Archive for the ‘Architecture’ Category

Days Of Future Past

Once upon a time, there was an airline called Trans World Airlines, or TWA. And once upon a time, this airline built a futuristic terminal in New York’s John F. Kennedy airport, just in time for the New York World’s Fair. It was a different time in America, a time when architecture made grand statements […]

January 21, 2016 В· Harry В· No Comments
Posted in: Architecture, Urban Exploration

Still Underground: Abandoned Subway Stations

Subways fascinate me. I’d never ridden on a subway until the early 90s, when I had to travel frequently to Washington for my job, and I got very familiar with the Metro, since I averaged being in DC about once a month for 3-4 years. Later I had the chance to ride the “L” in […]

May 8, 2013 В· Harry В· No Comments
Posted in: Architecture, Underground, Urban Exploration

Staying With The Underground Theme

Some sort of ancient temple, maybe? Or the set of a science-fiction movie? Actually, it’s part of a massive underground stormwater system in Tokyo. And when I say massive, that’s exactly what I mean: “five 32m diameter, 65m deep concrete containment silos, connected by 64 kilometers of tunnels 50 meters deep underground”. In times of […]

May 5, 2013 В· Harry В· One Comment
Posted in: Architecture, Underground, Urban Exploration