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Theatres at risk #6

10 Historic Theaters Facing Tear-Downs

The Theatres Trust has added 10 new arts venues to its theatre buildings at risk register for 2013, which features 48 buildings in all, many in extreme disrepair and at risk of demolition from development proposals. Local campaign groups continue to fight for their survival, restoration and return to use …

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Are McMansions Becoming Extinct?

  The answer is most likely yes. McMansion is a slang term for a large newly built house that is poorly designed and too big for its surroundings. These houses were first constructed in the 1990’s in America. They are compared to McDonald’s for being built so fast. These types of houses were …

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Wright’s Glencoe Subdivision Markers are Crumbling

One of the most unique details at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ravine Bluffs subdivision in Glencoe is in need of some significant Tender loving care. The subdivision, which includes six Wright-designed houses and three boldly sculpted markers of poured concrete, was built in 1915 for developer Sherman Booth. But Chicago’s brutal …

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Pullman: Unique Historic Town in Chicago Neighborhood

Initially constructed to house workers of his railcar company, George Pullman’s model community is one of Chicago’s most unique neighborhoods. In its prime, this ‘town within a town’ had its own amenities catering to citizens of Pullman’s French-inspired row houses and colonnade apartments. Today, an information center and the country’s …

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Mitt Romney’s 6 Houses

After much tension to release his tax forms, presidential candidate Mitt Romney has generated over $43 million in just the past 2 years. As you can see from all of his previous houses Mitt Romney can not relate to the average American on economic conditions. While much of Romney’s assets …

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Abandoned Hospital Beelitz-Heilstätten Morgue, Berlin, Germany

This may just be the most beautiful abandoned hospital in the world. Actually, it is, according the officials at Urban Splatter. Urban explorers travel from all over The European countries to see and photograph the Beelitz-Heilstäten outside Berlin. Constructed in 1898 as a tuberculosis sanatorium, it was turned into a army hospital …

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Moss-Covered Cottage in Ireland

I like the natural over-grown look in certain buildings. In this case is really looks good in my opinion. I would live here any-day  as long as the roof is stabilized with supports. Doesn’t it remind you of Shrek? An abandoned cottage with a roof practically taken over by plant life …

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Once a Home, Now just Abandoned Mess

Once a Home, Ohio Perhaps the most stunning thing about this abandoned home in Pike County, Ohio is the surprisingly massive pile of aluminum cans dumped in front of the house.* When the house was found along a 4 miles dirt driveway officers were discussed and shocked with disturbing images. As an …