Exploring location files

James Connolly


“The day has passed for patching up the capitalist system; it must go.”

Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal (BEDT) – The abandoned years


The Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal (BEDT) was a small railroad located along the waterfront. Their property ran from N.4th street to North 11th street.

Views from 4705 Center Blvd, LIC (2007 Construction)


2007 was one of the hardest years of my life.

LIC Elks Lodge – Developer Vandalism Edition


In LIC, a new preservation battle has escalated quickly.

The abandoned northern end of Bushwick Inlet Park


In 2005, a large swath of the north Brooklyn waterfront was rezoned. To gain community approval for this rezoning, a large 28 acre park surrounding Bushwick Inlet was promised, and never delivered.

Abandoned Ozone Park LIRR station & the giant spider that lived there

In 2002, Me, M, and a reporter climbed up onto the old LIRR Rockaway Beach tracks in Ozone Park.

Keap Street Factory


The history behind this building is, unfortunately, a mystery to me.

Views from ‘The Factory’ apartments in LIC


Sometimes even a dinky construction site can yield great views.

Inside the long abandoned tenement at Court Square (23-01 44th drive)


A few days ago, the ‘green boards of death’ went up around the long abandoned apartment building under the 7 train at Court Square.

The ultimate gamble


A year ago, someone died on these tracks.