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Abandoned Washington, DC Book Trailer

Urban Explorer and Author Thomas Kenning discusses Abandoned Washington, DC, his book detailing adventures in the weird, forgotten, disused corners of the Dirty City. Abandoned Washington DC – Get the whole picture with more than 350 never-before-seen full-color photos of DC in decay, accompanied by essays and stories of urban exploration in the nation’s capital. Glossy, … Continue reading

Check Out the New DC History Center

The Washington Post has a write up on the new DC History Center.  From their story: The exhibit is composed of enlargements of panoramic photos taken in Washington from 1913 to 1996 by the Fred Schutz Studio and Capitol Photo Service. These images were made with big cameras loaded with big rolls of film. I, for one, … Continue reading

Urban Exploration as a Subversive Act

“More than any of those other places, the United States is obsessed with the shiny and the new, the biggest and the best, the latest and greatest, and so on. Even if the quality of construction on that new building is shoddy – your McMansions and your nondescript strip malls. For such a young country, … Continue reading

Beneath McMillan Sand Filtration Site

Beneath – McMillan Sand Filtration Site, Washington, DC. From Abandoned Washington DC – Get the whole picture with more than 350 never-before-seen full-color photos of DC in decay, accompanied by essays and stories of urban exploration in the nation’s capital. Glossy, heavyweight pages, suitable for any coffee table or bookshelf. This is DCinruins the way it was … Continue reading

Urban Exploration in Washington, DC’s Abandoned Places

Urban Explorer and Author Thomas Kenning is interested in the darkest, dirtiest corners of the Washington, DC metro area. Abandoned Washington DC – Get the whole picture with more than 350 never-before-seen full-color photos of DC in decay, accompanied by essays and stories of urban exploration in the nation’s capital. Glossy, heavyweight pages, suitable for any … Continue reading

Abandoned Washington, DC Book Trailer

Urban Explorer and Author Thomas Kenning discusses Abandoned Washington, DC, his book detailing adventures in the weird, forgotten, disused corners of the Dirty City. Abandoned Washington DC – Get the whole picture with more than 350 never-before-seen full-color photos of DC in decay, accompanied by essays and stories of urban exploration in the nation’s capital. Glossy, … Continue reading

The Watergate

The Watergate, Washington, DC. Time has mangled the tidewater lock and its adjoining waste weir, designed to mitigate surges of water in and out of the canal system. The eastern portion of this has all but disappeared, its wooden frame almost completely consumed after resting in the water for more than a century. The western … Continue reading

Watch the New Abandoned Washington, DC Book Trailer

This is the gritty, exciting trailer for Abandoned Washington DC – Get the whole picture with more than 350 never-before-seen full-color photos of DC in decay, accompanied by essays and stories of urban exploration in the nation’s capital. Glossy, heavyweight pages, suitable for any coffee table or bookshelf. This is DCinruins the way it was meant … Continue reading

Thomas Kenning – Interview with a Washington DC History Author

Please head over to the incredible Washington DC History Resources blog to check out an extensive interview I did in support of the new Abandoned Washington, DC book!  Speaking of which, if you haven’t ordered your copy yet – please don’t delay!  You can get it direct from the DCinruins store (signed, if that’s your … Continue reading

Fighting Racially Restrictive Housing Covenants in Bloomingdale

About 40 percent of the District’s lower-income neighborhoods experienced gentrification between 2000 and 2013, giving the city the greatest “intensity of gentrification” of any in the country… Continue reading

The Book

Abandoned Washington DC – Get the whole picture with more than 350 never-before-seen full-color photos of DC in decay, accompanied by essays and stories of urban exploration in the nation’s capital. Glossy, heavyweight pages, suitable for any coffee table or bookshelf. This is DCinruins the way it was meant to be seen.

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