Posts Tagged ‘Urbex’

There's A World Going On Underground

There’s A World Going On Underground

January 4, 2013  |  Last Light

Tom Waits was right--there is a world going on underground, and Brendan Clinch has explored a good portion of what lies beneath Philadelphia, from sewers to train tunnels to abandoned subway stations > more

The Phantom Station

The Phantom Station

December 17, 2012  |  Last Light

The trains don't stop anymore at the Spring Garden subway station on SEPTA's Broad-Ridge spur, but one of our intrepid photographers managed to take a closer look, and brought back this photo portrait > more

Anything But Sober

Anything But Sober

June 8, 2012  |  Last Light

The 19th century beer barons of Philadelphia built breweries that looked more like castles than factories. For our third and final Beer Week installment, we visit the suitably ornate yet sadly vacant Rieger & Gretz Brewery on Germantown Avenue, which a neighborhood group hopes to put on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places > more

Confessions of a

Confessions of a “Ruin Pornographer”

March 12, 2012  |  Soapbox

Call it "ruin porn" if you like, but for Abandoned America's Matthew Christopher, photographing lost places is an act of interrogation--there are no answers, he says, only questions > more