#1 By: Cory Doctorow, January 20th, 2014 21:00
#2 By: Adam Knapp, January 20th, 2014 21:51
I don't know about that picture, but I found the place on Google Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/60pkR
Hungary is a really beautiful place.
#3 By: Stefan Jones, January 20th, 2014 21:55
That is a really neat-looking building. It would make a great restaurant / gift shoppe type of place.
#4 By: Andrew Rush, January 20th, 2014 22:16
More info and photographs here...
This tramline (58) no longer exists.
#5 By: Martin Lepage, January 20th, 2014 22:17
From this angle, it seems that knappa's link is the correct one! I can't see the tracks though. Maybe long gone?
#6 By: pjcamp, January 20th, 2014 22:26
It's only spooky because it is a foggy monochrome photo. Try this:
Decrepit, but not spooky.
#7 By: Adam Knapp, January 20th, 2014 22:34
#9 By: Tennessee Waltz, January 20th, 2014 23:32
Agreed. Lack of foliage adds too the spookiness in the monochrome spectrum. Color and vegetation does lessen the effect.
#10 By: Rosko , January 20th, 2014 23:38
Turn it into a sh-sh-SHOPPING mall?! Now THAT'S scary!
#11 By: rider, January 21st, 2014 07:48
In color not so spooky.
#13 By: Christopher Waldrop, January 21st, 2014 08:21
That's precisely why I hope "renovate" really means "restore and preserve". In fact leaving the outside architecture as it is might draw even more people to the planned shopping mall.
I know I'd want to go there just to see that building.
#14 By: Donovan Acree, January 21st, 2014 08:54
charming little place. I wonder how someone can be spooked by it.
#15 By: Snagglepuss 62629, January 21st, 2014 11:34
...Looks like the Addams Family's summer home.
#16 By: redjade, January 21st, 2014 11:39
As someone who has emigrated to Hungary and lives in Budapest — I will say it is an awesomely beautiful city and so much to explore as a resident and as a photographer. This photo is just one little nook that few tourists ever see.
Apologies for the self-promo here, but I think BBers will enjoy my photo blog which has about 95% Budapest photos: http://redjade.tumblr.com/
#17 By: Cory Doctorow, January 25th, 2014 21:01
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