1 Overlook Lane, Little Falls, NY, 13365. Queen Anne Romanesque Revival High Victorian style. Built late 1880s (possibly 1887-89) by inventor & gentleman farmer David H. Burrell, this property, known as “Overlook,” is an architectural gem worthy of preservation. It is currently sitting unused and abandoned.
Crumbling Elegance: The Towering Ruins of Detroit, Michigan While some have been bulldozed and others restored, the 1926 Michigan Theatre was – bizarrely, or creatively, depending on your view point – turned into a car park. The auditorium was gutted after 1976 and a large entrance smashed through the side. Some historians see Michigan Theatre as a symbol of Detroit’s decline, as cars – the city’s legacy – sit silently beneath the forgotten remains of the grand masterpieces they financed.
The Oscar Mayer Mansion Is A $1.75 Million Fixer-Upper Are you in the market for an old home with a lot of character that needs a little bit of work? There are a lot of those on the market but few are the Evanston home once owned by tubesteak king Oscar Mayer Sr. The onetime hot dog king of Chicago lived at 1030 Forest Ave. in the northern suburb from 1927 until his death in 1965 but the home has fallen into decay over the ensuing decades.