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.
Located within whistling distance of the Amtrak railroad tracks, this Hudson River bungalow seems frozen in time. From the eerily preserved kitchen to the randomly arrayed family photos, this nondescript home is a technicolor time capsule filled with vintage furnishings, appliances, ephemera and more. We may never know who lived here or why they left […]
The (largely) abandoned Fairfield State Hospital in Newtown, Connecticut, is not unlike Letchworth Village in that the grounds are open and visitors are free to wander among the buildings. Entry into the buildings is strictly – and sadly – verboten, since, like Letchworth Village, one can only imagine what went on behind those closed doors… The […]
Located an hour north of New York City, this former men’s homeless shelter has had several intriguing incarnations. Once a genteel farm comprising more than 250 acres, it was bequeathed to the City of New York in the 19th century and handed over to the Department of Corrections. The DOC transformed it into a prison […]