Urbex

Is this website abandoned?

Posted by on September 15, 2016 at 12:41 pm
Abandoned Hospital

It’s been at least two years since the last post. What’s going on? Is this website abandoned? Can it be urbexed too? Well… yes and no. I’ve had to take time to focus on other things in life more important than documenting abandoned buildings. Make no mistake though that I still love the danger of […]

Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company

Posted by on September 6, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Photo (source): Postcard of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company as it appeared circa 1908. With the colloquial Brew City nickname and a baseball team called the Brewers, Milwaukee is synonymous with beer. Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company was once the largest in the United States and its slogan boasted that it was “the beer that made […]

Bush Stadium

Posted by on February 11, 2013 at 6:45 pm

Photo (source): A postcard of the stadium in its prime. Photo (source): Bush Stadium after years of decay. Social conditions in early 1900’s America saw a massive shift in the way the working class lived. Electricity, automobiles, health and safety laws, worker’s rights legislation, improved public education, and government funded infrastructure afforded the working class […]

Stonewall Jackson School

Posted by on September 13, 2012 at 7:25 pm

Photo: Cannon Memorial Hall is one of many individual structures that make up the school. On the fringes where rural meets urban outside of Concord, NC is a stone arched bridge that hangs over one of the roads. Ivy has all but covered the exterior of this bridge, but the rusting words “Stonewall Jackson School”¬†are […]

On the Horizon for American Urbex

Posted by on July 1, 2012 at 10:41 am

The American Urbex Podcast will take a brief hiatus during the month of July. Don’t worry, it’ll be back come August. There are three legitimate reasons why this break is necessary. 1. Marriage You may not know my significant other, but they are perhaps American Urbex’s most ardent supporter. We’re getting married this week. 2. […]

From the Flickr Group

Posted by on January 19, 2012 at 12:43 am
Light Up the Darkness

Do you have photos taken in the United States of urbex locations? Share them in the American Urbex Flickr Group. Light Up the Darkness by Nate Ortiz – Simple in its composure for what I assume was a “right-place at the right-time” moment. Blast Furnace by Filth City – A massive blast furnace in Pennsylvania […]

American Urbex: Southern Slide

Posted by on January 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm

American Urbex is getting back into the saddle and heading south. Thanks to the support of American Urbex contributors this site has been able to document wonderful urbex locations with rich histories. With the help of IndieGoGo, American Urbex was able raise enough to fund trips during the past two summers. The first took us […]

American Urbex E.12 – Richman Brothers

Posted by on December 19, 2011 at 2:27 am

The Richman Brothers took great pride in both the quality of their product and the workplace in which it was manufactured.  Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes. American Urbex article on the Richman Brothers. American Urbex Group on Flickr American Urbex on Facebook American Urbex on Twitter

Your Feedback is Appreciated

Posted by on December 6, 2011 at 2:49 pm
Vent

American Urbex started as a proof-of-concept graduate school program demonstrating how free online resources could be used to create rich education content. It is a project that has taken on a life of its own beyond the classroom. As American Urbex grows it has gained attention outside of the urbex community. Fortunately most of it […]

Ravenswood Hospital

Posted by on November 22, 2011 at 4:56 pm

Photo (source): Ravenswood Hospital as it appeared in 1945. The American healthcare system is for profit. American citizens’ health, safety, and well-being are managed by large companies looking to stay in the black. The other democracies and various forms of government in industrialized nations have recognized the danger that this poses to general public. While […]