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Raised out of the dust, and lifted out of the dunghill: the abandoned crematorium. Built in the early 1900′s and closed down in the nineties, it served a little over 100.000 cremations.
It was without a doubt one of the most advanced crematoriums from that era, featuring multiple deck ovens, ice coolers, rotating coffin docks, lifts & rails.
When all is lost, who shall praise thee my Lord?
Six Flags New Orleans was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
It has been abandoned ever since.
This film was made in October 2010 by Teddy Smith
This video is a 30-minute introduction to the practice of urban exploration. Constructed as a video article for the journal Geography Compass, the article uses footage from the author’s own explorations in California, Las Vegas and London to visually depict a theoretical unpacking of the practice by 5 academic geographers.
His vimeo channel contains footage of his various infiltrations.
Here’s two, for starters:
Check out this inspiring short documentary about the rebirth of Detroit, filmed by Johnny Knoxville.
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