The overgrown main road running north-south through the island; to the right are the nurses' residence and doctors' cottage, and to the left, the maintenance building and tennis courts on North Brother Island
North Brother Island in New York has been sealed off to the world since Reduced to rubble: The facade of the doctors cottage is slowly crumbling away. Much of the interior has already collapsed. Photo taken by local historian & photographer Ian Ference.
The lost Victorian Homes of downtown Los Angeles, California. The Melrose Hotel, built in 1882 and Hotel Richelieu at Grand Avenue and Second Street in the late It was demolished to put up high-rise apartment buildings & office complexes.
Abandoned Island between Queens and the Bronx, NYC in 1885 a hospital complex was built to quarantine and treat people suffering from smallpox and typhoid fever. In the it was a rehab center. The island was abandoned in