We’re here to peel back the layers of places most people only see as “scary” or “weird”. State Hospitals / Asylums impacted American history, architecture, and the way we view those with mental illness. Sadly, when these structures are demolished or fall victim to demo by neglect, the past within the walls are forgotten. We’re here to keep those stories alive.
Each podcast episode will feature an interview with a subject matter expert on topics ranging from the Kirkbride Plan to Dr. Walter Freeman to institutions themselves to highlight the people, places, and things that make these buildings unique.