Abandoned in 2008 - Agudas Achim Synagogue - Founded in the when Uptown was a ritzy northern suburb of Chicago. By the and the trend was to move farther north to more distant suburbs - and by the the neighborhood of Uptown was crumbling.
An abandoned home usually offers a little more than a bunch of stray cats, dust and sadness. Occasionally, we get to see a glimpse (albeit a mysterious one) into the past -- like this stunning forgotten home of Japanese politician and writer, Mr.
McPike Mansion Alton, IL Haunted houses — how about a whole haunted city? Alton claims to be the one of the most haunted areas in America and is home to McPike Mansion, which is host to a number of active ghosts.