Locations Outside of Detroit

Buildings and places located around America, grouped by state.

New

Hinchliffe Stadium
Hinchliffe Stadium
Hinchliffe Stadium is a historic sports facility in Patterson, New Jersey. It was built in 1932 and has been abandoned since the 1990's.
Beulah Park Racetrack
Beulah Park Racetrack
Beulah Park was the oldest thoroughbred racetrack in Ohio when it closed in 2014.
Pennsylvania Streetcar Graveyard
Pennsylvania Streetcar Graveyard
A collection of streetcars, trains, and trolleys sits in the woods of a town in Pennsylvania, awaiting restoration or sale.

Ohio

Woodville Mall
Woodville Mall
The Woodville Mall was Toledo's first enclosed mall when it was built in 1969.
Paramount Theater
Paramount Theater
The Paramount Theater was a vaudeville house and cinema in Youngstown, OH.
Rolling Acres Mall
Rolling Acres Mall
Rolling Acres was an enclosed shopping mall in Akron, Ohio that closed in 2008.
Acme Power Station
Toledo Edison Acme Power Plant
A former power plant located along the Maumee River in Toledo, OH.
Polaris Amphitheater
Polaris / Germain Amphitheater
The Polaris Amphitheater was an outdoor music venue in Columbus, OH.
St. Joesph Byzantine Church
St. Joesph Byzantine Church
St. Joseph was an abandoned church in Cleveland.
North Towne Square Mall
North Towne Square Mall
North Towne Square Mall was an enclosed shopping mall on the north side of Toledo, OH. It was demolished in 2013.
RTA Trolleys
RTA Streetcars
Several abandoned RTA streetcars that served the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights.
Hancock Brick
Hancock Brick
New London was home to several brick and tile companies, including Hancock Brick. The plant was demolished in 2006.
Chippewa Lake Amusement Park
Chippewa Lake Amusement Park
Chippewa Lake was one of many small amusement parks scattered throughout Ohio that weren't able to compete with today's larger parks.
Epworth Methodist Church
Epworth Methodist Church
A former church that partially burned down, and was rebuilt as a library for a small college.
Clarion Hotel
Clarion Hotel
The Clarion Hotel in Maumee was abandoned when it closed in 2008.
Surf Cincinnati
Surf Cincinnati
Surf Cincinnati was a regional water park in Cincinnati, OH that was demolished in 2008.
Westinghouse Electric
Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing
Westinghouse was just one of several companies to use a large factory complex on the east side of Cleveland that closed in the 1980's.
Columbia-Portland Cement
Columbia-Portland Cement
The Columbia Cement Company was a major employer of Zanesville, OH. After a bitter strike in the 1980's, the plant closed sometime in the 1990's.
Rossford Amphitheater
Rossford Amphitheater
The Rossford Amphitheater was part of an entertainment complex that was started but never completed.
Whitney Vocational School
Harriet Whitney High School
Whitney High School was a vocational school for girls in Toledo that was later used for adult education and job training.
El Emanuel Church
El Emanuel Church
A former synagogue in downtown Youngstown, OH.
Libbey High School
Libbey High School
Libbey High was a large high school in Toledo until its closure in 2010.
Jones Middle School
Jones Junior High School
A former Junior High School in Toledo that closed in 2006 and was demolished in 2010.
Cleveland Masonic Temple
Cleveland Masonic Temple
An abandoned Masonic temple on the east side of Cleveland.
Moxahala School
Moxahala School
Deep in the woods of southeast Ohio is a rural school that has been vacant for years.
Randal Park Motel
Randall Park Holiday Inn
The Holiday Inn in North Randall, Ohio was part of a suburban shopping and entertainment complex that closed in the early 2000's.
Roseville Prison
Roseville Prison
The Roseville Prison operated as a haunted house long after the last prisoner left in 1966.
Howard Johnson Columbus
Howard Johnson Columbus
An abandoned hotel in Columbus.
Toledo Sports Arena
Toledo Sports Arena
Once home to the Toledo Storm minor league hockey team, the arena closed and was demolished in 2007 to make way for a marina.
Audubon School
Audubon School
Audubon School was a special needs school on the east side of Cleveland, OH that closed in 2010.
Warner and Swasey Observatory
Warner and Swasey Observatory
The Warner and Swasey Observatory and Library is an abandoned astronomical observatory in East Cleveland, Ohio.

