Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
Behind one of the kitchens is one of the few pieces of furniture remaining. Beside it, a small electric space heater–small by 1970s standards.
The top floor of the Chateau was the original surgical suite. Later, hydrotherapy took place here. When Nopeming was converted to a nursing home, it was a place where residents watched movies. Portra 400 on Voigtlander Bessa.
The city has taken steps to prevent the curious and the desperate from going into the elevators, including piling rocks against the doors and windows.
I love these heavy rolling doors in the old tobacco processing building.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!
Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects.
I can confirm the existence of the long-rumored Federal Rectangle Research Institute labs.