Lake Metropolis hopes federal cash will convey new life to empty, deserted properties

LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) – Lake City neighbors are fed up with the empty and abandoned homes in their area, and the city’s mayor is hoping federal money can change that. The City of Lake City requested a community development bloc grant that the mayor intends to use to revitalize the neighborhoods. Lake City Mayor […]


Tons of of creepy Disney-style castles sit deserted in Turkish ghost city

200 km east of Istanbul, Turkey, near the Roman spa town of Mudurnu, lies the surreal haunting village of Burj Al Babas. Dreamed of by two Turkish real estate developers with the intention of being a luxurious European-style holiday town, what was intended as a fairytale village today sees hundreds of castle-inspired mini-castles half-finished, empty […]


Metropolis of Charleston allocating extra money to tear down deserted properties

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The city of Charleston has hundreds of abandoned houses and people are tired of looking at them. Charleston begins demolishing abandoned houses There are complaints about squatters, fires and drug use and they want the city to take action.The city of Charleston says they have addressed the problem, but now they […]