Indiana

Fun Spot Amusement Park
Fun Spot Amusement Park
The Fun Spot was a small family amusement park in northeast Indiana that closed in 2008.
Lew Wallace School
Lew Wallace High School
Lew Wallace was one of several schools in Gary, Indiana that closed due to budget problems in 2014.
Reid Memorial Hospital
Reid Memorial Hospital
Reid Memorial Hospital in Richmond, Indiana closed in 2008 and has been abandoned since.
Gary Bowling Alley
Gary Bowling Alley
The remains of a bowling alley on the west side of Gary, IN.
Gary Library
Gary Library
The East Side Branch Library in Gary,IN was built in 1930 to support the rapidly growing city.
Emerson School
Ralph Waldo Emerson School
Emerson School in Gary, IN was home to an innovative school that incorporated work, study, and play into studies.
Gary Farmer's Market
Gary Outdoor Market
An open air market dating back to the 1970's, no longer used and heavily overgrown.
Gary Methodist Church
Gary United Methodist Church
One of the most well-known vacant buildings in Gary, IN is the old Methodist Church, closed since 1975.
Gilroy Stadium
Gilroy Stadium
Gilroy Stadium in Gary, IN was an athletic field and concert venue that once hosted The Jackson 5.
Horace Mann High School
Horace Mann High School
Mann High was one of Gary, Indiana's main high schools until it closed in 2004.
Palace Theater
Palace Theater
The Palace Theater has been vacant since 1972, but still retains hints of its former glory.
Gary Screw and Bolt
Gary Screw & Bolt
Gary Screw & Bolt was a manufacturer of fasteners, including bolts, nuts and rivets.
Gary Sheraton Hotel
Gary Sheraton Hotel
Built in 1968 as a Holiday Inn, this prominent building along the main street of Gary closed in the early 1980's.
St. Mary Hospital
St. Mary Mercy Hospital
Once Gary's premier hospital, St. Mary Mercy closed in 1995 due to financial problems and loss of patients to other nearby hospitals.
Gary Post Office
Gary Post Office
An abandoned US Post office in downtown Gary.
Amtrak Turboliner
Amtrak Turboliner
The Turboliner was a gas-turbine powered train used by Amtrak in the 1970's. One of them is now sitting in an Indiana junk yard.
Gary Union Station
Gary Union Station
A small train station located in Gary, IN.
Israel CME Church
Israel CME Church
Israel CME Church is a historic congregation in Gary, Indiana. After moving into a new building in 1996, the old one was abandoned.
Gary Cinema
Gary Cinema
A small two-screen theater just outside of Gary, IN.
Abandoned Thrift Shop
Abandoned Thrift Shop, Gary
An abandoned thrift shop and antique store in Gary, Indiana.

Illinois

Agudas Achim Synagogue
Agudas Achim Synagogue
Agudas Achim was a synagogue on the north side of Chicago that dates back the 1880's. Built in 1922, the synagogue has been abandoned since 2008 but is planned for redevelopment.
St. Boniface Church
St. Boniface Church
St. Boniface was a Church in Chicago's Noble Square neighborhood. Since closing in 1990 it has been abandoned and unused.
Dixie Square Mall
Dixie Square Mall
Best known for its role (and destruction) in the Blues Brothers movie, Dixie Square Mall sat vacant for over 30 years until it was demolished in 2012.
The Magestic Theater
Majestic Theater
The Majestic is a historic theater in East St. Louis built in 1928. After the city went into decline in the 1950's, the Majestic closed in the 1960's and has been vacant since.

