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It's pronounced Gee-AW-guh not Gee-AH-guh

In 2001, the once-humble Geauga Lake Park in Aurora, Ohio was bought by Six Flags and transformed into one of the largest amusement parks in the world. Seven years later, it was gone.

5 Tragic Reasons Why the World's Largest Theme Park Stands Abandoned in Ohio
posted by slogger on Jan 20, 2015 - 40 comments

Ruin Porn Ruins Chernobyl

Photographers prowl the streets of Pripyat . ...at each new location we visited, photographers were picking up dolls and books and clothes, draping them across steel-strung beds or sitting them upright on mantelpieces. However in trying to show the truth, these visitors are slowly destroying it. [more inside]
posted by Omnomnom on Nov 20, 2014 - 26 comments

Dollhouses of Doom

"People are drawn to the aftermath of destruction or the ravages of time because catastrophe and/or decay is mesmerizing, but many argue that ruin porn is voyeuristic and ghoulish."
For her series, “The City,” photographer Lori Nix hand-builds tiny, exquisitely detailed diorama models of human spaces in a post-apocalyptic world.
posted by alexordave on Nov 2, 2014 - 14 comments

Lost But Not That Lost

11 of the most accessible (and interesting!) ruins in NYC
posted by The Whelk on Sep 20, 2014 - 31 comments

The Ghost and the Carcass

The Atemporality of "Ruin Porn": Part I, Part II.
posted by Artw on Jan 26, 2012 - 34 comments

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