When we see a building sitting abandoned, it's easy to forget how much had to happen for it to exist in the first place. Someone had to have a big idea and follow through on it enough to not only secure some land and have the place built, but also ensure that all the T's were crossed and I's were dotted when it came to zoning laws and planning permission.
But no matter how much of their love and effort went into that building, something clearly went wrong along the way and nobody could find a use for it anymore. This likely has something to do with why they always seem to have a haunting quality when urban explorers check them out.
And as we'll see, they also have a distinct, compelling aesthetic that makes it easy to see why those explorers keep coming back.