Ciudad Juarez in Mexico has seen whole neighbourhoods abandoned as a result of a brutal drug war that has raged between rival cartels.
Bodie is a ghost town located in California. It began as a mining camp in 1859 but by the early 1900s, it was abandoned.
Foxborough State Hospital was a mental institution in Massachusetts. It closed in 1975 and remained abandoned for many years.
Worcester State Hospital was a psychiatric hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was abandoned in 1985 and destroyed by fire in 1991.
Food Rocks was an audio-animiatronic show at Epcot in Walt Disney World. It was closed in 2004 to make way for Soarin’.
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 Cobble Hill Tunnel was New York’s first subterranean rail tunnel but it now lays abandoned under the streets of Brooklyn.
Barkerville was once a bustling gold rush town but it was left abandoned in 1958. It has since reopened as a tourist attraction.
Once the headquarters of one of the biggest newspapers in Georgia, the Atlanta Constitution Building is now abandoned.
The short-lived Haunted Mansion in Kissimmee, Florida attempted to capitalise on its more famous namesake in Disney’s Magic Kingdom.