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Abandoned Places in Illinois: Old Joliet Prison

What’s cooler than being cool? Audience answers: Ice cold! Me: Well, I mean that too.. but.. sigh The real answer was abandoned places in Illinois! This is the summer of exploration, and I’m taking you guys with me to every place we go. If you’re a young Chicago photographer, you’re probably on the same search I am…  Look no more. Subscribe to the blog because all summer, we’re gonna be giving you an inside look in a lot of the scenes.. not even just in Chicago.

Note: Some of the views expressed and shown in this adventure are not any indication of my beliefs or practice as a person. Don’t assume that just because I wear black and you see a pentagram on a random floor of a building I was in for an hour that I am a satanist. I’m not.

Abandoned Places In Illinois

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Old Joliet Prison

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Holy Ameritech! I think this really embodies why you’d be interested in abandoned buildings. You know all of those “she’s too young for you” memes? This falls under that one for sure. Trivia Question: What company did Ameritech merge with?

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My camera died simply because I was shooting and shooting the model at the same time. Of course abandoned places in Illinois don’t just have a spot where you can charge your batteries! Not a problem. Although I’m old fashion, I definitely whipped out my phone to capture the spiraling adventure up the stairs. It gets even crazier up there.

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Same time Thursday?

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Okay so maybe I’m not as into abandoned buildings as I’m leading you to believe. Maybe I was in this building because I was doing this really AWESOME photoshoot that I’ll be releasing to you guys Thursday. That doesn’t make a fraud does it? I hope not because if you come right back here Thursday afternoon, you’ll see the shoot that made this exploration so worth it!

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