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So I know this city has tons of abandoned buildings. I found a few the other night. Me and a buddy tried entering one, but heard a beeping noise and a red light go off...not sure if it was some kind of alarm, but we bounced. I was wondering if anyone knew of any good spots to check out that weren't sketchy like this. If you don't want to post here you can PM me. I'd be really interested. I'll be here for another few days and was looking for some cool warehouses or other shit to explore.
 
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I know there's a post or two here on StP with a few places in bmore... But it's been so long since I lived there I don't think anything I've been to is still around anymore
 

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was the building that you speak of on Fayette, right behind the Centre Street Light Rail Station?

In Baltimore there are not many 'big name abandoned attractions' like some other cities can claim. There was a big building on the water in Westport but that's donebeengone a long time now.

But if you are searching for industrial type buildings then a good place to start is in West Baltimore, along the tracks.

And Fort Armistead is kind of cool, though there isn't much to it/its not very big. It's got some underground rooms and hallways but its pretty trashed.
 
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Could the beeping/light have been a motion detector or something? Sketchy. You have to jump any fences to get in?
It was a motion sensor of some kind. We bounced after that. I had to jump, pull myself up a windowsill and hop on a brick wall and then jump onto a roof and climb through a window. Once I heard the sound we freaked out, walked back in the room and it beeped and blinked again. There was a cop down the road who flashed his lights so we ran. I didn't know there was that shit in buildings...guess it's to keep out people like myself.

was the building that you speak of on Fayette, right behind the Centre Street Light Rail Station?

In Baltimore there are not many 'big name abandoned attractions' like some other cities can claim. There was a big building on the water in Westport but that's donebeengone a long time now.

But if you are searching for industrial type buildings then a good place to start is in West Baltimore, along the tracks.

And Fort Armistead is kind of cool, though there isn't much to it/its not very big. It's got some underground rooms and hallways but its pretty trashed.
Thanks dude. I'll try to check it out then. As for the street, we tried checking out one of the buildings down the road from Hollins Street. There was another one that was all fenced up that we could get roof access to, but after that motion sensor stuff we decided to call it a night. There's also a crane down the road, but I want to find out more about possible security and such before I try to go climbing that.

I know there's a post or two here on StP with a few places in bmore... But it's been so long since I lived there I don't think anything I've been to is still around anymore
I searched the forum, found that there might be some stuff near Greenmount Cemetery so I might check that out when I get a chance. Thanks.
 
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The building the other dude spoke of behind the centre street lightrail has a bowling alley in the basement apparently. Haven't been in there myself. There's and old rubber factory by woodberry lightrail, and Mayfair theatre on Howard street also along the lightrail. An abandoned building it's connected to was recently on fire, so not sure if they're more uptight on it now.
 
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The building the other dude spoke of behind the centre street lightrail has a bowling alley in the basement apparently. Haven't been in there myself. There's and old rubber factory by woodberry lightrail, and Mayfair theatre on Howard street also along the lightrail. An abandoned building it's connected to was recently on fire, so not sure if they're more uptight on it now.
Thanks man. Mayfair is a few miles away from where I'm at. Gonna check it out tomorrow or the next day to scope it out. Hopefully there isn't heavy security.
 

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Ooohhh shit son, I totally spaced Glendale... It's not exactly in bmore, but between there and DC. Old tuberculosis hospital with a school in it. It's divided into two parts that are connected by an underground tunnel. Shit fuck this I'm gonna get on my laptop and post some pics
 

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Glenn Dale, MD/@38.9632936,-76.8131631,591m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x89b7e98b6452fa81:0x95e12b8238674ef9

http://dcist.com/2013/12/abandoned_dc_glenn_dale_hospital_an.php#photo-1

the above is a google map link, and the second link is a blog i just found randomly about it by googling. unless things have radically changed in the past few years, ignore what it says about the police. it's an extremely quiet neighborhood. just park a few blocks away and walk in at night and you'll be fine. on a difficulty scale of 1-10, it's a 4, so not hard at all. i've been there 2-3 times over the past 10 years or so, it's pretty cool and worth visiting. the basement and the attic are the best parts, but the school (on the east side of the property) is pretty awesome too.

attached is a bunch of images i took from my trip in 2006.
 

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Glenn Dale, MD/@38.9632936,-76.8131631,591m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x89b7e98b6452fa81:0x95e12b8238674ef9

http://dcist.com/2013/12/abandoned_dc_glenn_dale_hospital_an.php#photo-1

the above is a google map link, and the second link is a blog i just found randomly about it by googling. unless things have radically changed in the past few years, ignore what it says about the police. it's an extremely quiet neighborhood. just park a few blocks away and walk in at night and you'll be fine. on a difficulty scale of 1-10, it's a 4, so not hard at all. i've been there 2-3 times over the past 10 years or so, it's pretty cool and worth visiting. the basement and the attic are the best parts, but the school (on the east side of the property) is pretty awesome too.

attached is a bunch of images i took from my trip in 2006.
Matt, the above google map link, is that the exact location or just close to it? We were thinking about hitting it up today. Heard police patrol the area, kinda wish they just had security guards, since those guys normally don't give a fuck and they are pretty chill. Regardless, it looks like a pretty sweet spot to check out. Thanks for the info.
 

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Matt, the above google map link, is that the exact location or just close to it? We were thinking about hitting it up today. Heard police patrol the area, kinda wish they just had security guards, since those guys normally don't give a fuck and they are pretty chill. Regardless, it looks like a pretty sweet spot to check out. Thanks for the info.
no offense, but it should be fairly obvious just looking at it... but, yes, it is :)

there's a guard shack in the middle of the property with one guy in it, i've never seen him leave it though. just be quiet when taking the main underground tunnel across the property, as it passes by somewhat near the guard shack, but you're like 20ft below ground so it's not a huge deal.

park up on the north end by 953 & electric ave, you should be fine there.
 
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it's been many years, so i can't guarantee anything, but i rarely saw cops on patrol out there, and there's only one security guard that i know of. i doubt much has changed.
Thanks. I clicked the link again and I guess I deleted part of it last time which is why it didn't work. Might do this or Forest Haven. Trying to figure it out.
 
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2 places I know of in east Baltimore... one on eastern ave across from Bayview hospital and another in dundalk across from dundalk high school.. if you go to either make sure to enter/exit on the railroad tracks
 

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2 places I know of in east Baltimore... one on eastern ave across from Bayview hospital and another in dundalk across from dundalk high school.. if you go to either make sure to enter/exit on the railroad tracks
Ah yeah. Pemco, and pure rye distillery.

Both those places were really torn up by vandals and scrappers last I checked. Still fun. But be careful. The distillery by the high school is on fire a lot . So it might be hot (pun intended) and pemco across from the hospital is also near a police station. But I havnt had a problem with either, and I saw recent pics from the distillery. So it must be ok.
 
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Thanks man. I'm no longer in Baltimore. Hit up Collegeville for a little. Think I have fucking mono as I've been sick as fuck for three weeks now and it's not getting any better. I might check out the Linfield Industrial Park which is like 7 miles away from where I'm at. Looks pretty fucking cool. Those are some of my favorite places to explore.
 

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