The Dixie Square Mall is best known for its role in the 1980s Blues Brothers film. It is the scene of an epic car chase that sends Elwood and Jake Blues crashing through the interior of the mall in an attempt to evade police. However, the mall has a history that makes it more reminiscent of the Monroeville Mall in Dawn of the Dead.
In 1972, Warner Bros. thought it had a brilliant idea: a wild animal safari park nestled into the not-so-wild West Milford, New Jersey. By 1976, just four short years later, the park - and many animals - were abandoned. What went wrong?
Helltown is one of the most legendary areas of Ohio. Hundreds of legends surround the abandoned town, from ghosts to Satanic cults to chemical spills to mutants and more.
Next on our tour of abandoned amusement parks is Joyland in Wichita, Kansas. First founded in 1933 to display a miniature train, then moved locations in 1949 to the place it still stands today. In the early 1970s, the Ottaway family sold the park to Stanley and Margaret Nelson, who added the majority of the rides that still stand today.
Finding one creepy, abandoned amusement park just seems to lead me to more and more. Today we are going to explore South Korea's Okpo Land. Not only is it creepy and abandoned, it has a seedy and bloody history.
Photographer Richard Nickel explores many dark and tragic abandoned New England locales, including this extremely creepy asylum in Worcester.
German director Andy Fetscher takes the backwoods horror genre underground with the seriously bleak Urban Explorer.
First, a disclaimer: URBAN EXPLORER played Screamfest this week, and there was an error.