Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow.
The now-demolished Sanatorium, for patients of the asylum that contracted the disease.
A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch.
These stairs were probably removed to discourage scrapping and graffiti. Ask me if it worked.
The floor of this first floor bathroom, Men’s Ward, was unlike any other I remember in the hospital. Hand-laid tile, but the pattern made it seem even older than the rest of the hospital. Portra 160.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
Model: Ryan. On the second floor between wooden joists and massive, inert lighting is simply nothing but warped wood, stained with crane grease.