Jason Allard is a videographer based in Rhode Island. He has a passion for finding long-abandoned buildings, and he captures them from above using a drone. Some of the places he’s visited include a mansion, a theme park, and school – all abandoned. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Videographer […]
Guillaume Prugniel is a French photographer based in Berlin, Germany. Prugniel takes nighttime photos of abandoned places, such as bunkers, radar stations, and greenhouses, in France, Germany, and Belgium. Using colourful lights, Prugniel brings these buildings back to life, and the effect is mesmerising. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
In 2016, film student Victor Galusca found almost 4,000 photos in an abandoned home in the small country of Moldova. The photos were taken by a photographer, Zaharia Cusnir, and depicted village life in 1955 Moldova under the Soviet Union. Insider spoke with Galusca, who shared the story of how […]
Torre Harris is a Marine veteran who was homeless on and off for 15 years. 100 volunteers from Operation Victory spent six months remodeling an abandoned house in Kentucky, finally giving Harris a home. “I just couldn’t believe there was so many nice people in the world,” Harris told Insider. […]
The Burj Al Babas in Turkey was designed as a luxury community for foreign buyers. Its developers intended for local hot springs to heat each home, claiming that the water has healing properties. As Turkey experiences an economic downturn, the project’s developers have filed for bankruptcy protection, and buyers have […]
Many multimillion-dollar homes sit on the marketplace for years. These luxury listings often include celebrity megamansions or historic homes, as “over-customised” properties struggle to sell. The luxury homes are also often relisted for significantly lower prices, as years pass without finding a new owner. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Lavish homes with famous owners sometimes end up abandoned. A video of P. Diddy’s abandoned mansion went viral earlier this month. A mansion in the UK once owned by Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour fell abandoned after a tragedy. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Celebrity homes rile up the […]
Japan’s rural and suburban communities are littered with unoccupied or deserted homes, which have little to no resale value. This surplus of abandoned real estate has caused many owners to start giving away homes for free on online databases. Some local governments are even offering subsidies for people to tear […]
There are more than 16,000 vacant homes in...
Apartment blocks that housed volunteers and media have been looted and vandalised.
Force of nature.
VIDEO: Shengshan Island is a completely abandoned island town in Eastern China -- and it was captured on video by a visitor.
The house sat vacant for years.
On a rather unassuming street in the otherwise...
Life-long New Yorker David Allee has spent his...
As a lifelong resident of Manhattan, photographer and former urban planner David Allee has often spied the hulking outline of the iconic Domino Sugar Factory in the Brooklyn skyline. When he heard several years ago the complex was to be demolished and developed, he used his contacts from his urban […]
The Apocalypse, now.