Visiting the Abandoned Domino Sugar Factory

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013 at 11:23 am by
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Abandoned buildings are my favorite things to photograph – like forgotten hotels in the Catskills (i.e. Grossinger’s). So I was pretty much dying Tuesday night when I attended the Creative Time gala event in honor of Julian Schnabel at the abandoned Domino Sugar Factory with my friend Lori from Art Nerd New York.

It was surreal to see this muck soaked and debris-filled factory cleaned up to accommodate several hundred people for dinner. But the walls were still caked with sugar, the air still smelled like a burnt Creme Brulee and the support beams still oozed…something.

I was lucky to have a chance to experience the old factory before the forthcoming Dubai-inspired makeover.

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All photos courtesy of Liberation Iannillo

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