Whether it's from movies or the media, we've all seen some just awesome places that we want to go visit. Unfortunately, it turns out our current reality can lend to some pretty depressing discoveries.

Like seeing those awesome places, minus all the magic that made them so alluring in the first place. We asked our readers to give us an update on some famous locations, and we gave money to the winning submission.

Entry by Kevin King

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Entry by thenascarguy

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In its heyday, Detroit's Pontiac Silverdome was home to the Lions and Pistons and even hosted WWF'S Wrestlemania III. After losing both teams to new v

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