Whittingham Asylum 2
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This place is on private property. Listing for informational purposes only. Please do not visit without express permission from the land owner. Opened in 1896, and abandoned in 2007, Overbrook insane asylum is frequently patrolled by police cars and plainclothes officers. However, this doesn't stop many bored teenagers and adventure seekers from exploring the abandoned buildings. Recently, the state of NJ has planned to convert the historic site into 90 acres of parkland. While much of it…
The Willard Suitcase Exhibit
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Willard State Hospital
In 1853, the site was acquired for the state's first agricultural college. The college - on 440 acres of farmland in the town of Ovid, "the geographical centre and Eden of the Empire State" - opened in December 1860, but it didn't last long. Within months, its president and most of the teachers and students marched off to fight in the Civil War, and the college never reopened. It was superseded by the new state university, established in Ithaca on land donated by state Senator Ezra Cornell.
destroyed-and-abandoned: “Looking down the corridor at Lier Mental Hospital, Norway. . Source: atlemo (flickr) ethan_kahn: “Lier Psychiatric Hospital in Norway has a long history as an institution....
Urbex: Whittingham Insane Asylum, Goosnargh, Lancashire – September 2012 Part 2 (Revisit)
Whittingham Asylum aka Whittingham Lunatic Asylum aka Whittingham Mental Hospital Was separated into a number of divisions the most notorious being the subject of a large and public enquiry relating to various forms of patient abuse, theft of property and money as well as lack of book keeping which resulted in thousands of pounds of unaccounted for funds...
Northampton State Hospital B by birchlane on DeviantArt
I'm not really sure "architecture" is the correct category for these photos from today of the former state mental hospital as it was a place of pain and... Northampton State Hospital B