I Like To Do Urban Exploration

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    What was once an abandoned warehouse is

    now a completely renovated building full of lofts. It is in the arts district.Some of my pals and I used to hang out in this building when it was still abandoned. In the cleaner and less creepy areas, we had parties and stuff like that there. It is amazing to see how...
    technostar technostar
    26-30, M
    Oct 14, 2015

    One Time I Can Think Back On And Laugh About.

    I was out on this Saturday afternoon looking for abandonments to explore. I was bored out of my mind and a bit frustrated since I still haven't been able to find this stretch of road that wsa like a ghost are with empty ouse that stretched out for miles.  I did notice this...
    SpikeM SpikeM
    31-35, M
    10 Responses Mar 29, 2010

    Sometimes A Good Imagination Is A Bad Thing

    Ok, this was something that happened to me last weekend.  I had been out searching and found this huge old place that used to be a furniture factory.  There are two buildings: the huge factory itself, a four story place with basement and all.  Then a three story...
    SpikeM SpikeM
    31-35, M
    Apr 16, 2010

    While I've never done it before,

    I'd love to start doing some urb-ex. Any tips for a first-timer? Best areas for urb-ex in florida? Things I should take with me, besides a camera and other obvious things?
    kelsey29 kelsey29
    18-21, F
    Aug 6, 2015


    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jtfieldstudios lots of pictures here from urban exploration I've done with my bf... And other places.
    lightwolfmelody lightwolfmelody
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2012

    ITT Grinell.

    You sit behind your barbwire fence silent and alone. A massive abandoned industrial complex that reminds me with striking clarity of Gotham City from Batman. Your green pipes suggesting copper oxidation are misleading. If they were copper they would've been looted long ago. They...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2011

    If anyone near me would like to take a beginner

    urban exploring, that would be awesome! There's a few places I kinda want to explore, but I'm scared to go alone and I don't wanna screw anything up.
    CleverClear12 CleverClear12
    22-25, T
    Jun 29, 2014

    Some Urban, Some Rural

    Most of the urban exploration hijinks I find myself involved in don't amount to much more than an out of the way corner of a small to medium sized town, and to be totally honest I'm mostly looking around for invention parts in junk that people have dumped because they can't...
    doctormadmann doctormadmann
    Aug 27, 2011

    I just got back from Holmesburg Prison in

    Philadelphia. They let groups come in to do photography, got some awesome shots. The paint is peeling, some walls are crumbling. There are a few trees that grew through the walls making for some amazing pictures inside and out. There are a few beds left and other remains of...
    EightBits EightBits
    31-35, M
    Nov 12, 2015

    Urban Exploring... Startlingly Valuable Discoveries!

    I don't know if anyone has had this happen before, but every now and then urban exploring leads to payday for me. Just the other day I went to an old abandoned hospital with my girlfriend. Of course the doors and windows on the ground floor were locked and "Secured by ADT" so...
    RedMan9 RedMan9
    22-25, M
    Jul 11, 2013

    Yes Trespassing

    Whenever I’m feeling bored, I like to get out and explore the town. I’m an insomniac and I enjoy tranquility, so I leave when it’s way past everyone’s bedtime. I live in the middle of the city, so it’s pretty much just businesses and houses all around me. Finding a...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2012

    Shrubhill (Part One - the place)

    Model: G. Farquhar Photographer: G. Farquhar This is an old, abandoned tram depot in Edinburgh. I went visiting it three times on three consecutive days and took a bunch of pictures.  I've heard there's an abandoned train there, but - so far - I haven't been able to find it. The...
    TheNakedPoet TheNakedPoet
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2013

    Links To A Couple Urban Ex Forums

    Here are a couple links to two a forum for Urban Ex that I use frequently.  and the other is just starting up. http://www.abandonedbutnotforgotten.com/ http://abandonedcanada.com/forums/
    SpikeM SpikeM
    31-35, M
    Jul 13, 2010

    I Entered A Pic Of An Abandoned Place In A Contest

    I entered a picture of an abandoned train tunnel in a photo contest on Photobucket.  I need hel with votes and would appreciate anyone who is willing to vote for my picture.  Here is the link http://photobucket.com/ibeatyou?entry=1599998
    SpikeM SpikeM
    31-35, M
    Jan 18, 2011

    Anyone In Columbus, Ohio Want To Show Me The Ropes?

    i have only some (all storm drains) experience with urban exploration. is there anyone in ohio preferably columbus who can show me the ropes.
    mosinman mosinman
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 6, 2011

    I found out about urban exploration a few

    years back and I felt like a real square , I'm like wait a Moment , this is what some people do , just get up and go And explore!! And take pictures for everyone to see and enjoy ! I clutched my pearls ... In jealousy and Curiosity ... I have a thing about abandoned places...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl
    70+, F
    Mar 31, 2015

    Has anyone in Phillt had the chance to check

    out the Devine Lorraine on Broad St before the developers started working on it? I wish I had the chance to go through the beautiful old building...
    IrishPA IrishPA
    36-40, M
    Apr 26, 2015

    Are you looking to buy some beach front

    property? Check this out. This is the street side facade. It may look shabby, but habitable, right? So you might think.Get a load of the beach front side.  What a surprise. You wouldn't know it when viewing this building from the street. Most of the building...
    technostar technostar
    26-30, M
    Jan 30, 2015
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