A Look Inside the Busted Building Market

This slideshow from The New York Times Magazine takes a look at the abandoned and stalled buildings form around the country that epitomize the bust of the building market.

Photographer Edgar Martins toured throughout the U.S. to document these sites, which range from the typical Sun Belt subdivision to Connecticut McMansions to a mega casino project in Las Vegas.

"The abandoned or stalled developments -- and Matins's photos of them -- can be seen as signs of the hubris (and occasional criminality) that typified the boom and the economic and human damage that remained in its wake."

Full Story: Ruins of the Second Gilded Age



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