Set on a back road in the deep Catskill Mountains is a house that defies descriptions. Part suburban “dream home,” part mold-infested death trap, this sprawling residence looks like a little like the Brady Bunch house and a little like something out of the Black Lagoon.
Nestled in the woods near Whaley Lake, NY, are the last vestiges of a one-time summer camp for NYC sanitation workers and their families.
“HRPC is a reminder of the the state sanctioned non-voluntary commitment of thousands of human beings and the torture of those mentally ill of the 19th and 20th century.” – Robert Foresman
A very significant demolition and preservation update was recently released for the Hudson River State Hospital outlining both those buildings that are to be preserved and those to be demolished.