New Friends at Oregon State Hospital: Part 2

Below is Part 2 of 2 mini-reports on my recent visit to Oregon State Hospital, the oldest remaining State building in Oregon, and one of the few remaining Kirkbride Hospitals west of the Mississippi.   [Part 2 of 2: posted to FB July 25, 2016] Prior to visiting OSH, I conveyed to preservationist Hazel Patton

New Friends at Oregon State Hospital: Part 1

Below is Part 1 of 2 mini-reports on my recent visit to Oregon State Hospital, the oldest remaining State building in Oregon and one of the few remaining Kirkbrides west of the Mississippi. [Part 1 of 2: posted to FB May 29, 2016] Just 2 weeks ago I visited Oregon State Hospital, in Salem, OR,

PreservationWorks 2nd Annual Benefit Tour

***JUST ANNOUNCED***our annual PreservationWorks abandoned asylum benefit tour has been scheduled for June 17 at the Traverse City State hospital in Traverse City Michigan. $100 gets you on a 4.5 hour self guided tour led by PreservationWorks through ALL the unrenovated patient buildings at Traverse City. We had a great turn out last year and

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