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Exploring the Abandoned Brach's Candy Factory

“Where are they now” stories run the gamut from reality reunion shows to tracking down one hit wonders. But have you ever thought about what happens to a building that's just left to decay? If you're an urban explorer, you probably have.

People calling themselves urban explorers examine spaces that have been abandoned and often document them through photographs. In January of 2008, Eight Forty-Eight's Alison Cuddy headed out with Chicago urban explorer Eric Halubow to tour the former Brach's Candy Company to find out more. 

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