Nestled in a sleepy Catskills town is an imposing 19th century mansion that looks deceptively ordinary from the outside. Sure, there are some nice architectural flourishes including a dilapidated balcony and various bits of decorative millwork, but all in all, it’s not something you don’t see every day in these parts. Still, we were intrigued. […]
“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.
We’re often asked if abandoned places are haunted, and we always say that while we can’t be certain, we haven’t seen any ghosts yet. And then there’s this place. A former convalescent home located in an upscale New York suburb, “Greenleaf” was the final stop on life’s journey for many.