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    • By The Urban Collective
      Smudges 1st ever photographic report - may 2018
       
      Smudges has been known by numerous other names over the years from The Crofters Arms Hotel to McGees to Moghuls Palace but has always retained it's charm and character.
      A true time capsule rotting away in the heart of Bolton. Featuring some stunning hand-carved bars and one of two of this type of revolving doors that exist the other located in a grand hotel in London.
       
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      Thank you for checking out my pics guys!
       
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    • By The Urban Collective
      Smudges A.K.A The Crofters Arms Hotel and McGees first ever video report May 2018
       
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    • By Andy
      History
       
      The holiday home was built around 1905 and used as a hotel for almost 50 years.
      In the mid-1950s, it was converted into a recreation home of the NVA (National People's Army of the former German Democratic Republic).
       
      The house was closed and abandoned in the 1990s and in 2003 it was bought by a businessman from Heilbronn.
      However, for this person it apparently only serves as a deduction product for the tax return. Because instead of investing and bringing the building back to life, he ignored it, so it fell into decay.
       
      In recent years, the house has been used as a sleeping place by homeless people and has repeatedly been vandalized. On the upper floor, almost all walls are completely sprayed with very bad graffiti now, but I haven't taken any photos of them.
       
       
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    • By Andy
      History
      Once the magnificent property in East Germany housed a spa building. Around 1950, the building was converted into a hotel, which was given the name of a Duchess. In the 90s, it was closed for cost reasons, since it decays visibly.
       
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      Access was easy; the front door was locked, but some open windows and a open door at the back.
      My first visit was in 2011. Now I returned to see how the building has changed over the past seven years.
      Many ceilings and floors had collapsed meanwhile, and some areas I could't enter therefore. Unfortunately, some things were destroyed by vandalism or were stolen. For example, all banisters and the ornamented window arches. But on the other hand, the natural decay of the past few years has been very interesting.
       
       
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      Here are also a few comparison pictures and some photos from 2011 of rooms that couldn't be entered anymore today.
       
       
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      21 - Also this rose has been gone due to the collapse of the ceiling.

       
       
       
       
       
    • By Hooismans
      This is my first video of this 60s hotel located somewhere in Italy.
       
      I hope you liked the video!
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
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