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Abandoned hotels: snapshots offer glimpse of past glory

We are loving this series of photographs of deserted hotels around the world — it’s cool to see how much dignity and beauty from their heydays these spaces retain, even while they gradually disintegrate and fall apart.

Photo by soho42
Photo by soho42
Ballroom in an abandoned hotel (Photo by Matthias-Haker)
Ballroom in an abandoned hotel (Photo by Matthias-Haker)
Abandoned hotel in Alabama (Photo by Lindsay Blair Brown)
Abandoned hotel in Alabama (Photo by Lindsay Blair Brown)
Waldo Hotel, Clarksburg, WV
Waldo Hotel, Clarksburg, WV
Lee Plaza Hotel, Detroit
Lee Plaza Hotel, Detroit

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Low Lai Chow travels light and is working on exercising demons from her past. Find out more about her at lowlaichow.com.