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The Hidden, Sometimes 'Frightening' Beauty of America's Parking Garages

Photographer Ben Marcin focuses on the grids that make up the seemingly mundane structures.
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Ben Marcin

Many travelers will stop in their tracks to photograph some spectacular scenery. Ben Marcin looks for parking garages.

After coming across some parking structures on a Los Angeles trip in 2010, the Baltimore-based photographer found himself drawn to even more in car-loving Houston and Dallas. “Now I photograph parking garages wherever I go,” says Marcin. “It’s become a ritual of sorts.”