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Surrealplaces Jul 5, 2012 5:07 PM

Urban Grit: post your pic here :-)
 
I thought it would be nice to start a thread featuring urban grit shots.

arkitekte Jul 5, 2012 5:54 PM

http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/...0/DSC_0546.jpg

Surrealplaces Jul 5, 2012 6:38 PM

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3015/3...c31456e5_b.jpg
New York City by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

photoLith Jul 5, 2012 7:49 PM

I have tons of photos of urban grit, it would take me a while to sift through all of them so here are just some recent shots

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...6639e039_o.jpg
This building is now torn down, but it was in downtown Htown

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5329/7...d1500cd6_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8024/7...323c62fe_b.jpg
Houston

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...dboy1/ca11.jpg
Cairo, Ill

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...dboy1/ca37.jpg
Cairo

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...dboy1/ca18.jpg
North St. Louis

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...irdboy1/b3.jpg
North STL

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...rdboy1/c77.jpg
Grit in a small Chinese town north of Qingdao

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...rdboy1/c46.jpg
Grit in a now torn down Hutong in Beijing in 2007

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...irdboy1/31.jpg
Completely abandoned downtown Helena, AR

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/...irdboy1/92.jpg
And one last one for now, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

JManc Jul 5, 2012 7:54 PM

Utica grit


photoLith Jul 5, 2012 8:02 PM

^
Beautiful man.

arkitekte Jul 5, 2012 8:17 PM

Some Memphis:
http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/...m/DSC_0192.jpg

http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/...m/DSC_0211.jpg

http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/...DSC_0207-1.jpg

harryc Jul 5, 2012 8:24 PM

Sears & Sears
 

harryc Jul 5, 2012 8:27 PM

Detroit - Continental Motors
 



harryc Jul 5, 2012 8:29 PM

Chicago - Austin
 

glowrock Jul 5, 2012 10:32 PM

Wheeling, West Virginia:

http://i624.photobucket.com/albums/t...a/DSC_0128.jpg

http://i624.photobucket.com/albums/t...a/DSC_0146.jpg

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Aaron (Glowrock)

Centropolis Jul 5, 2012 11:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by arkitekte (Post 5757165)


Interesting, this scene looks practically identical to an area of Kansas City.

Centropolis Jul 5, 2012 11:45 PM

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_2007.jpg

arkitekte Jul 6, 2012 12:19 AM

^I bet that church would be epic to photograph.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Centropolis (Post 5757349)
Interesting, this scene looks practically identical to an area of Kansas City.

That's Monroe Avenue, just south of Madison Ave.

harryc Jul 6, 2012 12:49 AM


arkitekte Jul 6, 2012 1:27 AM

http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/...t/DSC_0833.jpg

LSyd Jul 6, 2012 2:26 AM

choosing a photo to post here is like asking a parent to pick a favorite child...

Houston

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/126163378/original.jpg

Atlanta

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/142934761/original.jpg

Augusta - an entire thread devoted to its grit

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/134145726/original.jpg

Birmingham

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/97851942/original.jpg

Philadelphia

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/130379719/original.jpg

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ChiTownCity Jul 6, 2012 3:08 AM

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7162/6...43ca0607_b.jpg
DSC_0104-1 by ChiTownCity2, on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7163/6...03e6fe72_b.jpg
Wicker Park by ChiTownCity2, on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6...7a8f3a90_b.jpg
DSC_2474 by ChiTownCity3, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3613/5...dd52059d_b.jpg
Chicago Heights by ChitownCity, on Flickr

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6213/6...5f53b6c0_b.jpg
0709001745a-3 by ChiTownCity3, on Flickr

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5187/5...2db8ffea_b.jpg
81st & Western Ave by ChitownCity, on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7172/6...271cd6cc_b.jpg
Lincoln Park by ChiTownCity4, on Flickr

(four 0 four) Jul 6, 2012 3:17 PM

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v1...r/denver34.jpg
Denver

entheosfog Jul 10, 2012 6:07 AM

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2311/1...08797c0c_b.jpg
Abandoned on Powell by entheos_fog, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3631/3...3ee09626_b.jpg
Abandoned House by entheos_fog, on Flickr

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2733/4...0edf051d_b.jpg
American Hotel by entheos_fog, on Flickr

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4039/4...cc8c4c27_b.jpg
Run-down on Hastings Street by entheos_fog, on Flickr

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7250/7...5f69bd5e_b.jpg
119/366 - Downtown Eastside, 2:45am by entheos_fog, on Flickr

harryc Jul 10, 2012 2:46 PM


1ajs Jul 10, 2012 7:01 PM

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6122/5...8b0c95c4_b.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2117/5...fba2587a_b.jpg

Surrealplaces Jul 13, 2012 3:47 PM

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7151/6...0e03fda1_b.jpg
Brooklyn, New York by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

Surrealplaces Jul 13, 2012 3:48 PM

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3066/3...d233d732_b.jpg
New York City by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

matthew6 Jul 18, 2012 2:22 PM

Man, I *HEART* urban grit. :tup::cheers:

toyota74 Jul 18, 2012 10:36 PM

.
 
