Berlin’s transformations have left a number of abandoned buildings that are now urban wonderlands for city explorers. Collapsed ceilings, peeling paint and rotting floorboards have become the canvas for graffiti artists, studios for photographers and sets for filmmakers. Here are 8 amazing photographs that have captured some of this urban decay, where grunge meets old-world grandeur.
The Ballhaus Riviera, an abandoned Ball Room in Grünau
An abandoned children’s hospital near Weissensee
An abandoned Olympic gym in the ghost town of Elstal
Staircase in abandoned factory in an unknown building in Berlin
Abandoned Amusement Park in, Spreepark