Abandoned US restaurants and shops
On the remote island of Adak, Alaska, there's a dilapidated McDonald's from the 1990s. The island once had 6,000 military personnel & their families.
Horace Bullard, owner of Kansas Fried Chicken, bought the shuttered Shore Theater in 1979. Bullard had big plans for the dilapidated area, buying several properties at once.
Coney Island, NY's KFC
Magic Island, a grand restaurant with music and entertainment, opened in 1983. It was originally a private members' club with Ancient Egyptian-style furnishings.
Houston's Magic Island
In 2014 photos, the food court at Ashtabula Mall, now Ashtabula Towne Square, looks eerie. It once had a Ruby Tuesday, Mr. Hero, Sbarro, Sakkio Japan, and Wendy's.
On John R Road in Madison Heights, a huge Super Kmart has been vacant since 2014. Built in 1962 as an E.J. Korvette, it became a Kmart in 1981 and a Super Kmart in 2000.
Michigan's Super Kmart
Lincoln Park Shopping Center opened in 1957 as "the Sears shopping centre" It once had a Sears, Dollar Tree, Rainbow USA, Arlan's, Winkelman's, & China Buffet.
Lincoln Park Mall, Michigan
Forest Fair Mall, one of Ohio's largest, opened in the late 1980s with a Bigg's Hypermarket and department stores. In its early days, the Cincinnati Mall.
Cincinnati's Forest Fair Mall food court