [comic]

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