Far-call'd our navies melt away—/ On dune and headland sinks the fire—/ Lo, all our pomp of yesterday/ Is one with Nineveh and Tyre!
October 3, 2009 4:22 AM Subscribe
Abandoned in 1974, still littered with the personal effects of its former inhabitants, this island of claustrophobically crowded skyscrapers "was once the most densely populated place on earth".
This post was deleted for the following reason: totally awesome but seen here a few times before. -- jessamyn
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