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Kings Park Psych Center bulidings to be demolished

Building 123 sits abandoned with its roof collapsing

Building 123 sits abandoned with its roof collapsing just off Kings Park Boulevard on the grounds of the former Kings Park psychiatric hospital. (March 9, 2012) Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

The closed Kings Park Psychiatric Center, where 15 buildings on the grounds are slated for demolition.

The century-old Kings Park Psychiatric Center was closed
Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

The century-old Kings Park Psychiatric Center was closed in 1996. Many of the center's buildings remain. Building 93, above, was a patient residence. (April 14, 2012)

An Indiana contractor expects to begin demolishing 15
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

An Indiana contractor expects to begin demolishing 15 buildings at the defunct Kings Park Psychiatric Center between July 30 and Aug. 6. (Oct. 26, 2011)

Shattered windows on the closed Kings Park Psychiatric
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

Shattered windows on the closed Kings Park Psychiatric Center. (Oct. 26, 2011)

Building 123 sits abandoned with its roof collapsing
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Building 123 sits abandoned with its roof collapsing just off Kings Park Boulevard on the grounds of the former Kings Park psychiatric hospital. (March 9, 2012)

The state's contract with National Salvage & Service
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

The state's contract with National Salvage & Service Corp. calls for the company to complete the demolition of 15 buildings at the closed Kings Park Psychiatric Center by November 2013. (October 26, 2011)

One of the dilapidated buildings on the grounds
Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

One of the dilapidated buildings on the grounds of the former Kings Park Psychiatric Center. (Nov. 10, 2011)

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