I suppose then that abandoned could be interpreted in a few ways. Some of these buildings may be looked after as tourist attractions but don’t function as originally intended etc. Let your imagination wander!
Inn at Rodanthe – Hatteras Island’s Most Celebrated Vacation Rental
The Inn at Rodanthe, as it was named in the 2008 movie based on Nicholas Spark’s popular novel, “Nights in Rodanthe,”starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane, is a beautiful oceanfront vacation rental located in the small Hatteras Island village of Rodanthe on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Old cemetery in Belgium
It seems this was a cementry (concrete) in Belgium. It would make an awesome-looking building if refurbished and landscaped. This is awesome!
Abandoned Tower Bridge, London
Abandoned Waterwheel in Cordoba, Spain
Bethlehem Steel photo
Gorgeous photo! Aged with beauty Abandoned bethlehem steel, Allentown PA.
Photograph taken in 2009 at the abandoned Bethlehem Steel complex in Bethlehem PA by Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America. The Bethlehem Steel site has since been incorporated into the Steel Stacks and Sands Casino.
Abandoned water tower in the Polish village of Lubne
It serviced the village until the 1930s when it was converted into a home. It’s been abandoned for many years now.
The abandoned concrete round house, Logan, Ohio, USA
The Logan Roundhouse – aka Stewart’s Folly is likely the oddest structure in the small Ohio town of Logan. The design, lacking in flat surfaces or corner, has a very low wind resistance. Concrete walls further enhance the durability to withstand extreme weather such as tornadoes or hurricanes. This building was to be a prototype for others along coastlines and Tornado Alley.
Paramount Theatre, Youngstown, Ohio
This massive asylum has been abandoned for so long that the coffins in the cemetery have started to poke out of the ground!
The abandoned Tennessee State Penitentiary
The abandoned Tennessee State Penitentiary is probably the creepiest place in Nashville, but it makes for some impressive photos like this one from crashmattb. We couldn’t have picked a better place to shoot on a stormy day.
The Witch’s Castle – built in 1930
“The Witch’s Castle – built in 1930s as a restroom and ranger station, abandoned in 1960s due to storm damage and vandalism – Forest Park, Portland, Oregon.”
Ballybunion Castle, Ireland. Built in the 14th century.
ABANDONED BANNERMAN’S CASTLE
ABANDONED. BANNERMAN’S CASTLE is without a doubt the Hudson Valley’s most renowned ruin. Bannerman’s is the perfect ruin, right down to its location– on Pollepel (or Polopel) Island, which is fabled for eerie happenings going back to the 1600’s. The island is owned by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and is closed to the public. In recent years, limited public access has been allowed through the Bannerman’s Castle…
Bannerman’s castle, Abandoned military surplus warehouse, Pollepel Island, Hudson River, New York, USA
Abandoned fishing village being reclaimed by nature
Shengsi, an archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river, holds a secret shrouded in time – an abandoned fishing village being reclaimed by nature. These photos by Tang Yuhong, a creative photographer based in Nanning, take us into this lost village on Goqui island.