Monday, August 7, 2017

America's Zombie Neighborhoods: Abandoned Housing Developments


America was founded in the 1950s as the subdivision maker of the world. Whole neighborhoods with quaint-named streets and tract housing went up all over the country during the boom. Highways were being built at an amazing rate, infrastructure was the boom industry. Then, decades later, as recession hit, shopping malls closed and even whole subdivisions went under before they were event inhabited.

In rare cases, a town might have gotten a toxic issue or loss of industry that made residents pack up and move away, but for a lot of these subdivisions, occupants never even moved in before money ran out or interest waned. 

Here's just some of the hauntingly silent neighborhoods that will never be - 












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