School Takes Over One Of New York’s Abandoned Islands

School Takes Over One Of New York’s Abandoned Islands
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North Brother Island School for Autistic Children is proposing to take over a desolate land mass in the East River.

Keerthana Jagadeesh
  • 2 july 2013

Not many people know that in between the Bronx and Queens, right in the middle of the East River is North Brother Island that was home to a quarantine hospital from 1885 to 1963. It has been in a state of ruin and disuse for the past 48 years.

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