Category Archives: Hospitals & Institutions

The Remains of Letchworth Village

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For reference most of my photos are of the buildings in the Boys Group, located in the lower middle of the building directory. Reading the about the history of Letchworth Village is like wrapping yourself in a wet blanket. Enjoy. … Continue reading

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Abandoned United Community Hospital

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The shiny modernist structure must have been a site when it rose from the ground in the early 1970s. Architecture firm Eberle M. Smith Associates designed the building in 1971 and construction was completed in 1974. The building’s rigid geometric … Continue reading

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Greenpoint Hospital’s Abandoned Nurse’s Quarters

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The Greenpoint Hospital Nurse’s Quarters is one of the few places left in Brooklyn that can still be explored and it’s right in my backyard (on the other side of my neighborhood). The hospital complex has a storied history but … Continue reading

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NYC Farm Colony Ruins

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The New York City Farm Colony was founded as the Richmond County Poor Farm in 1829. The concept of the poor farm was that able bodied indigents should work. In 1895, the Department of Public Charities was established and inherited … Continue reading

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Creepy Abandoned Kings Park Psychiatric Center – Part 2

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Part 1 Part two of the Kings Park series includes support buildings and infrastructure. For the hospital to be mostly self-sustaining it needed buildings for power generation, food production and to house maintenance shops. The buildings are more industrial in … Continue reading

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Creepy, Abandoned Kings Park Psychiatric Center – Part 1

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Preface Kings Park Psychiatric Center is huge. It was once a mostly self sustained city of patients, doctors, nurses and a wide range of support staff. Therefor, it is a difficult place to fit into one blog post. So, Kings … Continue reading

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