Tag: urban exploring

$3.2 Million Ontario Real Estate

Just to be clear, this property isn’t abandoned. It’s for sale. And yes, we urban explored it 🙂 The house features a three car garage, four bedrooms, loft above the garage. The dining room has oak paneling, oak doors, wainscoting and a custom oak staircase. The entrance just to the right of the garage opens…


The Ontario Abandoned $6 Million Doctor’s Mansion

This property was once owned by a Doctor who I’ll refer to as Frohn. Frohn and his wife Elsa came to Canada from Holland during the 1950’s. They settled down in Southern Ontario and started a family of three children. Frohn ran a successful business that sold specialty lighting. His wife, Elsa, assisted him with…


Desert Oasis Abandoned Ontario House

A vacant house in Southern Ontario with a mural of a desert scene painted in the dining room. There’s a large sun room in the back that overlooks the backyard in-ground pool. There’s no vandalism here, just some signs that the property may be used as an occasional drinking site.


Mick Jagger Mansion – $2 Million Condos Coming Soon

This lovely home is located in Southern Ontario. As we approached it, we found the front door wide open, which is how many horror movies begin. The house has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, and as you can see working electricity. The front yard contained children’s bicycles and at one point a sandbox, which has…


1960’s Show – Abandoned Ontario Retro Bungalow

This home is located in a populated area of Somewhereville, Ontario. It’s situated in an area of new development and so the property is gold for development. It currently sits in limbo although the neighbour indicated that a school is to be built next to the property, so perhaps this location will be demolished. The…


Abandoned Black Staircase House in Toronto, Ontario

This house is another of the dozens of Toronto area properties that developers plan to demolish and construct new housing upon. The house is four bedrooms and bathrooms and was built in 1972. An addition to the house was constructed in 1983. Inside the front entrance is a large spiral staircase and an eighteen foot…


Abandoned $3.4 Million Toronto Eyesore House

  I named this location the Eyesore House because neighbours in the area had been complaining about trucks dumping loads of soil on the property and then driving away. The overgrown driveway is an indicator that the property isn’t being cared for. An Order to Comply on the front door was left by the city…


Burnt Fire Mansion Midland Ontario

This location was shared with me by a member of my website named Outlawkid. I didn’t find it on my own 🙂 We drove up to the Midland area to explore it. The front of the property showed clear damage. The front walls of the upper floors had been torn away possibly by the bulldozer…


Chedoke Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario

The Chedoke Hospital in Hamilton started as a sanitarium for tuberculosis patients in 1906. It began as a two tent operation located on a farm where eight patients were able to be treated.  When antibiotics were discovered by Albert Schatz in 1943, the need for long stays in sanitariums was no longer required. To remain…


Exploring Abandoned St. Catharines General Hospital and Autopsy Room

History of St. Catharine’s General Hospital St. Catharine’s first hospital was founded by Dr. Theophilus Mack in 1865. It was built on Cherry Street and contained four beds. The hospital provided medical care for sailors passing through the Welland Canal as well as to the local residents.  A second hospital, on Hainer Street, opened in the…