50 Incredible Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of the World - Page 7 of 8
Within a disputed territory on the Eastern coast of the Black Sea, spread across a valley often hidden in fog, lies the industrial ghost town of Tkvarcheli.
The Ladd School boys' dormitory in Exeter, Rhode Island. This part of the facility was constructed in 1909.
Such was the case in Adaminaby, located in the Snowy Mountains of Australia. The town was permanently evacuated and intentionally flooded in 1957 to enable the area to enjoy a large hydro-electric plant. Many buildings were moved to the town’s new site 9 kilometers away, but others were left in place when the water was brought in.
In 2006, an art project by the name of “Detroit. Demolition. Disneyland.” painted several houses which were slated to be torn down. The eye-catching orange was meant to draw attention to the derelict buildings and highlight the plight of abandoned and run-down Detroit neighborhoods. The painted houses were eventually demolished, but there remains a staggering number of abandoned dwellings and commercial buildings in and around the city.