Thursday, August 13, 2015

Modern Ruins: Italy's Grande Hotel San Calogero in Sicily

According to the article, construction began in 1954 and, although it came close to opening several times, it never quite happened.

Italy's Grande Hotel San Calogero in Sicily now lies in a state of disrepair, the very definition of a white elephant
Outside

Despite the hotel having stunning views from its hilltop location, it remains uninhabited to this day
Outside--a closer view

Incredibly despite years of building works and subsequent redevelopment, the hotel was not properly connected to a drainage system
Inside
More photographs and the full story at the link.

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