Abandoned City methodist church Gary indiana 1 - 7 Abandoned wonders of Institutional Architecture

Abandoned City methodist church Gary indiana 1 - 7 Abandoned wonders of Institutional Architecture

You might be surprised by the location of this gorgeous church: Gary, Indiana. It cost $1 million to build in 1926 and once had a congregation of over 3,000 thanks to the booming steel town, but as employment declined and crime rose, the church dwindled and was abandoned in 1980.   - HouseBeautiful.com

21 of the Most Beautiful Abandoned Places in the World

You might be surprised by the location of this gorgeous church: Gary, Indiana. It cost $1 million to build in 1926 and once had a congregation of over 3,000 thanks to the booming steel town, but as employment declined and crime rose, the church dwindled and was abandoned in 1980. - HouseBeautiful.com

City Methodist Church is one of the most striking abandonments in Gary, Indiana, a city that is still populated with over 80,000 residents but largely retains the feel of a ghost town. Located in the southeastern portion of the Chicago metropolitan area, Gary lost a large percentage of its population in a damaging combination of white flight, economic distress, skyrocketing crime and the decline of the steel industry, which was a major source of jobs.

City Methodist Church is one of the most striking abandonments in Gary, Indiana, a city that is still populated with over 80,000 residents but largely retains the feel of a ghost town. Located in the southeastern portion of the Chicago metropolitan area, Gary lost a large percentage of its population in a damaging combination of white flight, economic distress, skyrocketing crime and the decline of the steel industry, which was a major source of jobs.

No Public Access Fishing Spot On Lake Michigan In Gary Indiana   Our leaders do not care for the sport of fishing and spends all our resources for getting us access on foolishness. Because Cabela's & Bass Pro stores built 2 new stores in cities adjacent to Gary. They have given the Idiom to cut ones nose off to spite your face a definition that should go down in the annals of history. Because of the crime rate and unfriendly climate in city hall we are being punished.

No Public Access Fishing Spot On Lake Michigan In Gary Indiana Our leaders do not care for the sport of fishing and spends all our resources for getting us access on foolishness. Because Cabela's & Bass Pro stores built 2 new stores in cities adjacent to Gary. They have given the Idiom to cut ones nose off to spite your face a definition that should go down in the annals of history. Because of the crime rate and unfriendly climate in city hall we are being punished.

This church is both beautiful and in pitiful state. Because of one of the highest crime rate of Indiana, it was closed in the 1970s and has been vacant ever since.

This church is both beautiful and in pitiful state. Because of one of the highest crime rate of Indiana, it was closed in the 1970s and has been vacant ever since.

History and photos of the abandoned Palace Theater, in Gary, IN. Photos by Tom Kirsch, http://opacity.us

History and photos of the abandoned Palace Theater, in Gary, IN. Photos by Tom Kirsch, http://opacity.us

Last month, police in Gary, Indiana found a woman’s body in an abandoned building. When they apprehended her alleged killer, Darren Deon Vann, he confessed to murdering her and six other women and hiding their bodies amongst the some  ...

Last month, police in Gary, Indiana found a woman’s body in an abandoned building. When they apprehended her alleged killer, Darren Deon Vann, he confessed to murdering her and six other women and hiding their bodies amongst the some ...

You might be surprised by the location of this gorgeous church: Gary, Indiana. It cost $1 million to build in 1926 and once had a congregation of over 3,000 thanks to the booming steel town, but as employment declined and crime rose, the church dwindled and was abandoned in 1980.

21 of the Most Beautiful Abandoned Places in the World

You might be surprised by the location of this gorgeous church: Gary, Indiana. It cost $1 million to build in 1926 and once had a congregation of over 3,000 thanks to the booming steel town, but as employment declined and crime rose, the church dwindled and was abandoned in 1980.

[Breaking News update posted at 1:01 p.m. ET] The 43-year-old Gary, Indiana, man in police custody in connection with the bodies of seven women found in Hammond and Gary has been identified as Darr...

[Breaking News update posted at 1:01 p.m. ET] The 43-year-old Gary, Indiana, man in police custody in connection with the bodies of seven women found in Hammond and Gary has been identified as Darr...

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