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Rust Belt Crew

We were on tour Monday with 2 Pro Photographers from Pennsylvania. They are experienced hard core explorers of Trenton New Jersey, the East end of the Rust Belt. On one of our stops to a church we took a minute to straighten a large stack of chairs from inside the main chapel. They were stacked…

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Pleasant surprises

We’re always looking for opportunities for new places to explore and turn up some pretty cool places. On our private tour today we ran across a gem of vacant churches! Beautifully intact yet a feeling of abandonment The orange carpet brought a nice golden feel and the vaulted ceilings gave it a grand feeling  …

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Beautifying Blight with MCPW

A lot of what we see on our tours may be given the label “blight”. Definition of ‘Economic Blight’-The visible and physical decline of a property, neighborhood or city due to a combination of economic downturns, residents and businesses leaving the area, and the cost of maintaining the quality of older structures. Call it what…

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