The Atemporality of "Ruin Porn": Part I
, Part II
has been featured here once
before, but Jim Griffioen's site
photo-documenting his discoveries in and around Detroit deserves a look.
Griffioen was recently interviewed [direct mp3 link]
on the American Public Media radio program The Story
. [more inside]
: a gallery of photgraphs by Chuck Hutchinson
. "a gallery of houses, barns, automobiles and businesses that have become the ruins on the landscape of America."
: a survey on stellar and interstellar Soviet constructivist architecture, or, buildings in the time before Stalin (with pictures).
Built St. Louis.
The historic architecture of St. Louis, Missouri, its ruins
, and its wondrous anachronisms.
Victorian Secrets of Washington, D.C.:
and thoughtful essays
documenting one man's fight to draw attention to D.C.'s neglected architectural heritage: "This site won't be much of a beauty pagent because we 'll concentrate on buildings that are vacant, abandoned, deteriorated, distressed, or just plain at risk because they are standing in the path of development . . . if even one Victorian finds an angel because of our page, we'll consider it a thousand percent return on investment."
Urban Exploration, Japanese-style:
lavishly beautiful site documenting Japan's modern ruins, via gmtPlus9