Michigan

Abandoned Prehistoric Forest
Abandoned Prehistoric Forest
Located in the Irish Hills of Michigan, the Prehistoric Forest is a former tourist trap featuring fiberglass dinosaurs. It has been abandoned since 1999.
Pontiac Central High School
Pontiac Central High School
Pontiac Central High School is an abandoned school in Pontiac, MI. It was built in 1973 and closed in 2009.
Inkster High School
Inkster High School
Inkster High School closed in 2013 when the school district was dissolved. It was demolished in 2015.
Nike Missile Site D-87
Nike Missile Site D-87
Commerce Township was home to one of several abandoned Nike Missile bases left over from the Cold War. The base was demolished in 2011.
Washington Middle School
Washington Middle School
An abandoned middle school in the city of Pontiac that closed in 2006.
Jefferson / Whittier School
Jefferson / Whittier School
Jefferson / Whittier is a vacant school in Pontiac that is being used for training by police agencies.
El Bethel Evangelical
El Bethel Evangelical
An abandoned church on the north side of Flint.
Flint Ramada
Ramada Inn Flint
The Ramada Inn Flint closed in 2006 after a series of fires and was demolished in 2015.
Webster Elementary School
Webster Elementary School
Webster Elementary was a school in Pontiac, MI that closed in 2006 due to low enrollment. After being abandoned, the school was sold in 2015 to a community group.
Civic Park School
Civic Park School
Civic Park was an elementary school in Flint, MI. It closed in 2009 and has been abandoned since.
Garfield School
Garfield Elementary School
Garfield Elementary School was built on the north side of Flint in 1928. It closed in 2010 and was abandoned.
Clark School
Clark School
Clark School was built on the east side of Flint in 1912. It closed in 1971, and after being abandoned, was demolished in 2014.
U.S. Blades
U.S. Blades Sports
U.S. Blades was a sports complex in West Bloomfield, a suburb of Detroit. It was abandoned in 2006 and demolished in 2011.
Longfellow Elementary School
Longfellow Elementary School
Longfellow Elementary was a school in Pontiac, MI that closed in 2010 due to low enrollment and has since been abandoned.
Crofoot Elementary School
Crofoot Elementary School
Crofoot Elementary was a school in Pontiac, MI that closed in 2009 and has since been abandoned.

New Jersey & New York

Buffalo Central Terminal
Buffalo Central Terminal
Buffalo Central Terminal was the main passenger train station in Buffalo, New York. After closing in 1979, the station was vacant for many years, but is currently being redeveloped.
Transfiguration Church
Transfiguration Catholic Church
Transfiguration Church in Buffalo, New York closed in 1993 as parishioners moved elsewhere. The church has now been vacant for over 20 years.
Tamarack Resort
Tamarack Lodge
The Tamarack Lodge was one of many resorts in upstate New York that were abandoned as vacationers went elsewhere.
Essex Jail
Essex County Jail
The Essex County Jail in Newark, NJ is a former corrections facility that closed in the 1970's.
Astro Roller Coaster
The Jersey Shore
The Jet Star roller coaster was swept off a pier and into the ocean by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, becoming an iconic symbol of the storm.
Grossingers Resort
Grossinger's Catskill Resort Hotel
Grossinger's was one of the best-known resorts in upstate New York, and his been closed since the early 1980's.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Streetcar Graveyard
Pennsylvania Streetcar Graveyard
A collection of streetcars, trains, and trolleys sits in the woods of a town in Pennsylvania, awaiting restoration or sale.
Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike
Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike
Several sections of the Pennsylvania Turnpike were re-routed in the 1960's, leaving a 13-mile section of road and two tunnels abandoned.
Centralia
Centralia
Once a prosperous coal-mining town, Centralia was evacuated and demolished after a fire in the mine under the town created toxic gasses and caused the land to subside.
Beth Jacob Congregation House of David
Beth Jacob Congregation House of David
Beth Jacob Congregation was a former synagogue in Duquesne, PA. It has been abandoned for many years and is severely decayed.
Shoemaker Memorial United Brethren in Christ Church
Shoemaker Memorial United Brethren in Christ Church
Shoemaker Memorial Church was a church in Mckeesport, PA that has been abandoned since the 1990's.
St. Stephen Catholic Church
St. Stephen Catholic Church
St. Stephen was Catholic Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that closed in 2002 after over 100 years of service. It has been abandoned since.
Miles Bryan School
Miles Bryan School
Miles Bryan School in McKees Rocks, PA closed in 1997 due to its poor condition and was sold to a developer in 2001.
St. Basil Catholic School
St. Basil Catholic School
St. Basil Catholic School was an elementary school in the Carrick neighborhood of Pittsburgh. It closed in 2003 due to low enrollment and high debt.
Churchill Valley Country Club
Churchill Valley Country Club
The Churchill Valley Country Club closed in 2013 after going bankrupt. It was one of Pittsburgh's largest golf clubs, dating back to 1931.
Kinzua Viaduct
Kinzua Viaduct
The Kinzua Viaduct was one of the tallest railroad bridges in the world. In 2003, a tornado destroyed part of the bridge, but the remaining section is now a park.

