Medical

Kantubek Russia

Abandoned Anthrax: Vozrozhdeniye Island

The Aral Sea was known as “the Sea of Islands,” and once upon a time this camp – now in the middle of the desert...

Abandoned Venice: The Ospedale al Mare

This once proud hospital served the people of the Lido for over seventy years. The Ospedale al Mare was a product of alternative thought...

Buried from the public: Hart Island, New York

At first glance this modest island in New York appears unremarkable. The 131-acre dark speck of land has crumbling buildings, is off-limits to the...
Maple Cottage at Forest Haven

Abandoned Home for the Abandoned: Forest Haven Asylum

Welcome to Forest Haven, one of the most deadly institutions in the United States. This asylum for the mentally ill was built not far the...
St. Marys Mercy Hospital

Abandoned: St. Mary’s Mercy Hospital

In the final installment of the Gary series, we take a look at the skeleton of a healthcare organization founded over one hundred years...

The Story of Gennie Pilarski

Genevieve "Gennie" Pilarski quietly passed away in her nursing home room one September day in 1998 at the age of 79.  Few noticed or...