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Henry River Mill Village

Published on December 7, 2013 By admin

Photo: Some of the remaining homes in Henry River Mill Village. Nestled on the banks of a winding river just outside of Hildebran, North Carolina are the greyed remnants of a blue-collar community. The sound of rural silence is intermittently broken by passers-by who point out the windows of their vehicles, making note of the […]

North Wilkesboro Speedway

Published on January 15, 2013 By admin

Photo: The starting line of the North Wilkesboro Speedway. Nestled in the undulating hills of rural North Wilkesboro lies a dormant behemoth. Its vehicular roar shattered the natural ambiance to the cheers of thousands of spectators. For five decades the North Wilkesboro Speedway offered racing fans a chance to see racing greats up close. During […]

American Urbex E.26 – Kyle Tretow

Published on September 30, 2012 By admin

A new urbexer from Wisconsin shares his insights into an exploration of the Stonewall Jackson School. Kyle Tretow on Flickr. Subscribe to the American Urbex Podcast on iTunes and YouTube. American Urbex on Flickr American Urbex on Facebook American Urbex on Twitter

Stonewall Jackson School

Published on September 13, 2012 By admin

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 […]

The Purple Hotel

Published on May 6, 2011 By admin

Photo: You can’t miss the regal facade of this building driving on Touhy Avenue. According to one Chicago area native, the construction crew of the 293 room Lincolnwood Hyatt House were supposed to receive a shipment of blue bricks for the building facade. It isn’t clear if  a communication or manufacturing error is to blame […]