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Kings Park Psych Center

Kings Park Psychiatric Center, before and after

Kings Park Psychiatric Center, before and after Photo Credit: Julie Cappiello

Kings Park Psychiatric Center has changed a lot since its closure in 1996. Home to thousands of patients throughout the years, the hospital  was once a self-sustainable town, with patients completing chores, including farming and building, as part of their therapy. After years of abandonment, the buildings stand with overgrown vegetation, broken windows and graffiti.

Mobile users, paste this link into your browsers to experience an interactive transformation of this once-thriving compound: http://bit.ly/M5Nv3w

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