. . . And the Plans to Put What Remains to Good Use

The History Scene

For generations, people in and around New York’s Dutchess County have watched the Harlem Valley State Hospital, later renamed the Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center, and the Harlem Valley Psychiatric Hospital, fall into disrepair and ruin.

While many people were aware of the hulking facility, few, aside from employees, patients and developers, have ever seen the inside.

Now we can take in its grim and rotted interiors in Avery Danzinger’s photo essay, on view at the White Gallery in Lakeville, CT, through Dec. 2, see story opposite page.

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