Posts Tagged ‘Urban Exploration’

Last Friday I had another visit with my friend Christian Aldo. In classic Christian fashion, he took me on an adventure (even if it was only across the street) to a defunct shoe store. Although the place had been up and running till last April, the store had an eerie hollow to it. The space oozed with history: from the wilting wallpaper to the questionably deliberate askew shoe displays – none of it made immediate sense.

I attempted to capture the quirkiness of the place while we meandered around and pried open a basement door that hadn’t been opened in almost 25 years. There was only a narrow alley on the other side.

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Today I went on a ghost h(a)unt/urban exploring in an abandoned institution for mentally handicapped individuals called Prince Edward Heights, also known as The “Heights,” in Picton. The facility closed in September of 1999 and has been in a state of steady decay ever since.

It was a definite treat to soak in the lingering traces of human touch and feel the energy that still seemed to course through the corridors . . . or maybe it was just the 60 km/h winds.






PICTON, ON: March 11, 2009 – Prince Edward Heights abandoned psychiatric facility.

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