May 16, 2014

IMAGES: THE MYSTERIOUS NEW YORK CITY ISLAND YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF. “Between the 1880s and the 1930s, North Brother Island was the site of Riverside Hospital, where those suffering from infectious disease were treated in isolation. After World War II, it served as a housing community for returning veterans and their families. In the 1950s and early 1960s, it became a juvenile drug treatment center.”