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Fort Armistead A Graffiti-Covered Military Base

Fort Armistead: A Graffiti-Covered Military Base (World War I)

Fort Armistead was built as a Coastal Defense Base Between 1897 and 1901. When the United States entered World War I in 1917, the majority of the artillery was removed from the base and sent overseas. After the war, the base was eventually closed down. There are numerous abandoned military bases in the United States, …

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Romanesque Revival Architectural United Methodist Church

Romanesque Revival Architectural United Methodist Church

This magnificent United Methodist Church is a rare example of Romanesque Revival architecture. The church was built in 1844 as a Greek Revival structure, but it was enlarged and a new façade was added in 1897. The interior of the historic church is filled with period details, such as soaring stained-glass windows, massive wooden pews, …

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6 Stunning Before-and-After Renovation Photos

6 Stunning Before-and-After Renovation Photos of Deteriorating Structures

Our most treasured structures can deteriorate over time if they are not repaired. The Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) is the United States government’s largest investment in the historic preservation of all types of decaying buildings, from theaters to prisons to hotels. Since 1976, when the HTC was permanently enshrined in the federal tax code, …

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South Atlantic Abandoned Whaling Station

South Atlantic Abandoned Whaling Station in 1964

The abandoned whaling station at Leith Harbour in South Georgia, South Atlantic, appears to have been bombed. Rusted steel chimneys are strewn across the roads. For 39 years, a massive whaling ship has been stranded in Iceland’s Skapadalur Valley. The picturesque valley has gained notoriety in part because of this ghost ship, which adds charm …

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Cementland

Cementland: From Abandoned Cement Factory to Castle Themed Amusement Park

Location: St. Louis, Missouri   Once it was a Garbage Heap of Local Industry. The decrepit lot on Riverview Drive, an abandoned and run-down longtime cement factory, had become a common site for local construction workers to dump truckloads of excess dirt and rock. No one cared or attempted to reroute them because the old …

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