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This Guy’s Photos Of An Abandoned Doll Factory Will Fuel All Of Your Nightmares

This Guy’s Photos Of An Abandoned Doll Factory Will Fuel All Of Your Nightmares

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Porcelain dolls are already unsettling on their own, so could you imagine how creepy it would be inside an abandoned factory that used to make them? Urban explorer and photographer Nacho Labrador from Territorio Abandonado doesn't have to, because he knows exactly what these buildings hold. After finding one such place, he decided to explore the urban decay within -- and he has some seriously creepy photos to show for it. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); When he first entered the facility, he came across countless stacked molds. Nacho Labrador googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }); These formed various body parts for the dolls and filled pract...
What Happens When Street Art Meets Abandoned Buildings? Magic.

What Happens When Street Art Meets Abandoned Buildings? Magic.

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Abandoned buildings are typically synonymous with urban blight and decay. That said, they can also be fertile ground for inventive, enterprising street artists seeking to make their mark. Here are 11 amazing examples of art filling the vacuum of an abandoned building. 1.) Hanksy in NYC. Earlier this year renowned street artist Hanksy (not Banksy) and his New York City artist friends did something amazing. They took it upon themselves to create an underground gallery show in an abandoned brownstone in Manhattan’s East Village that was slated to be demolished. The crew covered the inside of the building in art from head to toe. The event was cryptically published on social media telling art lovers how to locate the...
It’s Hard To Believe What Used To Go On Inside These Walls. Now It’s Just Ruins.

It’s Hard To Believe What Used To Go On Inside These Walls. Now It’s Just Ruins.

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There is something about seeing an abandoned building that instantaneously affects so many people. It could be the thought that, at one point in time, the building they are looking at was once so filled with life. Maybe the building just looks creepy. Either way, the Internet has formed quite the fascination with abandoned architecture around the world, from hospitals to churches. Given that Detroit, Michigan, has faced such a dramatic population decline and urban decay over the years, it has an overwhelming number of abandoned buildings to explore. Even places of worship are now closed and stand empty. Calvary Presbyterian (1868-1991) Detroiturbex Calvary Presbyterian Detro...