Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Hobart Abandoned Shops

Within every city there are spaces and buildings that remain abandoned and ignored. You wouldn't find any tourist brochure advertising the run down areas of a city, and probably for good reason. But these abandoned places tell another story of a building, street, suburb or city. They provide another chapter of a city, other then the "highly airbrushed" areas.

This former commercial building in Hobart has obviously seen better days, and has been in this state for quite some time now. The classic modernist 1960s facade is visible, with many shops of the period adorning small square tiles to the facade.

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