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Brookfield Air Force Station

Brookfield Air Force Station

Brookfield Air Force Station is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station. Located near Brookfield, Ohio, it closed in 1959.

Location: Brookfield, Ohio
Status: Abandoned

Detroit House of Correction

Detroit House of Correction

The Detroit House of Correction, commonly referred to as DeHoCo, is a former penitentiary complex near Detroit, Michigan. Originally located in the city of Detroit, the Detroit House of Correction was relocated Plymouth and Northville townships between 1920 and 1931 as the old “medieval” structure was considered not only antiquated but a fire hazard.

Location: Detroit, Michigan
Status: Demolished

Eagles Lodge 336

Eagles Lodge 336

The Eagles Building, located at 129 North Main Street in downtown Mansfield, Ohio, was home to the Mansfield Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 336.

Location: Mansfield, Ohio
Status: Under Renovations

Price Hill Incline

The Price Hill Incline was located along 8th Street and connected the Lower Price Hill and Price Hill neighborhoods in Cincinnati, Ohio. The base was located at 8th Street and Glenway Avenue and topped at 8th Street and Matson Avenue.

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Status: Demolished

Stone Mule Stable

Stone Mule Stable

Located in the Boneyfiddle district of Portsmouth, Ohio, this forbidding building with its thick stone construction and bars across the windows served as a mule stable for a quarry that operated across the adjoining Scioto River.

Location: Portsmouth, Ohio
Status:

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USS Sachem and USS Phenakite

The USS Sachem and USS Phenakite was a converted yacht that was used by the United States Navy from 1917 to 1919 and again from 1942 to 1945. It was later used as a tour boat before becoming abandoned on a small creek just yards from the Ohio River in northern Kentucky.

Location: Boone County, Kentucky
Status: Abandoned

Warner & Swasey Observatory

Warner & Swasey Observatory

The Warner & Swasey Observatory is located in East Cleveland, Ohio and was constructed by Worchester Warner and Ambrose Swasey as a gift for Case Western Reserve University.

Location: East Cleveland, Ohio
Status: Abandoned

Worcester Courthouse

Berkshire Courthouse

The Berkshire Courthouse is a disused courthouse located in the northeast United States. It is slated for rehabilitation into apartments and retail.

Location: Northeast United States
Status: Closed

Sang Run Election House

The Sang Run Election House in Sang Run, Maryland was constructed in 1872. The two-bay gabled structure features traditional board and batten siding.

Bailey Park

Bailey Park

Bailey Park is a semi-abandoned recreational facility in Youngstown, Ohio that features a Works Progress Administration-built grandstand and other amenities.

Location: Youngstown, Ohio
Status: Abandoned/Active

Morehead State University Natatorium

Morehead State University Natatorium

Closed to the public in 1988, the Morehead State University Natatorium was demolished after preservation architects deemed the building to be unusable. It was once billed as the “epitome of swimming pools.”

Location: Morehead, Kentucky
Status: Demolished

Raceland Race Track

Raceland

Raceland is a former a horse racing track in Chinnville, Kentucky (now known as Raceland), operating between 1924 and 1928.

Location: Raceland, Kentucky
Status: Abandoned/Active/Demolished

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Rubber Bowl

The Rubber Bowl is a former stadium in Akron, Ohio. The arena was home to the University of Akron Zips football team from 1940 to 2008. It also hosted with concerts, high school sports, and a professional football team.

Location: Akron, Ohio
Status: Abandoned

West Virginia Exposition and State Fair

West Virginia Exposition and State Fair

The West Virginia Exposition and State Fair, once located on Wheeling Island in Wheeling, West Virginia, closed in 1937. The complex was reused for as a skating rink and for Wheeling Downs, a harness and flat horse racing track.

Location: Wheeling, West Virginia
Status: Closed/Active