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  • OPENHOUSENYC-8-Polhemus

    Published 12/12/13 in Houses
    OPENHOUSENYC-8-Polhemus

    This 3,600-square-foot townhouse has had the same owner for more than four decades, and the loving ownership shows. From stained glass and woodwork details to pocket doors and carved mantles, this…   See the Image

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Jones Building

    Listen carefully to Smyrna native Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman when she awkwardly tells Richard Gere that she’s from Milledgeville. Director Gary Marshall asked her to name towns near Atlanta that…   Read the Article

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Grave Markers

    Built in 1842, Milledgeville's Central State Hospital was Georgia’s first psychiatric hospital and was once the nation's largest mental hospital and second largest in the world. Many think it is…   See the Gallery

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Stairwell

    Some of the structures at the hospital have been crumbling and deteriorating for decades.    See the Image

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Hallway

    We have no idea what these walls might say or what ghosts may be walking down them.    See the Image

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Abandoned

    The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation hopes that these buildings will not be left to rot.    See the Image

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Patient X-Ray

    This X-ray is just one of the artifacts left behind at the abandoned buildings on the Milledgeville campus.    See the Image

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Exterior

    The Milledgeville campus is spread over 1,000 acres and many of the buildings are abandoned.    See the Image

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Rotting Corridor

    What was once the world's second-largest mental institution is in peril of being closed forever.    See the Image

  • Georgia's Central State Hospital, Entry

    The crumbling and abandoned asylum once housed more than 13,000 patients.    See the Image