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Greenfield Park Elementary School - Font entrance from second floor
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Exploring Detroit – Greenfield Park Elementary

View this entire collection in Explorations – Abandoned – Greenfield Park Elementary Greenfield Park Elementary is located at the corner of Brush and Parkhurst in Detroit. Last Saturday, May 24th, I went out with Andrew and Marc again to explore abandoned schools on the East side of Detroit. The pictures below are of our first

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Continental Factory - Rooftop Corridors 5
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Exploring Detroit – Continental Motors & Grand Trunk Cold Storage

View more images and their complete series: Continental Factory Grand Trunk Cold Storage I’ve been exploring some of the abandoned buildings in Detroit since 2012. These pictures are from my first time back in the field (finally!) with local explorers again. In this exploration, we checked out the Continental Factory, Grand Trunk Cold Storage &

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Chicago Skyscrapers no.4
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Visiting Chicago

Many images of Chicago skyscrapers can be seen in my Skyscrapers from Below explorations. On April 4th & 5th I went on a class field trip with Eastern Michigan University. We went to the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, and visited galleries in the West Loop neighborhood. During these times I hung

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Eastern State Penitentiary - Hallway no.9
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Visiting Philadelphia

On April 3rd-ten days ago my sister and our friend Teresa visited Philadelphia together on a road trip for spring break. I saw two cousins of mine that I haven’t seen in WAY too long… (Jamie, Toni – it was great seeing you two again). Although visiting them was the highlight of the trip, so

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New York City Unbranded 01
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Visiting New York City

More images of New York can be seen in my North American Cityscapes and American Streets exploration. From March 4th to the 6th, 2013 I was fortunate enough to finally travel to New York. The visit was an experience, that’s for sure. Besides seeing friends I hadn’t seen in over two years I got to

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The City of Kavala at Night
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Visiting Greece

Similar images from this post can be seen in my European Cityscapes and European Streets explorations. On July 22nd, 2012 our group from “Love Bulgaria” visited the beautiful Kavala, which is the second largest city in northern Greece. Unlike Athens, this city was kept up very well with minimal graffiti vandalism. The people here seemed more

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Inside the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul
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Turkey (Galata Tower, Hagia Sofia, etc…)

Similar images from this post can be seen in my European Cityscapes and European Streets explorations. July 11th, 2012 my family, Melissa, our friend Özge met at Istanbul, Turkey, to explore and walk around the city. These images were taken all over the city. We walked from the Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest and largest covered markets in

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Children of Bulgaria
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Bulgaria (Hotel Rila, downtown Sofia, Church of St. George)

Leaving the beautiful city of Istanbul in Turkey my parents, Melissa, brother & sister met up with a larger group in capital city of Sofia in Bulgaria. Al Mellinger and youth group of too many names to mention here got rooms set up in a rented-out facility near the subway of the city. We quickly

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