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That Creepy, Abandoned 'Wizard of Oz' Theme Park Is Reopening This Summer

The Land of Oz has sat decaying since 1980, nestled at the top of a mountain in North Carolina.
Kara Weisenstein
4.24.18
urban exploration

Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.
Julian Morgans
3.9.18
Art

In Beautiful Calligraphic Tags, This Artist Hides Messages to Himself

Accidental 'calligraffiti' writer Soemone looks back to the roots of letters and tags for his inspiration.
Mike Steyels
10.1.16
Design

How Urbex Became the Kinfolk of Trespassing

In efforts to put brands into everything, an edgy and illegal exploration becomes just another extreme sport.
Adam Rothstein
3.30.16
Film

Russian Daredevils Scale Rio's Giant Christ Statue

On the Roofs climbs Jesus in a new urban exploration adventure.
Beckett Mufson
12.10.15
Art

For Russian Skaters, a Stadium Roof Is a Skatepark

These urban explorers make skate parks wherever they can.
Beckett Mufson
7.6.15
Film

Manchester's Sewers Look Beautiful in This Hyperlapse

Urban explorer Substormflow takes you "draining" inside the city's brick and concrete tunnels.
Beckett Mufson
4.1.15
Film

This Kaleidescopic Film Explores the Sights and Sounds of London's Underground

Filmmaker Huw Penson transforms London's public transit into an abstract short.
Beckett Mufson
3.17.15
Art

Watch an Urban Explorer Scale a Massive Times Square Billboard

A bird's eye view of NYC's most famous locale.
Beckett Mufson
2.2.15
Film

Witness a Drone's Eye View of Chernobyl's Urban Decay

Filmmaker Danny Cooke offers an aerial perspecive on 30-year decay of Chernobyl.
Beckett Mufson
11.24.14
Time

Step Inside Grand Central's Iconic Clock With This Urban Explorer

Instagrammer @dark.cyanide takes a daring adventure behind the scenes of Grand Central Station's Tiffany clock.
Beckett Mufson
10.20.14