The Octagon, Roosevelt Island – 2005 reconstruction

April 30th, 2015


Publish Date: 8/7/2005

We make our way around and find an entrance right by a security trailer. This security trailer... it bugs me out a bit. I can't tell if anyone is in it, but I know someone's in this building we're heading for. You can just sorta feel that sort of thing sometimes. You can almost smell it...
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The Octagon, Roosevelt Island – 2002 – Abandoned Remains

April 24th, 2015


The octagon was NYC's first mental health hospital. It was closed in the 1970s and was set on fire multiple times. The wings of the building were knocked down, leaving only 'the octagon' shaped building that was previously the main entrance.
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Atlantic Avenue Tunnel – an uninspected potential public safety disaster.

March 23rd, 2015


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Kings County Building G

February 2nd, 2015


On January 31st, 2015, a massive fire ripped through a warehouse on the Brooklyn waterfront that contained troves of government records. This highly suspicious fire involved an early morning FDNY response to a small fire, which rekindled and exploded into a full 7 alarm blaze after firefighters left.
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Tomb of the Unnamed + Repent Tunnel

June 16th, 2014


The end of this tunnel was once filled with the ashes of many unnamed victims. Ashes of those who met a horrid death that I watched with my own eyes and could smell and taste for days beyond. You don't forget something like that, ever.
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The Mary Murray

May 6th, 2014



Here are some words you don't want to hear someone yelling at you on a Sunday morning at 9AM: "Hey! You were down in the marina! Stay right there I'm calling the police".

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The RKO Keith

April 21st, 2014



The RKO Keith is one of NYC's most infamous abandoned buildings.

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Coffee Bean Castle

April 15th, 2014



We've been spoiling you all lately with posts full of deep location research and explicit details, so it's time for a post that leaves everything to the imagination.
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Abandoned 1925 vintage Staten Island Rapid Transit car 353 – 2003.

April 2nd, 2014



In 2003 me and Rebel SC came across this very long abandoned Staten Island Rapid Transit car.
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Q Cars

April 1st, 2014



In 2001, I came across a set of 3 old wooden subway cars parked in Sunset Park, across the street from the old Davidson Pipe storage facility (which today is a Costco store). As luck would have it, they were parked in a small former SBK yard with no fence. These were the last wooden subway cars in use within the NYC subway system.
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