These Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Places Are So Much More Than 'Ruin Porn'

October 24, 2014 9:27 PM

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These Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Places Are So Much More Than 'Ruin Porn'

People love looking at photos of abandoned buildings. The more opulent a structure once was -- and the more dilapidated it currently is -- the better. But why the fascination with this so-called "ruin porn"?

Chicago-based photographer Eric Holubow's new book, Abandoned: America's Vanishing Landscapes, released this summer, focuses on the product of his explorations inside abandoned properties. Holubow believes there is "a degree of fatalism" in his work, as well as a reminder that buildings aren't immor...

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