In Pictures: The Abandoned Side of Houston, Texas

The Houston skyline reflects a glittering and modern city – the fourth-largest in America, a huge port, home to the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and losing out on the most Fortune 500 companies within a city’s limits only to New York. It’s hard to imagine that this bustling metropolis – incorporated in 1837 and named after General Sam Houston – has a forgotten side.

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