Ikateq was originally chosen as the location of an airfield used by the US Air Force during the second World War however it was abandoned soon after.
Whalom Park was an amusement park in Massachusetts which was open for 107 years before closing in 2000. It remained abandoned until 2006 when it was demolished.
Montréal Mirabel Airport was planned as the world’s biggest airport, however it was beset with problems from the off and closed to passenger traffic in 2004.
Disney’s Discovery Island was a popular attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida but closed when the similarly themed Animal Kingdom was opened in 1999.
The Glenn Dale Hospital in Maryland began life as a tuberculosis sanitorium before becoming a facility for the criminally insane.
Rolling Acres Mall in Akron was once one of the biggest malls in Ohio however the stores began to move out and it was left abandoned.
The Six Flags New Orleans theme park, formerly Jazzland, in Louisiana lies abandoned following the devastating destruction of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.