This small derelict chapel in the middle of a field in Menston, is one of the saddest places you will ever see. There are over 2,000 inmates from High royds lunatic Asylum buried in unmarked graves here.
Mt. Lookout was constructed in 1871 by Henry G. McPike on one of the highest points in Alton. It is an excellent example of Second Empire Italianate Style. Originally sited on 15 acres containing rare shrubs, vineyards and orchards.4.4 acres of the original estate remain today. Designed by noted Alton architect, Lucas Pfeiffenbeger.
Sharyn Brunner/WNYMedia.net-Lehigh Acres,Florida Why It’s Eerie: There’s something bluntly creepy about the abandoned exurbs of Florida. Forsaken construction sites, like the ones in the middle-class development of Lehigh Acres in Florida’s southwest, are filled with half-built McMansions, unkempt yards overtaken by alligators and snakes, and derelict cul de sacs that lead to nothing. Florida’s population is diminishing for the first time ever, and nowhere is the exodus felt stronger than…
The Worcester Clocktower was the administrative pavilion for the new Kirkbride complex; elegantly appointed in the High Victorian Gothic style of the entire campus, it is one of only two portions that still remain, and is now slated for demolition.