Torrance State Hospital. Pittsburgh, PA.

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Professional portrait/lifestyle/music photographer based in Brooklyn New York.
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9 Responses to Torrance State Hospital. Pittsburgh, PA.

  1. Carissa says:

    I can’t believe I am the first to “like” this! Wonderfully evocative.

  2. Great Series. Composition is spot on! Keep up the great work.

  3. malinhphotography says:

    Like this….
    Makes me think of the movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”.

  4. neely wang says:

    great collection of shots, jeremy! there is always something very creepy, yet cool about abandoned buildings.

  5. Windmill says:

    Sad and spooky, but great photographs.

  6. Nurse Rachet!! says:

    These were once state of the art buildings. The ” cage like” fencing you see were place on the ramps in the infirmary buildings for safety. Our state has chosen to close down building AND our mental hospitals and place the mentally clients on the streets to be homeless and beggars. A lot of them end up in prison while criminals walk free. Having worked there for the greater part of 30 years I was very happy to care for the mentally ill patients…for the first 20 years. Then a shift occurred in the administration/politics and treatment was lacking. The attention shifted to the anti-social, drug/alcohol, criminals avoiding jail………I got out! The pictures are haunting but in no wat depicts what we did as workers to make it a good place for treatment.

  7. georgene clevenger says:

    I worked in that same building for 35 years! Great pictures, they brought back some very good and bad memories!!!!

  8. Sheila Hughes says:

    Are these pics from the old hospital? Or one of the other buildings before they were demolished?

  9. Pomponio says:

    Great Photos. To think I am only a few miles away.

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