With his series “American Asylums“, the photographer Jeremy Harris documents the abandoned psychiatric hospitals throughout the United States, exploring with beautiful urbex photographs the “moral architecture” of the century
Mentha State Hospital - These narrow connections between the wards could help isolate a fire. An old map shows these wings as separate buildings, so it is also possible that these connections were added to the original layout.
Worcester State Hospital, Worcester, MA - With the significant advances in the field of psychiatric care, which are reducing the number of people who need long term care, this building may become the central psychiatric care facility for the entire state.
Photographer Documents Abandoned Mental Hospitals (By Christopher Payne)