The coming year is set to be an exciting one for Urban Ghosts. As we move into 2013, we wanted to take a quick look back at a selection of articles that helped make 2012 our best year so far.
The Melville Bar in Edinburgh’s West End has been closed for several months, conspicuous by its silence alongside two other thriving pubs, Bert’s Bar and Teuchters. But is it set to reopen?
I wasn’t expecting to find battle-hardened antiques lying around my parents’ kitchen, but this year I finally discovered that the metal plates they use to keep food warm were present at the Battle of Passchendaele.
The latest edition of our popular weekly link round-up features abandoned aquariums, paintings by a young Adolph Hitler, cathedrals of junk and more.
Arguably one of the world’s most spectacular railway cemeteries, the train graveyard outside the Bolivian city of Uyuni has become a major tourist attraction over the years.
On January 15, 2009, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River. Three years later, it finally “arrived” at its destination of Charlotte, North Carolina. Find out how…
Wikipedia’s picture of the day for December 12, 2012 features the colourful fishing boats of Anjarle village on the Konkan Coast of Maharashtra, India.
We’re big fans of adaptive reuse at Urban Ghosts and The Temple – a converted gentleman’s toilet from the Victorian-era – at 100 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, is a fine example.
Urban Ghosts is thrilled to have spoken to British urban explorer Phill.d, who has spent the last six years documenting many of northern England’s most endangered, historic and forgotten structures.
This aircraft graveyard in Moscow stands on what used to be Khodynka Aerodrome, a newly redeveloped area of the city where rusting Soviet relics contrast with modern Russia.
Surrounding a 1960s housing estate in the Lodge Moor area of Sheffield is a wall that clearly dates to an earlier time. Its original purpose is revealed by a brass plaque on a stone gate post that reads…
In his “Ghost Train” project, photographer Jeff Friesen recreates scenes from the epic Canadian transcontinental railway journey, but with a twist. Find out more!
This video shows people in an elevator confronted with the horrifying spectre of a ghostly child holding a doll, who lets out a terrifying scream that sends them into a panic.
Briefly mentioned in our previous article 7 of the World’s most Overgrown Churches, this odd structure consumed by foliage is actually the remains of the parish church of St Remigius.
Welcome to Part 2 of our latest installment of the popular weekly link round-up compiled from the best content of our friends, partners and sites we admire.