The Remnants Of This Abandoned Roller Rink In Arkansas Are Hauntingly Beautiful
Abandoned businesses are the fading ghosts of cities. Some are foreboding eyesores that shriek out at the passing cars but others are more subtle. The building still stands but ghost is a melancholy one. The abandoned roller rink in Conway is a tragic tale that stands out from any typical failed business story. This rink still clings to its happy memories as the remnants gather more dust.
Please know that as we skate down memory lane that these photos were taken with permission. Conway Roller Rink has been deemed unsafe and hazardous. The area is patrolled by law enforcement.
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Did reading about the rink remind you of any happy memories you had there? Reminise with us in the comments below!
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for two years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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