New Book Tours NYC's Abandoned North Brother Island

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North Brother Island, isolated and overgrown on the East River, is the subject of a new book by Christopher Payne. Visiting the ruins of the quarantine hospital over a period of several years with the approval of the New York City Parks Department, Payne compiled his photos into 144 pages with contributed essays.

Come Tour NYC's Eerie, Overgrown North Brother Island | Curbed

(Image credits: Christopher Payne)

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