Abandoned mental asylums litter forgotten landscapes across the world. But these spooky buildings don’t compare to the fright you’ll experience inside the notorious Briarcliff Manor, the setting of American Horror Story: Asylum.
Taunton State Hospital built in 1854 in Taunton, Mass. Built according to the Kirkbride plan of mental asylums. The breezeways were added in the to connect the neo-classical buildings. After abandonment, most of the buildings burned down. The rest
Photographer Documents Abandoned Mental Hospitals (By Christopher Payne)
Pilgrim State Hospital, Brentwood, NY - Pre-frontal lobotomies were performed at Pilgrim starting in and by 1959 as many as to lobotomies were performed here; most procedures were done in the central medical building