Everyone's been to the Immigration Museum on Ellis Island for school field trips and vacations. But did you know that the south side of the island features a 29 building hospital complex that has been completely abandoned for nearly 60 years? A rare glimpse into what remains, and how it can be saved.
I recently had the opportunity to scout for a film the Rockland Psychiatric Center, a massive 600 acre complex built in the 1920's, with dozens of administration buildings, dorms, and even its own power plant...and nearly all of it completely abandoned. This is part one of the pictures I took.
New York's Farley Post Office building is about to be converted into Moynihan Station, an extension of Penn Station. Nearly all of the postal workers have been moved out, leaving the enormous, five-story block-encompassing building nearly totally vacant. A last chance to see...