Inside abandoned house

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I spent a good part of the day at our local mini-Pripiyat, North Ridge Estates, an upscale building site that had to be abandoned due to asbestos contamination in 2001. It's eerie, and absurd that so much has gone to waste. About three families have stayed behind and, as far as anyone knows, they're thriving. However, cleanup is still in progress as money becomes available. A quote from a news article:

"The asbestos contamination resulted from demolition of buildings in the World War II-era marine barracks at the site. A 2001 anonymous tip about asbestos contamination at North Ridge led to state and federal surface cleanups and studies of the subdivision."

Read more: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Asbestos-will-force-families-from-homes-1172114.php#ixzz1vNSHiICz

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Comments (3)

NO GOOGLE+/ VIEWS on May 20, 2012

Almost inside....Interesting, have you seen the pictures of http://www.panoramio.com/user/2461142?show=all
creepy....

Diane - No Views on May 20, 2012

Wow, thanks for the link - I couldn't ever match those for creepiness!

chetross68 on May 22, 2012

What a waste!

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    by Diane - No Views
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