20 Haunting Pictures Of Abandoned Locations In The U.S.

Want To Play A Game Of Cards?

Greystone Park Psychiatric Center was closed in 2008 due to having a poor reputation and public image. All efforts to save the building have failed. On Christopher’s website, he gives a passionate case for why places such as this should be spared the wrecking ball.

To Be A Stone

Titled “To be a stone” by the photographer, this haunting image of Henryton State Hospital carries with it the creepy play of light and dark and the huge flakes of paint peeling off.

If These Walls Could Talk

If these walls could talk, they would speak of decades of violence, torture, and questionable ‘medical’ trials. Parts of Holmesburg Prison is still in use for prison overflow and work programs, but it mostly sits abandoned. Imagine sitting in this cell with a roommate and so little light.

“I Went To That School. It Was Beautiful. What A Shame.”

Julia de Burgos Magnet Middle School had been built in 1905 with all of the structural flourishes popular at that period. Built like a castle with stone lions and gargoyles, it was likely very beautiful. Christopher quotes a passer-by commenting on their time at the school.