Category Archives: New York

Greycourt Women’s Prison – Camp LaGuardia

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History New York State built Greycourt Prison on a 300 plus acre site in 1918 to incarcerate female convicts. However, the jail only housed a prison population until 1934. After that, it was taken over by New York City as … Continue reading

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Frontier Town – Abandoned Theme Park In the Mountains

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History Frontier Town is a defunct old west theme park built in 1951. Its creator Art Benson wanted to bring the old west to the rural mountains of east coast. He didn’t have any construction skills, income or business plan … Continue reading

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Hudson Cement Company’s Cement Works

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Location: East Kingston, NY History The Hudson Cement Company began its operations next to the Hudson River in East Kingston in the late 1950’s. The area is known for producing raw construction materials including, quarried limestone, bricks and cement. The … Continue reading

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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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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 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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Hutton Company Brick Works Ruins

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Location: Kingston, NY Note: The photos below are keyed into the directory of the remaining abandoned Brick Works Buildings. Not shown are the buildings that have been removed in recent years. At one time there was a thriving brick industry … Continue reading

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Grossinger’s – The G

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Location: Liberty, NY Category: Hotel, Resort The directory above is oriented north up and shows the resorts facilities and layout as it was when it closed. Each proceeding photo will have a captioned number keying it to its location on … Continue reading

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The Pines – Abandoned Borscht Belt Resort

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  Location: South Fallsburg, NY The photos below are are keyed into the directory above. Click on the directory, aerial photo and other smaller images for an expanded view. Historical Overview The Pines is an abandoned Borscht Belt resort that … Continue reading

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