Hospitals

Manteno State Hospital

Manteno State Hospital

In 1927 the state of Illinois purchased over 1,000 acres of land earmarked for a massive mental health complex to become known as Manteno...
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...

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...

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...

Abandoned: Old Reid Memorial Hospital

The original Reid Memorial Hospital in Richmond, Indiana, was built in 1905 and served the community for over one hundred years. During that time...