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Video inside New York’s Derelict Institutions: “A History Abandoned”

Last month Vocativ.com followed me through three decaying institutions in New York City, resulting in a three part series, “A History Abandoned” which you can check out on YouTube.  If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to venture inside an abandoned building, these videos give you a pretty good idea.  Props to Vocativ for keeping the focus on the history.  Let me know what you think and if you’d like to see more like this in the future!

Episode 1: Kings Park Psychiatric Center

 

Episode 2: Letchworth Village

 

Episode 3: New York City Farm Colony

 

Head over to the brand new AbandonedNYC Print Shop to pick up some high quality prints of Letchworth, Kings Park, the Farm Colony, and other NYC hospitals, factories, and military sites.

-Will

 


 

 


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2 thoughts on “Video inside New York’s Derelict Institutions: “A History Abandoned”

  1. Will, yes please, more videos. I am a huge fan of your site and love your photo essays of your explorations, but the videos are superb, the feeling of actually being there with you adds so much….plus it is nice to see who you are!! Continued success with your site…I love each and every entry.

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    Posted by Frank | 7-17-14., 6:04 am
  2. What happened to the videos that Will hosted by himself back when Abandoned NYC first started?

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    Posted by El Chuey | 3-27-15., 12:25 pm

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