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Long Lines to Tour the New York State Pavilion

Long Lines to Tour the New York State Pavilion

  Our correspondent on the scene reports that the lines are ridiculous to tour the Philip Johnson-designed, long-abandoned New York State Pavilion at the 1964 World’s Fair site. With a group of die-hard supporters leading restoration efforts and managing, somehow, to get authorities to open the site for a four-hour window, things are looking up(…)

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This Week on the Web (4/22/14)

This Week on the Web (4/22/14)

From Hudson Valley Almanac Weekly: An encouraging Hoyt House Restoration update  From the Poughkeepsie Journal: Developers face hurdles at Hudson River Psychiatric Center From the Poughkeepsie Journal: Plans to build at the old YWCA site are stalled From HuffPo: Body found in an abandoned Detroit zoo… and we thought we found weird stuff! From the(…)

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Orange County: A Photo Essay

Orange County: A Photo Essay

Located just north of the New Jersey-New York border, Orange County is rich in history, culture and abandonments of every kind, from the dusty corridors of the Middletown Psychiatric Center to the forgotten neighborhoods of Newburgh. From Goshen to Port Jervis, Walden to Wallkill, Orange County offers a fascinating collection of farms, barns, factories, mills(…)

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This week on the web (4/6/14)

This week on the web (4/6/14)

From the Guardian.com: Charming New York storefronts replaced by generic crap From Fox News: Debate over preserving or demolishing the 1964 Worlds Fair site From Huffington Post: Eerie photos of an abandoned prison From theotherhudsonvalley.wordpress.com: Inside Bennett College for Women From RUPCO.com: “Paint Can Opening” celebrates launch of Lace Factory renovation  From Kingstonhappenings.org: Andy Milford and(…)

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POTD (4/4/14) Toothbrushes, Hudson River State Hospital

POTD (4/4/14) Toothbrushes, Hudson River State Hospital
[Click image to enlarge] Photo by Rick Kuperberg More images from Hudson River State Hospital Related posts: POTD (4/3/14) Sunset, Hudson River State Hospital POTD (4/22/14), Ice Barge, Poughkeepsie Yacht Club Sorry, Wrong Number: Vintage telephones seen in abandoned buildings Long Lines to Tour the New York State Pavilion

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This Week on the Web (3/31/14)

This Week on the Web (3/31/14)

Work is under way again at the former Harlem Valley State Hospital. The Kirkbride building at Greystone Park Psychiatric Center faces imminent demolition. Old barns for sale, including a real beauty in the Catskills for $7K! Abandonedplaces.com is up and running with some gorgeous pictures from around the world. Superbly creepy pics from an abandoned lighthouse(…)

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