There are times when I revisit an old friend and discover something new.
Located along the Youghiogheny River in the mountains of western Maryland is the historic community of Sang Run.
When the Dennison Hotel on Main Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio closed in 2011, it marked the end of a hoteling era. The single room occupancy extended stay facility once competed with the Browne Hotel, Fort Washington Hotel, Fountain Square Hotel, and others — all of which are long closed and demolished.
America is not unique in having desolate shopping malls, but the sheer number of underperforming, closed, and abandoned malls should give cause for alarm, including Century III Mall near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Several years ago, I was able to visit the former printing operation for the Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, once the world’s largest magazine publishing house, in Springfield, Ohio.
The abandoned Detroit Harbor Terminals is located along the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. See what’s inside this long closed warehouse.
The Fisher Body Company Plant No. 21 is located in Detroit, Michigan and formerly produced automobile bodies for General Motors.
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.
It’s not often that an outstanding residence in the center of a community is abandoned. But in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, Old Hickory has been disused for nearly 30 years.
Growing up in Raceland, Kentucky, I knew some of the significance behind the town’s name. It was named for the “Million Dollar Oval.”