Amazon.com has been called the killer of the American indoor shopping mall in countless articles. But it’s been no secret that traditional shopping centers have been struggling long before the advent of online shopping, with the United States boasting more square feet of retail than any other developed nation by far. It’s with some irony that Amazon.com is building new fulfillment centers on the grounds of two dead malls.
The month of July has been a whirlwind of explorations, from ventures into storied mental institutions to beautiful, historic schools.
The month January has been turbulent, but updates to Abandoned have been plenty. Between interviews at prospective employers, unimpressive weather, and unpaid holidays, I have had considerable downtime to crank out new content.
The Abandoned segment that was featured on KET’s Kentucky Life in 2015 has been nominated for an Emmy.
A hiker at Great Smoky Mountains National Park “discovered” a ghost town? Elkmont? It was long discovered by locals and outsiders alike for decades.
Eric Frein, charged with killing two officers outside a state police barrack in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania, may be hiding out in an abandoned resort.
A minor fire in at the Waldo Hotel in Clarksburg, West Virginia yesterday evening did no damage to the historic building.