A listing and gallery of abandoned residences in the United States.

Kentucky

Burton Pike Residence

Burton Pike Residence

The Burton Pike residence is located along Burton Pike in Scott County, Kentucky and was constructed prior to the Civil War. The four bay-wide house features pegged windows, a Greek Revival-era porch, built-in bookcases, recessed windows and separate staircases to unconnected second-story rooms.

  • Location: Scott County, Kentucky
  • Status: Abandoned

David Snowden House

David Snowden House

The David Snowden House, located in Lee County, Kentucky, was constructed in 1825 by David Snowden Jr.

  • Location: Lee County, Kentucky
  • Status: Abandoned

Fisher-Byington House

Fisher-Byington House

The Fisher-Byington House was an antebellum residence in Danville, Kentucky, constructed by Robert Russell, Jr. circa 1845. It was named after two of its more prominent residents.

  • Location: Danville, Kentucky
  • Status: Demolished

Garred House

Garred House

Known as “the most commodious stone house in the Sandy Valley,” the residence, along with a burial vault and a chapel, were listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Location: Lawrence County, Kentucky
  • Status: Demolished

James K. Duke House

James K. Duke House

The James K. Duke House is an antebellum, 11-room brick house originally constructed circa 1792 in Scott County, Kentucky.

  • Location: Scott County, Kentucky
  • Status: Abandoned

Waveland

Waveland

Waveland, located in Danville, Kentucky, is the ancestral home of the Green family and was constructed between 1797 and 1800 by Willis Green.

  • Location: Danville, Kentucky
  • Status: Abandoned

William Tarr House

William Tarr House

The William Tarr House, the homestead of A.J. Hitt and William Tarr, is an abandoned antebellum near Millersburg, Kentucky.

  • Location: Millersburg, Kentucky
  • Status: Abandoned

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Michigan

Lee Plaza

Lee Plaza

Lee Plaza, an abandoned apartment building, is located in Detroit, Michigan. It is listed as state historic site and is on the National Register of Historic Places, with its architecture an excellent representation of Art Deco from the 1920’s. During its heyday, the complex was known for its catch phrase: “You will never miss your home when you stay at the Lee Plaza.”

  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Status: Abandoned

New York

Manley House

Manley House

The Manley House is an abandoned Italianate style residence in Richfield Springs, New York. It was constructed circa 1850 by Dr Hoarce Manley, a physician, graduate of Fairfield Medical College, 1 and surgeon-major in the War of 1812.

  • Location: New York
  • Status: Abandoned

West Shore Hotel

West Shore House

The West Shore House is an abandoned tourist boarding house in the Catskill Mountains of New York.

  • Location: New York
  • Status: Abandoned

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Cherry Valley House

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Ohio

Columbiana County Infirmary

Columbiana County Infirmary

The Columbiana County Infirmary, for the aged and disabled indigent, was located in Columbiana County, Ohio.

  • Location: Columbiana County, Ohio
  • Status: Demolished

Gamble House

Gamble House

The Gamble House was located at 2918 Werk Road in the Westwood neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. It was the home of James Norris Gamble, an inventor, humanitarian and son of Proctor & Gamble’s co-founder.

  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Status: Demolished

Warren County Orphan Asylum and Children's Home

Warren County Orphan Asylum & Childrens Home

The Warren County Orphan Asylum and Children’s Home was located along Shakertown Pike west of Lebanon, Ohio. It was later known as the Mary Haven Home for Boys.

  • Location: Lebanon, Ohio
  • Status: Demolished

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Frye House

The Frye House was located near Glendale in Lawrence County, Ohio.

Ripley Residence

A vintage house stocked with furnishings and a Lincoln Continental was located near Ripley, Ohio.

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Pennsylvania

 

Wheeler-Knight House

Wheeler-Knight House

The historic Wheeler-Knight House is located along the National Pike in Centerville, Pennsylvania.

  • Location: Centerville, Pennsylvania
  • Status: Abandoned

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West Virginia