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[[caption-width-right:350:He didn't build it. [[ConvenientlyEmptyBuilding He found it]], in case you were wondering.]]



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* In ''WebAnimation/ObjectOverload'', Toothy finds an abandoned treehouse which he revamped for his alliance.
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[[caption-width-right:350:He didn't build it. [[ConvenientlyEmptyBuilding He found it]], in case you were wondering.]]



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* [[http://skindeep.wikia.com/wiki/Avalon Avalons]] from ''Webcomic/SkinDeep'' are where the local monsters go to hang out with each other in their non-human forms; some of them do have members (in human form) stationed around the entrances to keep the everyday Muggles out.


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* [[http://skindeep.wikia.com/wiki/Avalon Avalons]] from ''Webcomic/SkinDeep'' are where the local monsters go to hang out with each other in their non-human forms; some of them do have members (in human form) stationed around the entrances to keep the everyday Muggles out.
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* In ''WebAnimation/ObjectOverload'', Toothy finds an abandoned treehouse which he revamped for his alliance.


* It may be a stretch; but would [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhOHKCM6ZJw this]] car commercial count? (In this case it's a car not a building, obviously.)

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* It may be a stretch; but would [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhOHKCM6ZJw this]] This]] car commercial count? commercial. (In this case it's a car not a building, obviously.)

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* In ''Film/AntMan'', Scott tries to steal a MacGuffin from an old Stark Industries storage facility by taking an army of ants to break in. Only when they arrive do they realize that it's not quite as abandoned as Scott and Pym thought, as it's been turned into [[spoiler: the ''Avengers Headquarters'']]!
-->'''Scott:''' Hank, didn't you say this was "some old warehouse"? It's ''not! '''YOU SON OF A BITCH!'''''

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* In Film/AIArtificialIntelligence, professor Hobby's headquarters and android production lines are located in the submerged ruins of Manhattan, for some reason.


* The abandoned lot in the ''Film/TheShadow'' turns out to be an entire hotel (the bad guys base) disguised by illusion power.

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* The abandoned lot in the ''Film/TheShadow'' turns out to be an entire hotel (the bad guys guy's base) disguised by illusion power.


** A half-sunken ship serves as a base in ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun''.

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** A half-sunken ship The burned and capsized wreck of the RMS ''Queen Elizabeth'' in Hong Kong harbour serves as a base in ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun''.


* [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Raylene]] from CheriePriest's ''Chesire Red'' series is a cat burglar owns a seemingly abandoned warehouse to store things she's stolen. She lets two homeless siblings with prepaid phones to stay there and act as an alarm system, because while an actual security guard or electronic alarm system might look suspicious, homeless squatters in an abandoned warehouse doesn't seem out of the ordinary.

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* [[OurVampiresAreDifferent Raylene]] from CheriePriest's Creator/CheriePriest's ''Chesire Red'' series is a cat burglar owns a seemingly abandoned warehouse to store things she's stolen. She lets two homeless siblings with prepaid phones to stay there and act as an alarm system, because while an actual security guard or electronic alarm system might look suspicious, homeless squatters in an abandoned warehouse doesn't seem out of the ordinary.


Not usually for fight scenes like its close relative AbandonedWarehouse, generally people want to keep this building intact. Doesn't mean there won't be an underground fight club there though.


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Not usually for fight scenes like its close relative AbandonedWarehouse, generally people want to keep this building intact. Doesn't mean there won't be an underground [[FightClubbing fight club club]] there though.


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* The OSP base in ''Series/NCISLosAngeles''.

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* ''Pinball/StrangeScience'' begins when two teenagers venture inside a seemingly-abandoned OldDarkHouse, only to find the MadScientist and laboratory inside.
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* In ''{{Following}}'', the burglar Cobb has a few hideouts in abandoned buildings where he stashes stolen goods before fencing them. He notes that London is full of spaces like these, waiting to be used.

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* In ''{{Following}}'', ''Film/{{Following}}'', the burglar Cobb has a few hideouts in abandoned buildings where he stashes stolen goods before fencing them. He notes that London is full of spaces like these, waiting to be used.



* From ''{{Warehouse 13}}'', the eponymous SecretGovernmentWarehouse appears to be nothing more than a run-down building out in the middle of nowhere, when it is in fact a large underground complex.

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* From ''{{Warehouse ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'', the eponymous SecretGovernmentWarehouse appears to be nothing more than a run-down building out in the middle of nowhere, when it is in fact a large underground complex.



* The dilapidated planetarium in the aptly-named online puzzle-story ''{{Planetarium}}'' is ignored by the townspeople and seems to be abandoned, and the story's narrator even points out that the mathemagician's purchase of it is a curious one, considering that he doesn't even visit it all that often. It, of course, turns out to have more than one surprise and living thing hiding in it.

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* The dilapidated planetarium in the aptly-named online puzzle-story ''{{Planetarium}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Planetarium}}'' is ignored by the townspeople and seems to be abandoned, and the story's narrator even points out that the mathemagician's purchase of it is a curious one, considering that he doesn't even visit it all that often. It, of course, turns out to have more than one surprise and living thing hiding in it.



* [[http://skindeep.wikia.com/wiki/Avalon Avalons]] from ''SkinDeep'' are where the local monsters go to hang out with each other in their non-human forms; some of them do have members (in human form) stationed around the entrances to keep the everyday Muggles out.

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* [[http://skindeep.wikia.com/wiki/Avalon Avalons]] from ''SkinDeep'' ''Webcomic/SkinDeep'' are where the local monsters go to hang out with each other in their non-human forms; some of them do have members (in human form) stationed around the entrances to keep the everyday Muggles out.



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* Academ's Fury has some of the students go into a decrepit school building... only to open a secret door and take a tunnel into their dojo, where they are learning to be Cursors.

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* ''[[Literature/CodexAlera Academ's Fury Fury]]'' has some of the students go into a decrepit school building... only to open a secret door and take a tunnel into their dojo, where they are learning to be Cursors.

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