Loving Dereliction

Taking the time to appreciate abandoned buildings and cityscapes can help us appreciate what we have now.
November 22, 2005, 2pm PST | Brenda Meyer
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"...what I am talking about are the true urban deserts, the uninhabited places. The feeling that there are teeming millions around you, not far away - but not here, not in this place. I should like to know more about the rustbelt zones along the railtrack between Philadelphia and New Jersey. I always like the look of the emptier, post-industrial bits of Queen's. I have heard of the old fishing creeks near Kennedy Airport. It is precisely that sharp contrast of activities, effectively encountering a time-shift, that appeals."

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Published on Tuesday, November 8, 2005 in Gabion
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