It was Yogi Berra who once said to trust your instincts, to keep trying, and most importantly, act.
Exploring a temple, observatory and factory en route to Cleveland, Ohio is a good way to cap off a trip to the Rust Belt.
An old general store in the remote settlement of Valley View, Kentucky has been closed for some years. What surprised me was who lived inside of it.
The American retail landscape is changing. The love affair with the enclosed shopping center peaked about a decade ago and has been waning as consumers seek out revitalized urban centers and mixed-use retail, office and residential developments.
Westland Mall is a relic of my childhood memories: of the beige floor tiles, the brown-tinted lamps and the olden storefronts. It’s also nearly abandoned.
The corner of East 9th and Monmouth streets in historic downtown Newport, Kentucky is still sleepy. For now.
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.
The Ro-Na Theater in downtown Ironton was once billed as southern Ohio’s “finest theater.” After years of neglect, it’s being restored.
Partial demolition is well underway at Ironton, Ohio’s Memorial Hall.
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And this very site and 17 years of work are now threatened by the state of Pennsylvania.
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