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Once a bustling industrial city, the city of Gary in Indiana is now a ghost town with 30% of the buildings unoccupied and abandoned.
The Route 66 Museum in Clinton, Oklahoma tells the fascinating story of America’s most iconic road and the towns left behind when it was abandoned.
Cass Technical High School was once regarded as one of Detroit’s landmarks but the facilities became dated and the building was demolished.
Once regarded at the most modern mental facility in the USA, the Metropolitan State Hospital was closed in 1992 and was later demolished.
Danvers State Hospital was a mental institution opened in 1878 in the town formerly known as Salem Village, the site of the legendary Salem Witch Trials.
Aiden Lair is an abandoned lodge in upstate New York. Theodore Roosevelt stopped at Aidan Lair on his way to take the oath of president.
Old Lodge was built around 1890 in Tomkin’s Cove, New York and has been a hotel and private residence over the years. It is now abandoned.
The Hotel Charlevoix was opened in 1905 and was one of the oldest hotels in Detroit. It was closed in the 1980s and demolished in 2013.
The New Frontier Hotel and Casino was located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It closed in 2007 and was demolished after lying abandoned for 6 months.