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Location DB > So Korea > Seoul > Jongno > Empty Embassy Compound
 Name
Empty Embassy Compound
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 Database Info
created by Steed on 1/6/2009 4:32 AM
last modified by Steed on 5/8/2015 6:18 AM
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 Overview
 Description
An empty US embassy compound where ambassador-type people used to live.
 Basic Information
Type: Compound
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address

Jongno, Seoul
So Korea
Owner: Korean Air
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    The landscape is surprisingly inspiring based solely on its prominent location.
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     Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
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     History
    After the Americans left it, this land fell into Samsung's hands, who eventually sold it off to Korean Air. The airline wanted to build a luxury hotel there but faced several zoning restrictions, including one that it was too close to a girls' school. So the plan was made to close the school. Then the Nut Rage incident happened, Korean Air's public profile dropped, and the plan fell through.
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    From across the street
    Sat, Dec 13th, 2008
    posted by Steed
    3 pictures
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    Lunar New Year
    Thu, Feb 19th, 2015
    posted by Steed
    15 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://www.asiapun...-wastelands-seoul/
    http://seoulvillag...r-hanok-hotel.html
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    Photography 8 / 10
    Coolness 8 / 10
    Content Quality 8 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mike Dijital on 5/11/2015 3:21 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on May 11 15 at 15:21, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on May 8 15 at 6:18, Steed changed the following: Web Links
  • on May 8 15 at 6:17, Steed changed the following: Owner, History, Interesting Features, Web Links
  • on May 8 15 at 6:14, Steed updated gallery picture Wall
  • on May 8 15 at 6:14, Steed updated gallery picture Roof Tiles?
  • on May 8 15 at 6:14, Steed updated gallery picture More Stuff
  • on May 8 15 at 6:14, Steed updated gallery picture Walls
  • on May 8 15 at 6:13, Steed updated gallery picture Archaeological Dig
  • on May 8 15 at 6:13, Steed updated gallery picture Triffid
  • on May 8 15 at 6:13, Steed updated gallery picture Weeds and Skyscrapers
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