Limerick city...

http://i49.tinypic.com/t8rynr.jpg

http://i50.tinypic.com/2zof2ua.jpg

http://i48.tinypic.com/acz78.jpg

http://i47.tinypic.com/4ilmaw.jpg

One of Limericks many Gypsy camps/halting sites.

http://i47.tinypic.com/4e445.jpg

http://i46.tinypic.com/30hwniv.jpg

http://i48.tinypic.com/352pte0.jpg

initiald Jul 19, 2012 1:20 PM

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3043/2...1d65ca8e_o.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2665/4...a82ca319_o.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3434/3...311da667_z.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2585/3...f7a96ddf_z.jpg

Surrealplaces Aug 3, 2012 7:20 PM

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6118/6...c8bf8769_b.jpg
Brookyln, New York by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

rockyi Aug 8, 2012 3:22 AM

Alley in Rock Island...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...i/Dcp_0735.jpg

corvairkeith Aug 8, 2012 2:31 PM

Toledo, Ohio
 
http://i.imgur.com/ra4VK.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/O98s5.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/G4snP.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/8O0VO.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/tZKnT.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/lSFKD.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/FDeua.jpg

peanut gallery Aug 11, 2012 5:52 AM

Here are a couple from San Francisco:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8150/7...387a7902_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8282/7...097fce92_b.jpg

(Both are mine.)

Surrealplaces Aug 17, 2012 4:04 PM

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8285/7...23f75a2d_b.jpg
New York City by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

Ex-Ithacan Oct 1, 2012 3:40 PM

New Britain, CT


http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3063/2...924f21db_o.jpg
New Britain, CT 7 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3172/2...e85ec06b_o.jpg
New Britain, CT 3 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3112/2...df82fd32_o.jpg
New Britain, CT 2 by exithacan, on Flickr

Kingofthehill Oct 1, 2012 4:55 PM

I just came back from Szczecin, Poland today. That was a seriously heavy-duty gritty city.

Centropolis Oct 1, 2012 6:23 PM

st. louis has grit if you know where to look for it. photos by me.

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...c/P1020540.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...e/IMG_3922.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_1880.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_1951.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_2046.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_2042.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_2004.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_1981.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_1982.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...d/IMG_2026.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...c/P1020521.jpg

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s...e/IMG_3962.jpg

Surrealplaces Oct 2, 2012 6:45 PM

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7144/6...99bbe049_b.jpg
New York's F Line by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3662/3...2fe4b3d2_b.jpg
Brooklyn, New York by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3193/2...e9b5764a_b.jpg
New York by Surrealplaces, on Flickr

SignalHillHiker Dec 4, 2012 8:49 PM

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8340/8...337bfa71_b.jpg
St. John's Grit by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8349/8...e0f77868_b.jpg
St. John's Grit by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8487/8...bed120a0_b.jpg
St. John's Grit by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8067/8...f31f1df4_b.jpg
St. John's Grit by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8201/8...a6230dfc_b.jpg
St. John's Grit by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8206/8...6869be5f_b.jpg
St. John's Grit by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8484/8...1be7024b_b.jpg
Port Union by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8066/8...1c07d4fe_b.jpg
Port Union by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8205/8...2a01c8d1_b.jpg
Port Union by Signal Hill Hiker Photos, on Flickr

photoLith May 22, 2013 11:27 PM

You want grit, I gots grit.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8265/8...767bcf8c_b.jpg
Meridian MS

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7329/8...69a90b2a_b.jpg
The street I live on in Pittsburgh is pretty damn gritty.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8387/8...22361329_b.jpg
These were just torn down in Cincinnati a couple months ago, what a fucking shame.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8403/8...154065ee_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8090/8...5e80a4d6_b.jpg
North side of Pittsburgh.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8380/8...2dd5b218_b.jpg
Greensburgh, PA

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8103/8...d92f8ca8_b.jpg
Assholes just tore this down in Pittsburgh a couple weeks ago, 2 full blocks of 1850's-1870's row homes. Could have been restored, at least the facades could have been preserved.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8093/8...eebdc6b1_b.jpg
The interior of the above house.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8510/8...babca714_b.jpg
An abandoned glass manufacturing plant in Greensburgh, PA