Nevada

Fontainebleau Resort
Fontainebleau Resort
The Fontainebleau Resort is an unfinished casino in Las Vegas. Construction on the $2 billion dollar resort halted in 2009 due to the recession and has yet to restart.
Fremont Street
Fremont Street, Las Vegas
East Fremont Street in Las Vegas is lined with vintage hotels, many of which have closed.
Manhattan West
Manhattan West
Manhattan West was a planned mixed-use development in Las Vegas that was halted during the recession in 2009.
Echelon Place
Echelon Place
Echelon Place was an casino and resort under construction in 2008 when work was suspended due to the recession.
Nickel Creek Ravine Mine
Nickel Creek Ravine Mine
A small mining camp that had been flooded, leaving vehicles and buildings buried in mud.
Barrick Bullfrog Mine
Barrick Bullfrog Mine
Though mining in the Bullfrog Mountains of western Nevada dates back to the 1900's, this modern gold mine was built in 1988 and closed 10 years later.
Ghost Town of Kinkaid
Ghost Town of Kinkaid
Kinkaid was a small mining outpost in western Nevada that dates back to the 1880's.
Ghost Town of Rhyolite
Ghost Town of Rhyolite
Rhyolite, Nevada is a well-preserved gold rush town that operated from 1905 to 1920.
Roma Hills Housing Development
Roma Hills Housing Development
Located in the Roma Hills south of Las Vegas is an unfinished housing development carved into the side of the mountains.

California

George Air Force Base
George Air Force Base
George AFB was a Cold War-era air base that trained pilots from 1941 to 1992, when it was closed.
Ghost Town of Atolia
Ghost Town of Atolia
Atolia, California is a ghost town that was built around a tungsten mine in the Mojave Desert.
Ghost Town of Ballarat
Ghost Town of Ballarat
Ballarat is ghost town located in the foothills of the Panamint mountains, just outside of Death Valley National Park.
Desert Center
Desert Center
Desert Center, California is a small town along Interstate 10.
Ghost Town of Trona
Towns of Trona and Argus
Trona and Argus, California are two mining towns located along a dry lakebed in Searles Valley.

Virginia

DLH Sports Complex
DLH Sports Complex
Construction on a sports complex in Virginia Beach, VA was started in 2008 and never finished after money ran out.

Florida

Unfinished Hotel
Unfinished Hotel
An unfinished Holiday Inn Express, abandoned since 2007.
Victory Bridge
Victory Bridge
The Victory Bridge in the Florida panhandle dates back to the 1920's and was replaced in the 1990's.
Cypress Knees Museum
Cypress Knees Museum
The Cypress Knees Museum was a roadside attraction near the Florida Everglades that closed in the early 2000's.

Maryland

Lonaconing Silk Mill
Lonaconing Silk Mill
The Lonaconing Silk Mill is one of the last remaining silk mill in the US. It closed in 1957 and has been preserved as a time capsule of America's industrial past.

Georgia

Middle Georgia Speedway
Middle Georgia Raceway
The Middle Georgia Raceway is a former NASCAR race track that closed in the 1980's.

Mississippi

Mississippi Industrial College
Mississippi Industrial College
The Mississippi Industrial College is a historic black educational campus in Holly Springs, MS. It has been abandoned since the 1980's.

Tennessee

Standard Knitting Mill
Standard Knitting Mill
Standard Knitting was a textile mill in Knoxville, TN. At it's peak the plant employed over 4,000, but closed in 1989 and has been abandoned.
The Minister's Treehouse
The Minister's Treehouse
Once believed to be the largest treehouse in the world, this unique and divinely-inspired structure was closed in 2012 by the state fire marshall over safety concerns.