Originally named V.I. Lenin Palace of Culture and Sport, the now-ruined Linnahall was built as a venue to stage sailing events connected with the 22nd Moscow Summer Olympic Games in 1980.
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Just a stone’s throw away from the trendy cafes and restaurants of Kalamaja, Tallinn’s emergent hipster district, there is a site with several derelict buildings, one church and one very scary bunker.
Or, at least we think this funny little complex on Saaremaa island used to be a mini mall from an era before the big chains came and killed small businesses.
Dodging cows and discovering rural decay in two small villages in the Greater Caucasus.
Fairytale-like even in its precarious state, Tbilisi’s old town bears the marks of 1 500 years of human history.
Citizen activists in the Herttoniemi district of Helsinki are demanding the preservation and repurposing of the beautiful early 20th century villa.
Built in 1933, the red-brick Teurastamo (“Abattoir”) complex used to be home to the official slaughterhouse of the City of Helsinki.
Far from a Stephen King-esque nightmare, this pet cemetery is cute, colorful and uplifting in a way human cemeteries understandably rarely are.
Cartoon characters, fantasy landscapes, psychedelia, scary monsters and pirate ships – the residents are allowed to paint the exteriors of their cube-like houses as they wish.
Munich’s Olympiastadion station is just one of the countless now-obsolete structures around the world once built for the Olympic Games.