Abandoned Smallpox Hospital is located on Roosevelt Island, a narrow island, in the East River of New York City. The Smallpox Hospital will be known as "Renwick Ruins" or "Renwick Smallpox Hospital".  Roosevelt Island was known as the Welfare Island from 1921 to 1973.

Abandoned Smallpox Hospital is located on Roosevelt Island, a narrow island, in the East River of New York City. The Smallpox Hospital will be known as "Renwick Ruins" or "Renwick Smallpox Hospital". Roosevelt Island was known as the Welfare Island from 1921 to 1973.

Continuous Bath Time - Continuous baths were one form of hydrotherapy used in mental hospitals beginning in the early 1900s. The technique was derived from German spa treatments, where people would spend from a few hours to a few days surrounded by flowing water. This treatment was used to induce relaxation in excited or agitated patients, as well as to relieve pressures from bed sores and other physical ailments.

Continuous Bath Time - Continuous baths were one form of hydrotherapy used in mental hospitals beginning in the early 1900s. The technique was derived from German spa treatments, where people would spend from a few hours to a few days surrounded by flowing water. This treatment was used to induce relaxation in excited or agitated patients, as well as to relieve pressures from bed sores and other physical ailments.

Kings Park Psychiatric Center. Most likely this is graffiti that was written after the place was closed. Still creepy with the window light coming in and all.

Kings Park Psychiatric Center. Most likely this is graffiti that was written after the place was closed. Still creepy with the window light coming in and all.

The Danvers State Insane Asylum is, of course, the most famous of all abandoned psychiatric hospitals. It was built in 1878 in an extremely rural location in Massachusetts

The Danvers State Insane Asylum is, of course, the most famous of all abandoned psychiatric hospitals. It was built in 1878 in an extremely rural location in Massachusetts

Insane asylum, Danvers State Hospital, Massachusetts, architect Nathaniel J. Bradlee, 1878. Photo by Cyril Place Fine Art Photography, 2004 before apartment conversion.

Danvers State Hospital Kirkbride Asylum 8X10 Black and White Infrared Photograph By Cyril Place

Insane asylum, Danvers State Hospital, Massachusetts, architect Nathaniel J. Bradlee, 1878. Photo by Cyril Place Fine Art Photography, 2004 before apartment conversion.

Haunted Insane Asylum Photos and Stories [Slideshow] Byberry Mental Hospital in Philadelphia.  One especially frightening urban legend concerns a former patient who reportedly still lives down in the tunnels. It's said he wields a large knife and chases unwelcome explorers.

Haunted Insane Asylum Photos and Stories [Slideshow] Byberry Mental Hospital in Philadelphia. One especially frightening urban legend concerns a former patient who reportedly still lives down in the tunnels. It's said he wields a large knife and chases unwelcome explorers.

Lier Mental Hospital (Norway) | 20 Haunting Pictures Of Abandoned Asylums

20 Haunting Pictures Of Abandoned Asylums

The Creepy World of Abandoned Asylums | Cane Hill Asylum, Croydon, London, 1883-1990

The Creepy World of Abandoned Asylums

The Creepy World of Abandoned Asylums | Cane Hill Asylum, Croydon, London, 1883-1990

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