It’s like they say: ashes to ashes, dust to dust. While some great monuments have stood the test of time, other places and buildings get left behind in history and fall apart away from the public eye.
Here are photos of past buildings and locations in their prime vs. now that they have been abandoned or put out of use.
BEFORE: It Was The Central Subway Stop
Pictured here are city councilmen taking the subway in New York City for the first time in 1904, coming in to stop at City Hall Station, which has not been in use since 1945.