A visit to Riverview Hospital (Essondale)

I am often drawn to visiting the grounds of Riverview.

Recall, for example: Asylum, Bedlam, Essondale.

Last Friday, I brought along my daughter and dog Tobey. I was struck by the unkempt lawns and the significant deterioration since my last visit not too long ago. I was also struck (as always) by the intense beauty of the aging buildings and grounds.

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Check out:

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and:

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and:

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