All That’s Left

Nothing but a wall remains from an old house that once stood on Bonham Strand West in Sheung Wan. It’s a bit like the ghost buildings you often find when a structure has been torn down and some evidence of its existence — the outlines of a roof, windows, staircases — lingers on the wall […]

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Leftovers

Ghost Buildings in Boston

Bromfield near Province, Downtown Crossing Earlier this year on Spacing Montreal, Thomas-Bernard Kenniff wrote about “ghost buildings,” the traces of long-gone buildings visible on the surface of blank walls. I wasn’t a surprised when I spotted a few ghost buildings while wandering around downtown Boston on Saturday. Unlike ghost ads, whose raisons d’être are usually […]

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