Abandoned Properties

The Depressing Stuff You'll Find Inside an Abandoned Inner City School

Travel back in time to Buffalo, 1979.

Who Destroyed This Iconic African-American Mural in Philadelphia?

The mural celebrating printmaker Dox Thrash is now a big, ugly square of paint.

Tracking Blight in America's Hardest-Hit Cities

Where property abandonment is growing and declining.

'We Buy Houses': Decline and Opportunity in Pittsburgh's East Suburbs

Penn Hills, Pennsylvania's foreclosure woes have left it in deep trouble. At least two entrepreneurs are cashing in.

Weirdest Idea to Save Detroit Yet: Zombies

"People just want to live for a day in a zombie apocalypse," explains Mark Siwak, the braaaaains behind Z World Detroit.

Matchmaking Abandoned Properties With Ideas for Reuse

An Italian website compiles crowd wisdom and ideas to utilize vacant properties.