abandoned buildings

A sprawling installation in New York imagines a second life for houses that were once full of people.
Artist Melissa McGill was interested in the gossip surrounding Pollepel island, but also the many details that myth left out.
When the medals have all been won and the people leave, aging Olympics villages become otherworldly.
Camilo José Vergara has spent nearly 40 years obsessively documenting poor, segregated neighborhoods, from the Bronx to Gary, Indiana.
Artists inspired by the city’s ruins walk a fine line between preservation and exploitation.
Isabel Ivanescu knows there are thousands of vacant homes in the city, and too many people living on the street.
The struggles in Flint, Michigan, go far beyond the water crisis.
Two-thirds of the city's public schools have closed in the last 15 years. At the ones still open, students and teachers struggle.