Train Line Power Station | Asylum Green

As our country moves away from producing good and focuses more on providing services, factories close their doors, cities loose their income, infrastructures fail and eventually there becomes copious abandoned buildings to explore. Other times, cities still flourish and urban sprawl has high rise towers housing citizens next to a train station, which is also…

Family Friendly Psych Center | Asylum Green

Early in my exploring days, (aka the days of forums, text messaging on flip phones and other pre-historic technology, you youngins) I discovered Kings Park Psychiatric Center. The campus from aerial maps was sprawling, including an amazing tower that I immediately needed to see.   At one time, King Park had over 100 buildings. I…

Handcuffs at Titicut | Asylum Green

Everyone has that one friend who takes things to a totally insane level. At some point in my life I met that friend and he became my go-to dude when I want to do anything high risk. I have done a lot of things that have made my stomach turn with anxiety- traversed collapsing floors,…

Burning Caskets | Asylum Green

While thumbing through my Instagram feed a few months back I noticed photos of an abandoned hospital on fire. Never a good post to see. Upon further inspection I realized Middletown Psychiatric Center, located in central New York was about to see its final moments. I’d visited Middletown many times, it was a perfect stopping…

Autopsy For Dinner | Asylum Green

Our nations capitol city is a wonderful but terrible place, all at the same time. Middle school trips and the American Dream all visit D.C., but if you leave the patriotic downtown area, you see the issues that are plaguing this country. Sitting in D.C., away from the hub-bub of ‘MERICA is a huge abandoned…

The Golden Light of a Maryland Asylum | Asylum Green

They say that the best time to shoot is when the sunrises and the sunsets. When it comes to abandoned buildings, this rule may be true, however you find that it’s not always conducive to being sneaky times to get in and out of buildings. Luckily, this classic Tuberculous hospital lended its walls and peeling…

Abandoned Amusement Park Enjoyment | Asylum Green

New Orleans has become one of my favorite places to visit since the unfortunate hurricane Katrina destroyed a huge amount of the city. (Okay, that’s a little dark, let me back track…I was 15 when Katrina hit, and my parents weren’t keen on traveling when I was a kid.) Streets lined with abandoned buildings and…

An Exclusive Relationship with Abandonment | Asylum Green

An Exclusive Relationship with Abandonment We all have constants in life that we enjoy, and others we don’t. While indulging in Jameson and reflecting on where on earth the past few years have gone, I realized something; The most consistent thing in my life has been abandoned buildings. I realize this may sound dark, it’s…

The Seeing Occulus | Asylum Green

A long snowy drive led me to this hidden gem, a small state school in New York with a beautiful Occulus inside. Anxious to see this elusive abandoned building I had heard so much about, I begged a friend to make it our last stop on my two-week-stint living on her couch. I just want…