Abandoned Sky Scraper

Abandoned Sky Scraper

I happened upon this building during a near-by adventure and noticed it was abandoned. Later, when driving by I noticed hand-styles in the windows. IT HAD TO BE DONE. Unfortunately it was locked super-tight when we arrived to check it out. I don’t like breaking and entering, so this one had to wait. Finally, I caught word that it was wide open so I could shoot what was inside. It was really refreshing to do an awesome building like this. Though my friends think it’s debatable, I think this would count as a sky scraper, making this the tallest proper building I’ve explored. (Though the Silos may have been taller, they weren’t exactly a normal building).

The graffiti on the roof was amazing, and a really nice treat for climbing 12 floors.

The scary part was when I noticed a bunch of oddly placed steal i-beams and realized what they were for. One of the load baring columns for the building was damanged and not actually holding the building together. A make-shift hack was applied like a band-aid. History says the building suffered damage in an earthquake. Luckily there were none on the day I visited.

July 5, 2014 at 6:13 am | Urban Ex

 

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Early Burd says...
this spot looks amazing! I\'m into urbex and am also a graffiti artist from the south bay area. Could you tell me where this spot is? I would definitely be down to give you some good spots in the bay area in exchange for this one, and of course id keep the spot a secret.
7th September 2015 9:04pm
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Greg says...
hmu if you have something I don\'t and want to trade.
11th September 2015 9:01pm
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Richard says...
Crazy. Where was this exactly? I went straight to the photos when you mentioned graffiti.

This type of thing doesnt happen in Toronto, lol
6th November 2014 6:10pm
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Greg says...
Most of my spots are all in Northern California / the SF Bay Area!
28th August 2015 5:19am
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