Posts Tagged ‘abandoned buildings’

Surveying The Damage With <em>Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences</em>

Surveying The Damage With Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences

March 25, 2015  |  Photography

A picture is worth a thousand words, but some can leave you speechless. We caught up with photographer Matthew Christopher to discuss a nation in architectural decline and his new book, "Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences" > more

One Place, Six Photographers

One Place, Six Photographers

December 20, 2012  |  Uncategorized

Our photo workshop in November produced some stunning images, which isn't surprising, since several regular contributors to the Daily were on hand and the locations were particularly evocative. This definitely isn't student work! > more

A Haunting Place

A Haunting Place

October 31, 2012  |  Uncategorized

For Halloween, we're taking a visit back to the now-demolished Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry, an institution with a black history that later was much-beloved by urban explorers > more

Such a Waste

Such a Waste

February 15, 2012  |  Preservation

When the Historic American Buildings survey photographed the Divine Lorraine Hotel in 2000 it was in fine shape. Twelve years, three developers, and millions of dollars in profits (and losses) later, the historic building is a graffiti-scarred wreck > more

Truly Divine

Truly Divine

February 14, 2012  |  Photography, Uncategorized

The Divine Lorraine is gutted now, but not so long ago its garish color combinations and haunting atmosphere were a magnet for photographers. We've put together a group show from that time--four photographers, four visions of the grand old hotel > more