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8530/8...00a07206_b.jpg
An abandoned church in Jeanette, PA

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8100/8...d987a080_b.jpg
The Hill in Pittsburgh.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8506/8...b69ec6c7_b.jpg
Uptown in Pittsburgh.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8099/8...4acc4f8d_b.jpg
Uptown Pittsburgh.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8112/8...ab2c2d6c_b.jpg
Mexican War Streets, Pittsburgh. Luckily this block is supposedly getting restored.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8521/8...f2831123_b.jpg
Birmingham, Alabama

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8229/8...daca96d0_b.jpg
The ghost town of Rodney, Mississippi along the Mississippi River.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8168/7...3090fe26_b.jpg
Grit in the 6ht Ward of Houston

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7260/7...ef87e000_b.jpg
4th Ward, Houston

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8024/7...323c62fe_b.jpg
6th Ward, Houston

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7097/7...f6b08cf4_b.jpg
Port Arthur, TX

harryc May 23, 2013 12:19 AM


deja vu May 25, 2013 6:50 PM

Some great photos there, photoLith. Here's a few from my recent Milton, PA thread:

http://incidentaltravellers.files.wo....jpg?w=1200&h=

http://incidentaltravellers.files.wo....jpg?w=1200&h=

http://incidentaltravellers.files.wo...y.jpg?w=700&h=

http://incidentaltravellers.files.wo....jpg?w=1200&h=

http://incidentaltravellers.files.wo....jpg?w=1200&h=

http://incidentaltravellers.files.wo....jpg?w=1200&h=

LSyd May 25, 2013 8:02 PM

Tampa

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/134713308/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/134713328/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/134713334/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/134713344/original.jpg

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LSyd May 25, 2013 8:13 PM

Greenville, SC

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/146201171/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/146201175/original.jpg

Jackson, MS

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/127917054/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/127916994/original.jpg

San Antonio

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/123023832/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/123023833/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/123023411/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/123033314/original.jpg

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LSyd May 25, 2013 8:19 PM

Dallas

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/126622650/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/126622613/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/115284535/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/115321035/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/109170402/original.jpg

Vicksburg, MS

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/129948568/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/129948536/original.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/129948543/original.jpg

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animatedmartian May 27, 2013 1:25 AM

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8114/8...1d245168_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8502/8...f3a27e0e_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8361/8...e430d35a_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8160/7...c6c73863_b.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5069/5...8666bd9b_b.jpg

Ex-Ithacan May 27, 2013 4:09 PM

Newburg, New York, 2003

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4094/4...6599b508af.jpg
Newburgh, NY 05 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4079/4...afa5e30129.jpg
Newburgh, NY 08 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4117/4...897c8657_o.jpg
Newburgh, NY 13 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4121/4...6ac2b3c4_o.jpg
Newburgh, NY 18 by exithacan, on Flickr


http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4122/4...1bea44fd_o.jpg
Newburgh, NY 06 by exithacan, on Flickr




Newburgh, New York 2008

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3230/2...397a7637_b.jpg
Hudson 08 tour Newburgh, NY 07 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3180/2...5b103a5f_b.jpg
Hudson 08 tour Newburgh, NY 10 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3005/2...b4f5f35e_b.jpg
Hudson 08 tour Newburgh, NY 17 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3041/2...e57ddcbb_b.jpg
Hudson 08 tour Newburgh, NY 18 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3131/2...e9d1948c_b.jpg
Hudson 08 tour Newburgh, NY 19 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3107/2...cf1f3973_b.jpg
Hudson 08 tour Newburgh, NY 11 by exithacan, on Flickr

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3275/2...1c5f582a_b.jpg
Hudson 08 tour Newburgh, NY 02 by exithacan, on Flickr

deja vu May 27, 2013 6:37 PM

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5069/5...8666bd9b_b.jpg

These towers look familiar...is this in Detroit?

deja vu May 27, 2013 6:38 PM

http://www.pbase.com/lsyd/image/115284535/original.jpg

Wow the South has proved it can be grittier than the rust belt cities.

animatedmartian May 28, 2013 7:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by deja vu (Post 6143117)
[IMG]

These towers look familiar...is this in Detroit?

Yep. Brewster Projects.

deja vu May 28, 2013 5:02 PM

^ I used to drive past those all the time. Any word on when they will actually be demo'd?

animatedmartian Jun 6, 2013 3:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by deja vu (Post 6144211)
^ I used to drive past those all the time. Any word on when they will actually be demo'd?

This past April, the city said the projects were within "weeks" for demolition to begin. So presumably soon, but it there isn't a finite date yet nor has there been any reported activity since then. :shrug:


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