A 20th-century abandoned building
A spiral staircase inside a 20th-century ruin, photographed by Roman Robroek

Our readers have posted over 1,000 Instagram images using our hashtag #theforgottenspaces, spotlighting majestic relics that have slipped from public view.

From 20th-century industrial buildings to old mental asylums, these structures have history embedded in their crumbling plaster. Here, we highlight some of your recent discoveries.

Discovered a forgotten space deserving a little love? Post it to Instagram using #theforgottenspaces and @thespacesmag and we’ll repost the best.

Know of a crumbling relic that’s about to be reborn? Send us a tip off.

Romain Thiery

Reginald Van de Velde


Crossed… Taken in an #abandoned #hotel somewhere in #Germany

A photo posted by ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀ ⓥ ⓐ ⓛ (@valsdarkroom) on

Joseph Romeo


#urbex #church

A photo posted by Daan [silvercube] (@s1lvercube) on

Adam X

Barbara and Ale

Urbex Connection

Romain Veillon

Ilan Benattar

Peter Lechner

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