A photo taken Dec. 7 by photographer Matthew Christopher shows the inside of St. Bonaventure Church in Philadelphia. The photo is part of a gallery presentation by Christopher titled "Abandoned America.
Namibia—In a scene stolen from a dream, a house succumbs to sand in Kolmanskop, once a thriving settlement for diamond miners. Winds have helped desert dunes reclaim the site, abandoned for more than 50 years. Photo by Marsel van Oosten, Squiver
BROTHERS GRIMM'S HOMELAND ~ Once upon a time. Photographic illustrations for the fairy tales of Brothers Grimm. Captured in remote rural areas in Middle Europe by Kilian Schönberger a photographer from Cologne, Germany.
This swiftly abandoned beach volleyball arena from the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. * It's a shame that so much money is put into building places for the Olympics & then these places are never used again - left to be forgotten.