Clemenzi Homestead

Photo Credit: Bullet, 2011 – An old water tower situated behind the house. This 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home was built in 1928 and sits quietly on the side of two major highways. It was once owned by World War II and Vietnam veteran, Edmond J. Clemenzi and later to be claimed by the county Solid Waste Management division. Clemenzi, a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, came to Fort Pierce in 1925, at the age of 3 with his family. He graduated... Read More

Medical Neglegence

Urban exploration isn’t only about exploring abandoned places but about hanging out with friends, interacting with the locals and finding the small details that gives these places character. I thought I’d share some stories with you throughout the following weeks. I first explored the now-demolished William Robinson house back in 2009. Back then, there wasn’t as much damage done to the property as the years that followed. You weren’t... Read More

Miracle Strip Amusement Park

A postcard from the 1970s showing the park in it’s prime. Miracle Strip Amusement Park opened in 1963 with the Starliner Roller Coaster as it’s main attraction. Located across from the beach in Panama City, the park did not look like your average theme park and resembled the traditional seaside boardwalks of the past. The park featured many of the typical rides you would find at any carnival nowadays including scramblers, bumper cars,... Read More

William Robinson House

Photo Credit: Emily Dietrich, 2011 – The house was damaged by hurricanes over the years. Nestled into the coast of the Indian River Lagoon, where south Florida and central Florida first start to merge, sits an incredible historical house – once undoubtedly one of the most beautiful gems of the area – in an incredibly depressing state of disrepair. Built circa 1900 by William Robinson, the large, two-story family home was a gorgeous... Read More